Saturday, October 10, 2009

Microsoft has Announced 3 New Xbox 360 Classics And That They Are Now £14.99

Microsoft have announced that Bioshock, Grand Theft Auto IV, and Midnight Club Los Angeles: Complete edition are now a part of the Xbox 360 Classics collection. Microsoft have also announced that these new titles and the existing games in the collection are now available for £14.99.

Press Release

LONDON - 9 October, 2009 - Microsoft® today announced a new starting price for Xbox 360 Classics in Europe, and three new blockbuster titles for the program, offering high quality experiences at outstanding value. From 09 October Grand Theft Auto IV, Midnight Club Los Angeles: Complete Edition and BioShock will join the best selection of Xbox 360 games in the Classics range. A selection of titles, including Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Vegas 2 and Naruto: Rise of a Ninja will now cost just £14.99 Estimated Retail Price*.

Grand Theft Auto IV The highest rated game of the decade, the fastest-selling entertainment product of all time and the winner of countless awards, Set in Liberty City, Grand Theft Auto IV tells the epic and satirical tale of newly arrived immigrant Niko Bellic, as he attempts to escape his dark and murky past in the ultimate land of opportunity. Also available for this title is the highest rated downloadable content ever on Xbox 360 – The Lost and Damned and coming soon, The Ballad of Gay Tony.

Midnight Club Los Angeles: Complete Edition The originator of open world street racing is back and bigger than ever. Midnight Club Los Angeles Complete Edition makes L.A. even bigger adding the iconic South Central area plus new vehicles, aftermarket parts, music and races. Drive the hottest, fully customizable real world cars and superbikes day to night across stunning real-world L.A. No tracks. No Rules. Welcome back to the Midnight Club.

BioShock is the "genetically enhanced" first person shooter that lets you do things never before possible in the genre: turn everything into a weapon, biologically mod your body with plasmids, hack devices and systems, upgrade your weapons and craft new ammo variants, and experiment with different combat techniques.

In addition to these new entrants, Xbox 360 Classics already includes some of the most popular Xbox 360 games, now showcasing beautifully redesigned packaging, to add a touch of class to any gaming fan’s collection:

Halo 3 sees Master Chief, the last known survivor of a secret military project, fight to save humanity and uncover a secret so incredible, it will change the galaxy forever.

Gears of War tells deep and harrowing story of humankind's epic battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the bowels of the planet.

Forza Motorsport 2 lets you own, customise, and race your favourite cars in this technologically advanced and realistic driving sim.

Project Gotham Racing 4 features super-powered cars, perfectly rendered real world locations and a realistic weather system that makes this the arcade racing game to play.

Mass Effect is an immersive, story-driven experience coupled with awe-inspiring visuals, where you face a grave threat that may destroy all of civilization.

To mark the occasion of the introduction of the new Classics pricing, Ubisoft is introducing five amazing titles at the lower price point of just XX - Splinter Cell Double Agent, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Vegas 2 and Naruto: Rise of a Ninja.

“We are happy to bring some our best IPS to this Classics range, these titles offer some of the best gaming experiences, now made available for even more people to enjoy.” said John Parkes, EMEA Marketing Director at Ubisoft.

Xbox 360 Classics includes the Best Sellers: Forza 2, Project Gotham Racing 4, Mass Effect, Gears of War (not in Germany), Halo 3, Splinter Cell Double Agent, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2, , BioShock, Grand Theft Auto IV, Midnight Club Los Angeles: Complete Edition, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Vegas 2, Assassin’s Creed and Family Game; Naruto: Rise of a Ninja
*Actual retail prices may vary


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