Marketplace Schedule – March

Sometimes I think it’s a bad thing knowing whats about to be released, purely because I know I will be skint by the end of the month. Anyway our friend Major Nelson has posted up the marketplace schedule for March for the more important downloads that you’ll need to be aware off.

Xbox LIVE Deal of the Week:
March 1: Gears of War Avatar COG Armor (male) (female) 240 points & Helmet (male) (female) 80 points
March 8: Call of Duty: WaW: Map Pack Bundle, 1600 Points

Xbox LIVE Games on Demand:
March 2: Fallout 3, North America and Asia (except Japan, Korea and India)
March 2: Street Fighter IV, Europe, Australia and New Zealand

Xbox LIVE Arcade:
As part of the Block Party promotion, here is the Arcade schedule for March.
March 3: Toy Soldiers -1200 points
March 10: Scrap Metal – 1200 points
March 17: Perfect Dark – 800 points
March 24: Game Room – Free to download. Individual games will cost 240 to 400 points

Xbox Avatar Marketplace:
These are just a few of the collections scheduled for the Xbox LIVE Avatar Marketplace.
March 2: Street Fighter IV
March 4: Major League Baseball 2K10

Also, the following Xbox 360 Game Add-Ons are scheduled to be available:
Feb 23: Star Wars The Force Unleashed, Hoth Bonus Level – 800 Microsoft Points
Feb 25: FIFA 10, Ultimate Team Game Add-on – 400 Microsoft Points
March 2:Resident Evil 5, Desperate Escape Episode – 400 Microsoft Points

Finally, if you live in an area with the Zune Video Marketplace available, we’re pleased to welcome Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment to the service. In addition to access to movies like X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, Office Space, Napoleon Dynamite, you can now download episodes of 24, Bones and more.

As part of the Block Party (or House Party as it’s called in the EU) celebrations there will be a special deal where you will be able to do the following;

Plus: When you purchase all three Block Party titles and download the free Game Room app you’ll receive 400 Microsoft Points back to your account**! And if you’re an Xbox LIVE Gold Members you’ll also get an extra month of Gold absolutely free**!

And from Noon ET Friday, March 26, – Noon ET Monday, March 29 Block Party is making it easy for you to play together with an Xbox LIVE Multiplayer Unlock weekend! For this weekend only, we’re unlocking the online multiplayer features of all Block Party titles for Xbox LIVE Silver Members to play for free (games sold separately).

For full terms and conditions please visit Major Nelson’s blog by clicking here!

After that deal I’m thinking I will be purchasing all of the arcade games included in the House Party, but what are you doing? Leave your thoughts below!


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