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There's a huge Xbox backward compatibility sale this week, here are the best deals

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What you need to know

  • Every week Microsoft and certain publishers discount numerous games on Xbox One.
  • This week backward compatible games from a variety of franchises are on sale.
  • We've listed some of the popular discounted games here.

Every year, Microsoft and certain publishers discount numerous games for an Xbox One backward compatibility sale. Some deals may only be available to Xbox Live Gold members and others to anyone who utilizes the service. A wide variety of titles, ranging from small experiences to massive blockbusters, are available for substantially less. This week, prominent games from the Assassin's Creed and Call of Duty franchises are on sale. Here's a look at some popular discounted titles.

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Xbox 360

  • Alice: Madness Returns | 75 percent | $4.99
  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag | 60 percent | $7.99
  • Assassin's Creed Liberation HD | 60 percent | $7.99
  • Assassin's Creed | 60 percent | $7.99
  • Assassin's Creed III | 50 percent | $9.99
  • Assassin's Creed Rogue | 67 percent | $9.89
  • Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts | 50 percent | $7.49
  • Banjo-Kazooie | 50 percent | $7.49
  • Battlefield 1943 | 70 percent | $2.99
  • Battlefield 3 | 75 percent | $4.99
  • Battlefield: Bad Company 2 | 75 percent | $4.99
  • Battlefield: Bad Company | 67 percent | $4.94
  • Bayonetta | 60 percent | $7.99
  • Beyond Good & Evil HD | 67 percent | $3.29
  • BioShock | 60 percent | $7.99
  • BioShock 2 | 60 percent | $7.99
  • BioShock Infinite | 70 percent | $8.99
  • Blue Dragon | 50 percent | $9.99
  • Borderlands | 60 percent | $7.99
  • Borderlands 2 | 60 percent | $7.99
  • Bully: Scholarship Edition | 60 percent | $5.99
  • Burnout Revenge | 30 percent | $6.99
  • Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 | 67 percent | $4.94
  • Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars | 67 percent | $4.94
  • Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath | 67 percent | $4.94
  • Call of Duty 2 | 50 percent | $9.99
  • Call of Duty 3 | 50 percent | $9.99
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops | 50 percent | $14.99
  • Call of Duty: World at War | 50 percent | $9.99
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II | 67 percent | $16.49
  • Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare | 25 percent | $14.99
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 | 25 percent | $14.99
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 | 50 percent | $14.99
  • Call of Juarez: The Cartel | 75 percent | $7.49
  • Call of Juarez: Gunslinger | 65 percent | $5.24
  • Catherine | 50 percent | $9.99
  • Civilization Revolution | 75 percent | $7.49
  • Crysis | 67 percent | $6.59
  • Crysis 2 | 67 percent | $6.59
  • Crysis 3 | 67 percent | $6.59
  • Dante's Inferno | 67 percent | $4.94
  • Darksiders II | 85 percent | $2.99
  • Dead Rising 2: Case West | 30 percent | $6.99
  • Dead Space | 75 percent | $3.74
  • Dead Space 2 | 75 percent | $4.99
  • Dead Space 3 | 75 percent | $4.99
  • Deadfall Adventures | 85 percent | $5.99
  • Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two | 67 percent | $6.59
  • Dead Rising 2: Case Zero | 30 percent | $3.49
  • Dragon Age: Origins | 75 percent | $3.74
  • Dragon Age II | 60 percent | $7.99
  • DuckTales Remastered | 75 percent | $3.74
  • Duke Nukem Forever | 80 percent | $3.99
  • Fable Anniversary | 50 percent | $19.99
  • Fable II | 50 percent | $9.99
  • Fable III | 50 percent | $9.99
  • Far Cry 3 | 60 percent | $7.99
  • Far Cry 2 | 67 percent | $6.59
  • Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon | 70 percent | $4.49
  • Fight Night Champion | 75 percent | $4.99
