‘Tis the season to stock up on the year’s biggest Xbox 360 exclusives! In honor of the biggest shopping spree of the year, Xbox is offering sweet deals that will make this year even brighter and merrier for video game fans. From Friday, Nov. 26 to Monday, Nov. 29, the Standard Edition versions of the best-selling “Halo: Reach” and action-packed “Fable III” will be available at participating retailers nationwide for the special price of $39.99 U.S. ERP or less*. Starting Tuesday, Nov. 23 through Monday, Nov. 29, incredible Xbox LIVE Marketplace deals offer great savings on your favorite entertainment, including movies, Xbox LIVE Arcade titles, Game Add-ons and more. Whether you’re looking to surprise your friends and family or treat yourself to the most immersive blockbusters available, there’s something for everyone on Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE.


With the “Fable III” and “Halo: Reach” Standard Editions perfectly priced for a limited time at $39.99 U.S. ERP each, there’s no better time than this Thanksgiving weekend to add these two surefire favorites to your game collection. If you have a taste for adventure, get ready to lead a revolution and seize the royal throne as Queen or King of Albion in “Fable III.” “Fable III” gets even bigger with new regions and adventures to explore with the “Fable III” Understone Quest Pack, available Nov. 23 for purchase on Xbox LIVE Marketplace for 400 Microsoft Points. Nominated by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) for a Libby Award for Most Animal Friendly Game of 2010, “Fable III” captures the true spirit of camaraderie with your loyal canine companion as you adventure through Albion and rise from rebel to ruler.


Looking for explosive action? Step into the boots of Noble Team with “Halo: Reach,” the critically acclaimed, thrilling prequel to the iconic “Halo” trilogy that became a global entertainment phenomenon. Multiplayer action for the game that media and fans alike are calling the best “Halo” game ever made, heats up even further starting Tuesday, Nov. 30 with the release of the first downloadable content for “Halo: Reach,” the Noble Map Pack (800 Microsoft Points). Available via Xbox LIVE, the Noble Map Pack adds three all new multiplayer maps to the “Halo: Reach” experience.


Give your feet a rest from all that holiday shopping and step in from the cold! Treat yourself to the hot deals on Xbox LIVE Marketplace all week. Starting Tuesday, Nov. 23 through Monday, Nov. 29, enjoy bestselling titles, entertaining Xbox LIVE Arcade games, and a variety of discounted blockbuster movies. In addition to the daily special deals starting Nov. 23, tune in on Friday, Nov. 26 for even more special one-day savings! See below for just a sample of games and movies that will be on sale, but check out Xbox LIVE for a complete list of more deals at www.xbox.com/blackfriday.


Xbox 360 Games

“Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas™” (Rockstar Games) - 400 Microsoft Points

“Halo: Combat Evolved” (Microsoft Game Studios) - 400 Microsoft Points


Xbox LIVE Arcade

“Trials HD” (Microsoft Game Studios) - 400 Microsoft Points

“‘Splosion Man™” (Microsoft Game Studios) - 160 Microsoft Points 

“Monkey Island™: Special Edition” (Microsoft Game Studios) - 400 Microsoft Points

“Madden NFL Arcade” (Electronic Arts) - 400 Microsoft Points

“Portal: Still Alive” (Microsoft Game Studios) - 400 Microsoft Points


Zune Movies

“Clash of the Titans” - 720 Microsoft Points

“Sex and the City 2” – 720 Microsoft Points

“Cats and Dogs 2: The Revenge of Kitty Galore” – 720 Microsoft Points

“300” – 380 Microsoft Points



*Estimated Retail Price, actual price may vary.  Limited time only at participating retailers.  Be sure to visit participating retailer for more details.





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