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maomaoIYP
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(06-11-2013, 12:01 PM)
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XBL gold members should have seen this thread: http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=581137 by now and realized that Fable 3 is free.

I was browsing the marketplace just now and saw that it's part of the "Games with Gold" promotion. From 10th of June till 31st of December this year gold members get 2 games free. You've got to check back after 2 weeks into the month to download the second. Fable 3 is the 1st game for this month.

Hardly the promotion to beat out PS+'s free games every month without fail.
Hagi
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(06-11-2013, 12:02 PM)
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Fuck yeah Fable 3?
Feorax
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(06-11-2013, 12:04 PM)
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So this is for 360 only, not Xbox One right?
Lima
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(06-11-2013, 12:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by Feorax

So this is for 360 only, not Xbox One right?

Only 360 games, correct.
Alx
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(06-11-2013, 12:05 PM)
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I downloaded Fable 3, didn't intend to buy it, but if it's free I can give it a try.
I wonder what the second game will be.
As for next month, I already own AC2 (although I may have gotten rid of the disk, maybe I should download it anyway :P), but will also give Halo 3 a try (it would be my first, I never got convinced by the demo/beta of the serie).
sakipon
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(06-11-2013, 12:05 PM)
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The best part: the games are not rentals. I prefer it this way.
Kinyou
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(06-11-2013, 12:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by sakipon

The best part: the games are not rentals. I prefer it this way.

That's certainly pretty cool
Lima
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(06-11-2013, 12:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by sakipon

The best part: the games are not rentals. I prefer it this way.

MS can't do it without completely changing the license system on the 360 since they don't have the same system in place that Sony has for PS+.
Alpende
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(06-11-2013, 12:09 PM)
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I hope they give out some new ones before I switch over to the PS4.
RiPPn
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(06-11-2013, 12:09 PM)

Originally Posted by maomaoIYP

till 31st of December this year

Temporary, wonder why?
Lima
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(06-11-2013, 12:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by RiPPn

Temporary, wonder why?

Maybe because they have some new more refined model coming for the One?
Satchel
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(06-11-2013, 12:13 PM)
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If the games aren't rentals, then it technically beats Plus. Because you know, you're not renting the games, you actually own them.
maomaoIYP
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(06-11-2013, 12:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by Lima

Maybe because they have some new more refined model coming for the One?

I hope they do. I think it would be a terrible business decision not to, considering how much ps+ gives for less money. With the recent PS4 announcements I've already started questioning myself why I put myself through paying for XBL all these years, I certainly don't play much multiplayer anymore.
Freshmaker
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(06-11-2013, 12:16 PM)
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Halo 3's one of the ones up next.

MS is generous.
maomaoIYP
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(06-11-2013, 12:20 PM)
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I just found another panel under "sales and special offers" that says 'Walking Dead free to Gold members.' I clicked on it and nothing happens though. The game in the XBLA section isn't free as well.
Slygmous
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(06-11-2013, 12:25 PM)
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Originally Posted by maomaoIYP

I just found another panel under "sales and special offers" that says 'Walking Dead free to Gold members.' I clicked on it and nothing happens though. The game in the XBLA section isn't free as well.

I think it's just the first episode, again.
lucius
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(06-11-2013, 12:25 PM)
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Well that's good I have the two upcoming games though, if they keep offering good ones I might get Gold again even though multiplayer does not mean much to me, they have to implement this with Xbox one though, seems pretty much their answer to Playstation Plus.
Lima
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(06-11-2013, 12:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by maomaoIYP

I just found another panel under "sales and special offers" that says 'Walking Dead free to Gold members.' I clicked on it and nothing happens though. The game in the XBLA section isn't free as well.

It was only the first episode that was free last week until today. Part of the Deal of the Week.
eggwolio
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(06-13-2013, 05:48 PM)
Is Halo 3 up for free yet? I was navigating the marketplace on the web and couldn't get it to show up free, but Fable III still is.

This is an awesome deal for people who don't have Gold currently but may have several 48hr trials still sitting unused in their games. Use your trial on the 15th, folks. Well, I guess awesome is relative. Old games are old.
PhatSaqs
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(06-13-2013, 05:49 PM)
Another fail for MS imo. This sounded awesome until they announced it was only through the end of the year.
FrsDvl
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(06-13-2013, 05:51 PM)
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Next month is assassins Creed 2 and halo 3. they mentioned it at e3
Phonomezer
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(06-13-2013, 05:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by PhatSaqs

Another fail for MS imo. This sounded awesome until they announced it was only through the end of the year.

I wonder if it would have anything to do with the entirely new infrastructure rolling out at the end of the year.
quickwhips
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(06-13-2013, 05:52 PM)
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The fact that you own the games even after gold ends is awesome. PSN should take note (thats the only thing that I don't like about PS+) . MS better take note and make this X1 feature for gold also.
gregor7777
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(06-13-2013, 05:53 PM)
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Very cool
PhatSaqs
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(06-13-2013, 05:53 PM)

Originally Posted by Phonomezer

I wonder if it would have anything to do with the entirely new infrastructure rolling out at the end of the year.