  • Gears of War | 50 percent | $7.49
  • Gears of War 2 | 50 percent | $5.99
  • Gears of War 3 | 50 percent | $5.99
  • Gears of War: Judgment | 50 percent | $5.99
  • Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved | 50 percent | $2.49
  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas | 33 percent | $10.04
  • Grand Theft Auto IV | 65 percent | $6.99
  • Halo 3 | 50 percent | $9.99
  • Halo 3: ODST | 50 percent | $7.49
  • Halo 4 | 50 percent | $9.99
  • Halo Wars | 50 percent | $7.49
  • Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary | 50 percent | $9.99
  • Halo: Reach | 50 percent | $9.99
  • Injustice: Gods Among Us | 67 percent | $6.59
  • Jet Set Radio | 50 percent | $4.99
  • Kameo: Elements of Power | 50 percent | $4.99
  • Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning | 75 percent | $4.99
  • Lost Odyssey | 50 percent | $12.49
  • Lost Planet 2 | 75 percent | $4.99
  • Lost Planet 3 | 75 percent | $4.99
  • Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Colonies | 75 percent | $4.99
  • Mafia II | 75 percent | $7.49
  • Mass Effect 2 | 70 percent | $5.99
  • Mass Effect 3 | 70 percent | $5.99
  • Mega Man 10 | 60 percent | $3.99
  • Mega Man 9 | 60 percent | $3.99
  • Mirror's Edge | 75 percent | $3.74
  • Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge | 50 percent | $4.99
  • The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition | 50 percent | $4.99
  • Ms. Splosion Man | 50 percent | $4.99
  • Persona 4: Arena | 60 percent | $5.99
  • Panzer Dragoon Orta | 50 percent | $4.99
  • Perfect Dark | 50 percent | $4.99
  • Perfect Dark Zero | 50 percent | $7.49
  • Phantasy Star II | 50 percent | $2.49
  • Prey | 80 percent | $3.99
  • Prince of Persia | 60 percent | $7.99
  • Rayman 3 HD | 60 percent | $3.99
  • Rayman Legends | 67 percent | $6.59
  • Rayman Origins | 70 percent | $4.49
  • Red Dead Redemption | 67 percent | $9.89
  • Red Faction: Armageddon | 85 percent | $4.49
  • Resident Evil Code: Veronica X HD | 75 percent | $4.99
  • Saints Row 2 | 70 percent | $2.99
  • Saints Row IV | 70 percent | $10.49
  • Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell | 70 percent | $4.49
  • Saints Row: The Third | 70 percent | $4.49
  • Shadow Complex | 50 percent | $7.49
  • Shadowrun | 50 percent | $7.49
  • Shadows of the Damned | 75 percent | $4.99
  • Spec Ops: The Line | 80 percent | $5.99
  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Conviction | 50 percent | $9.99
  • Splosion Man | 50 percent | $4.99
  • Street Fighter IV | 50 percent | $9.99
  • Super Meat Boy | 50 percent | $7.49
  • Super Street Fighter IV | 60 percent | $11.99
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas | 67 percent | $6.59
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 | 67 percent | $6.59
  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent | 60 percent | $7.99
  • The Darkness | 80 percent | $3.99
  • The Darkness II | 80 percent | $5.99
  • The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings | 85 percent | $2.99
  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist | 60 percent | $7.99
  • Tomb Raider: Underworld | 90 percent | $1.99
  • Tomb Raider: Anniversary | 90 percent | $1.99
  • Tomb Raider: Legend | 90 percent | $1.99
  • Trials HD | 60 percent | $3.99
  • Trine 2 | 60 percent | $5.99
  • Tropico 4 | 80 percent | $1.99
  • XCOM: Enemy Within | 80 percent | $7.99

For the complete list visit Major Nelson. Search for the games on your Xbox One or Microsoft Store website to purchase them.

Which games are you interested in? Let us know! Be sure to check out the Assassin's Creed and Call of Duty franchises because they're great experiences.

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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.

2 Comments
  • Still waiting on fuzion frenzy sales
  • I wish the checkout process was more streamlined