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Xbox LIVE Turns Five, Gives Away Carcassonne, soars past 8 million mark

Xbox LIVE membership soars past 8 million mark, Microsoft unveils new download service for Xbox games direct to your living room beginning Dec. 4.

all 8 million members will have the opportunity to download a free Xbox LIVE Arcade game,* available for downloading between 12:01 a.m. PST on Nov. 15 and 11:59 p.m. PST on Nov. 16.** In addition to this, every active member who joined the service in 2002 will receive 500 free Microsoft Points.

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TheMART3454d ago

In the original message I find this one the most interesting:

"Also, our new press release has mentioned that Psychonauts is coming to XBLA as a classic Xbox download with the fall update."

GO GET PSYCHONAUTS. ALL OF YOU. THIS GAME DESERVES IT. ONE OF THE BEST PLATFORM GAMES EVER

Too bad it didn't get enough advertising. Check out the new game of the guy that made Psychonauts also. Brutal Legend. It'll rock again! Great humor. Download Psychonauts first. Really. It for sure will surprise you

Marceles3454d ago

Psychonauts is definitely the most underrated and best platform game. I'm definitely downloading that (and Carcassone too), but the Psychonauts news excited me more lol.

Snukadaman3454d ago

Its looking good...ill get carcassone...is this for Americans too???

Enigma_20993454d ago (Edited 3454d ago )

I actually AGREE with you on something... Psychonauts is an underrated GEM... and when you're looking for that... BUY BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL YOU SPITEFUL BASTARDS!!!!

kewlkat0073454d ago (Edited 3454d ago )

I never played it?

8 Million for a "Fee-Based" service is not too shabby.

*I know it is not FREE but last time I checked the world is not perfect either.(for the PS3 fans out there)

This is still a business and MS is in it to make money somehow.

I would like the price of XBL to be cheaper, not because I wanna screw MS out of not making money from their service, or because I can't afford it but, I know some people that can't afford it.

Anyhow Free is what everyone would like in this world but things could be a little cheaper on XBL, that's my only gripe. More content is on the way which is good. I've never had any issues whatsoever with the service. I actually go on PSN and quite frankly PSN got a long long way to go.

no_more_heroes3454d ago

listen to everyone above you. Buy Psychonauts. Just do it. They are right (yes, even theMART is right surprisingly). You're doing yourself a great disservice if you don't. It was supposed to be exclusive to the xbox but Microsoft dropped it like a hot potato and it went multiplatform.

WilliamRLBaker3453d ago (Edited 3453d ago )

my bad your right it was exclusive I had a brain fart at the time of that writing and when i tried to change it the site went down.

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tomfoolery3454d ago

Everyday I'm more and more glad I own this gens best system.
The one.............the only.................drumroll please...

360
Tom out.

macsto3454d ago

500 free points? im there. Thank you MS.

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