Maybe. I guess we will have to wait and see.
hgarrett54
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(06-13-2013, 05:55 PM)
Awesome. Always wanted to try Halo 3.
Ghazi
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(06-13-2013, 06:00 PM)
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I'm confused about this, I've seen it, but they said Assassins Creed 2 and Halo 3 would be the first games. Not Fable 3

Originally Posted by eggwolio

This is an awesome deal for people who don't have Gold currently but may have several 48hr trials still sitting unused in their games. Use your trial on the 15th, folks. Well, I guess awesome is relative. Old games are old.

Trials don't work like that. You're not Gold, therefore you won't be able to download the games.
MrCompletely
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(06-13-2013, 06:00 PM)
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Originally Posted by PhatSaqs

Another fail for MS imo. This sounded awesome until they announced it was only through the end of the year.

It's a test for driving subscriptions on 360, I'm sure they won't ditch it if they see a good bump.

Perhaps also getting some of the XBL general population to be comfortable downloading full games to set expectations for Xbone.

MS's big bet is on a 100% digital distribution future, thats what all these limitations are driving towards.
abracadaver
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(07-28-2013, 03:07 PM)
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A polish website already knows the free games for August:

Crackdown and Dead Rising 2
bronzeP
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(07-28-2013, 03:09 PM)

Originally Posted by abracadaver

A polish website already knows the free games for August:

Crackdown and Dead Rising 2

Dead Rising 2 and Crackdown would be AWESOME!

Didn't play a single Crackdown game so this sounds interesting and I still have to play DR2 too.
Colonel Nasty
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(07-28-2013, 03:09 PM)
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Not bad. Better than arcade games.
clay_ghost
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(07-28-2013, 03:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by abracadaver

A polish website already knows the free games for August:

Crackdown and Dead Rising 2

I have both games already.......

Skipping this month.(still have code for a month of gold some where)

Hmm is good that are both Games on demands games for august.
hope for good games for SEP.
Steverulez
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(07-28-2013, 03:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by abracadaver

A polish website already knows the free games for August:

Crackdown and Dead Rising 2

Assuming its correct I am very pleased with that. Lost my copy of the first and not yet played the other one. Great news.

Also very interesting timing to do them now, when DR3 is due, so another Crackdown 3 hint..?
Miles Quaritch
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(07-28-2013, 03:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by abracadaver

A polish website already knows the free games for August:

Crackdown and Dead Rising 2

I hope the inclusion of Crackdown (if it's accurate) means an announcement for Crackdown 3 isn't far off/will happen at Gamescom.
EvB
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(07-28-2013, 03:12 PM)
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Not played DR2, I take that thanks
NIGHT-
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(07-28-2013, 03:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by abracadaver

A polish website already knows the free games for August:

Crackdown and Dead Rising 2


Wow! These are pretty sweet :)

So when do we get halo 3?
Anarkin
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(07-28-2013, 03:14 PM)
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Originally Posted by abracadaver

A polish website already knows the free games for August:

Crackdown and Dead Rising 2

Great, both games are on the index in Germany.
abracadaver
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(07-28-2013, 03:14 PM)
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Both games will not be available in germany. I hope we get alternative games
RBH
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(07-28-2013, 03:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by abracadaver

A polish website already knows the free games for August:

Crackdown and Dead Rising 2

Yes please.
m23
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(07-28-2013, 03:16 PM)
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I already have Crackdown but I hope this just further confirms Crackdown 3. I never played Dead Rising 2 so that's cool.
Oynox
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(07-28-2013, 03:16 PM)
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So what games will germany get? I'd really like to play crackdown, but my US account has no gold..
bronzeP
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(07-28-2013, 03:17 PM)
I'm in Austria, I hope I'll get those games and not the german ones (if they'd get other games).
Anarkin
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(07-28-2013, 03:19 PM)
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Originally Posted by bronzeP

I'm in Austria, I hope I'll get those games and not the german ones (if they'd get other games).

If the games are available in your country, I don't see a reason why you wouldn't.
reptilescorpio
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(07-28-2013, 03:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by abracadaver

A polish website already knows the free games for August:

Crackdown and Dead Rising 2

Better than XBLA at least, even though I've already played those games ages ago.
bronzeP
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(07-28-2013, 03:22 PM)

Originally Posted by Anarkin

If the games are available in your country, I don't see a reason why you wouldn't.

sometimes the PEGI guys get lazy and just throw out the USK version on the market :P
EvB
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(07-28-2013, 03:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by Anarkin

Great, both games are on the index in Germany.


Why don't you account migrate to the UK , you can set it back to Germany in 3 months time?
coma1138
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(07-28-2013, 03:24 PM)
I guess that's further proof that Crackdown 3 is coming soon.

Originally Posted by reptilescorpio

Better than XBLA at least

Defense Grid was an awesome game...
abracadaver
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(07-28-2013, 03:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by EvB

Why don't you account migrate to the UK , you can set it back to Germany in 3 months time?

IP check. Even then we wouldnt be able to download it unless we use a UK vpn
Grecco
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(07-28-2013, 03:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by abracadaver

A polish website already knows the free games for August:

Crackdown and Dead Rising 2



awesome never played DR2,
Oynox
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(07-28-2013, 03:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by EvB

Why don't you account migrate to the UK , you can set it back to Germany in 3 months time?

Problem with that is that there is still an IP ban. You would need to use a VPN connection to download those games.

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