The Xbox Ultimate Game Sale starts today, providing the best discounts on digital games over the summer season. This year's sale runs from July 5 until July 11, with discounts across the entire Microsoft ecosystem.
While the Xbox One is seeing a majority of this year's best discounts, prices for a number of Xbox 360 titles have also been slashed. Included among the discounted games is a small range of backward compatible titles, which are also playable on the Xbox One.
Here are our top backward compatible Xbox 360 games discounted as a part of the Ultimate Game Sale:
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition
Price with Gold: $2.99 (85% off) // Price: $4.99 (75% off) // Genre: Role Playing
Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Price with Gold: $3.74 (75% off) // Price: $5.24 (65% off) // Genre: Action & Adventure, Shooter
Price with Gold: $7.49 (50% off) // Price: $8.99 (40% off) // Genre: Action & Adventure
Jet Set Radio
Price with Gold: $4.99 (50% off) // Price: $5.99 (40% off) // Genre: Action & Adventure, Platformer
Price with Gold: $7.49 (50% off) // Price: $8.99 (40% off) // Genre: Role Playing
Gears of War 3
Price with Gold: $6.59 (67% off) // Price: $8.59 (57% off) // Genre: Shooter
Left 4 Dead 2
Price with Gold: $7.49 (50% off) // Price: $8.99 (40% off) // Genre: Shooter
Portal: Still Alive
Price with Gold: $7.49 (50% off) // Price: $8.99 (40% off) // Genre: Action & Adventure, Puzzle & Trivia
Just Cause 2
Price with Gold: $3.74 (75% off) // Price: $5.24 (65% off) // Genre: Action & Adventure
Assassin's Creed II
Price with Gold: $9.99 (50% off) // Price: $11.99 (40% off) // Genre: Action & Adventure
What are you looking to pick up this week? Make sure to let us know in the comments below!
Interesting post! Thank you Matt!
Exchange Assassin's Creed 2 with 3 and I'm game.
Uh, you forgot to mention Braid--one of the most highly acclaimed games of all time.
But it has one of the most unatractive protagonists ever.
assassin's creed 2 and witcher 2 are the best
totaly broke sitting this sale out more like it.
Such a wonderful thing that more people will be able to enjoy Witcher 2. What an amazing game.
An article about how and whom makes decisions on what games to make compatible, would be interesting.
I assume it's the publisher that decides if it benefits them to alter the game, but what needs to be done - and how easy or difficult it might be would tickle my fancy.
The only game I can think of that I miss, is Battlerield 3 ...
If I understand correctly what Microsoft has said in the past, MS handles the "conversion" (basically just a recompile to XB1) and testing. The roadblock is that the publisher has to sign the new contact allowing it to be played on XB1. They may have reasons to not want that to happen (like potential plans for a remaster that they feel bc would take sales away from). I think Call of Duty is an interesting test case, with one title released via bc and one as a remaster. Will they split up the remaining titles, or go all one way or the other?
Thanks. :) With the effort Dice put into BF4, 1 and Star Wars I couldn't Imagine they'd find time nor desire to remaster BF3.
But I guess nobody saw CoD coming remastered either.
Left 4 dead 2 still shows as $9.99 for gold. Posted via the Windows Central App for Android
When the hell will R* license Red Dead Redemption for BWC? I've been waiting like forever! And don't tell me I'm the only one waiting for this...
Your the only one waiting for this
It happened! Just wait until Friday!
red dead redemption comming this friday.. confirmed, it has a discount this sales
I recommend against buying the first Portal for Xbox 360. Towards the end of the game, the puzzles expect you to use a level of precision that a controller can't provide. They just didn't properly balance it for consoles. Some people have certainly beaten it, but it gets frustratingly hard at times.
Has anyone been able to purchase Jet Set? When I try it says bundle only with no option to purchase anything. I get the same thing if I just try and search for JeT Set.
Xbox support just gave me the url to purchase JetSet https://t.co/KQ7Zqzkcxf
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