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Xbox Live updates: 2K Games sale, Dance Central add-ons, Gold trial


Major Nelson has posted an update on the content scheduled for Xbox LIVE Marketplace, and while you already know about Plants vs Zombies being the current Deal of the Week, there's other goodies headed your way as well.

Starting next week, from January 25 through January 31, select titles and add-ons from 2K Games will be on sale for up to 50 percent. Activision and EA already had turns in the spotlight, so now it's time for some Red Dead, BioShock 2 and Borderlands discounts. More information on the sale will be released soon.

Also, from January 28 through January 31, all Xbox Live members will be able to try out Gold for free.

Deals of the Week

  • Week of January 24 – Dance Central: Dance Central 4 song add-ons – 160 Microsoft Points for each song (33 percent off): Janet Jackson “Control”, Sean Paul “Temperature”, Ne-Yo “Because of You”, Cameo “Word Up”
  • Week of January 31 – Get Wet with: Hydro Thunder Hurricane, 800 Microsoft Points (Save 33 percent ;  Aqua, 400 Microsoft Points (Save 50 percent ); Hydrophobia, 400 Microsoft Points (Save 50 percent )

Games On Demand

  • January 18: Red Dead Redemption, Permanent price reduction in the US and Canada
  • January 25: The Chronicles of Riddick Assault on Dark Athena
  • February 1: Dark Void

Avatar Marketplace

  • January 20: Cool Moves collection (Kung Fu moves, flipping, jumping, and more!)
  • January 20: Dead Space 2
  • January 27: Military collection
  • February 1: Call of Duty: Black Ops
  • February 3: World Sports

Game Add-ons

  • January 26: Castlevania Harmony of Despair Playable Character Simon Belmont, 160 Microsoft Points
  • January 26: Castlevania Harmony of Despair Origins Stage Pack , 240 Microsoft Points
  • January 26: Bomberman Live: Battlefest Bomb-Up Pack III , 240 Microsoft Points
  • February 1: Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike , 1200 Microsoft Points
  • February 2: Castlevania Harmony of Despair The Legend of Fuma Stage Pack 240 Microsoft Points; Castlevania Harmony of Despair Playable Character Getsu Fuma, 160 Microsoft Points

Xbox Live Arcade

  • January 26: Breach, 1200 Microsoft Points
  • February 2: Bionic Commando Rearmed 2, 1200 Microsoft Points

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