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Xbox Live Deals: Discounted Games and DLCs Revealed; Subscription Price In Other Countries Increases

( [email protected] ) May 18, 2016 01:14 PM EDT
Microsoft has just unveiled the complete lineup of games included in this week's Deals with Gold program. These game can be purchased at discounted prices by everyone but some of them are only available for Xbox Live Gold members.
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Microsoft has just unveiled the complete lineup of games included in this week's Deals with Gold program. These game can be purchased at discounted prices by everyone but some of them are only available for Xbox Live Gold members.

As noted by Microsoft through the Major Nelson website, the discounts for these games are valid starting today until next Monday or on May 23. For this week's deal, the tech giant include about 70 games in the lineup. These are divided almost equally for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One platforms.

The discounts for these game range from 20 to 75 percent. But the add-on for "Battlefield 4" can be acquired for free.

For the Xbox One platform, some of these games include "Call of Duty: Black Ops III," "Call of Duty: Ghosts," "Final Fantasy Type-0 HD," "Forza Motorsport 6," "Just Cause 3," "Life is Strange," "The Witcher 3" and "Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition."

As for the Xbox 360 console, the discounted games include carious "Call of Duty" titles, "Deus Ex: Human Revolution," "Need for Speed Hot Pursuit," "Sleeping Dogs," and "Thief."

These games and the other titles included in this week's Deals with Gold promo can be accessed through the Xbox.com site.

As for other Xbox Live news, Microsoft recently confirmed that it will increase the price of the subscription service in six countries. These include Austria, South Africa, Sweden, Israel, Turkey and Hungary.

As explained by the company, the decision to increase the price of the service was influenced by current market trends and currency fluctuation in these regions. According to the company, subscribers in these areas can expect to see the changes by June 20 of this year.

"We occasionally update pricing in a given market to provide a balance of service and value, and in some instances, meet currency fluctuations within the region, and will be adjusting the price of Xbox Live Gold subscription in a small number of markets on June 20, 2016," a Microsoft spokesperson told Game Informer.

"We do so always keeping in mind that our goal is to offer our members the premium gaming and entertainment service at a fair price," the representative added.

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