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Xbox Original whacked, moved to games on demand service

Thursday, 18th June 2009 11:53 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Microsoft has rebranded its Xbox Originals service on Xbox.com.

All the Original titles currently on offer for download on the Xbox Live Marketplace are now featured as part of the new Games on Demand service.

Microsoft said at E3 that it will launch a games-on-demand service for older Xbox 360 titles, including BioShock, Assassin’s Creed, Crackdown, LEGO Star Wars and Sonic the Hedgehog.

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8 Comments

  1. Blerk

    I’ll be interested in seeing how much these retail for. I surmise it’s still going to be ‘more than you can get them in the shops for’. The gouging bastards.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Psychotext

    No doubt. I don’t think they’ll ever match the sort of discounts retailers (especially in the UK) will offer.

    The only way it’ll work for me is if I’m able to buy MS points at a ludicrously discounted price… which to be fair does happen sometimes. ;)

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Bulk Slash

    Are they discontinuing the service or just re-branding it? There’s still a few games I’d like to buy… I know I could just buy second hand but I like the convenience of running from the hard drive.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. Patrick Garratt

    They’ve just pulled all the originals into the GOD service. They’ll be adding this 360 stuff to it soon.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Anders

    Will achievements be included on the GOD-service?

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Psychotext

    I can’t see why they wouldn’t be. They should be just the same as the rip you make when you install the game on your 360… just with different authentication.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Mike

    Shame that KOTOR didn’t make it.

    #7 5 years ago
  8. shox r4

    The games-on-demand looks good,I’d like to try at once.

    #8 5 years ago

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