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Microsoft to Expand Xbox360 Classics Range

Microsoft today announced the expansion of its Classics collection in EMEA to include three blockbuster titles, as it continues its strategy of offering high quality experiences at outstanding value. On 20th March, Halo 3, Mass Effect and Project Gotham Racing 4 will join the elite selection of Xbox360 Classics, with each game available at an Estimated Retail Price (ERP) of just £19.99.

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Jerk1203052d ago (Edited 3052d ago )

Three excellent games at a cheap price that are much better than anything the Crapstation 3 has.

REALgamer3052d ago

They're all great games, about time Halo 3 went to half-price.

However Mass Effect and PGR4 can already be found for even less if you shop around.

Cajun Chicken3052d ago

Got Mass Effect for £7 secondhand.

DirtyLary3052d ago

I'm tired of seeing Nazistop ripping people off selling Halo3 for $35 used.

Klopek3052d ago

What's the deal with the classics collection? How is it decided whether a game will be added? I thought it was simply based on "copies sold" but if that's true why isn't Call of Duty 4 "classic" yet? Has Activision simply refused to agree to a classic release because it's still selling so well?

edgeofblade3052d ago

There is no "rule" that triggers a game going into classic versioning. It's purely a business decision. Imagine someone who is on the fence about buying a system. They can now get some of the better games on the system without the increased sticker shock at the checkout counter. Imagine saving up X hundred and having the register ask you for X+1 hundred dollars because you wanted a game. Most people could see that coming, but it hurts no less in this platform-mediated market world we live in.