Xbox LIVE August 22nd – September 4th, 2012 Release Schedule

Rounding out Friday is your local dose of Microsoft schedules and discounts to close out August and into early September. Loads of new titles gracing the marketplace, including a HD remake of a cult classic. Go on, take a look and see for yourself!

Assassin’s Creed Revelations DLC gets a price slashing, Capcom launches its HD remake of JOJO’s Bizarre Adventure HD, Rock Band gets a good blitzin’, and the always popular franchise Counter Strike by Valve makes it to Xbox LIVE with Counter Strike: Global Offensive.

Mass Effect 3 fans will be pleased to know the Leviathan expansion makes it to the Xbox LIVE Marketplace from mid next week.

Check out the full release schedule below for applicable discount periods for Australian Xbox LIVE users.

Xbox LIVE Arcade Release Date MS Points
Counter Strike: Global Offensive (Valve) 23-Aug 1200
JOJO’s Bizarre Adventure HD (Capcom) 23-Aug 1600
Rock Band Blitz (Harmonix) 30-Aug 1200
Game Add-ons Release Date MS Points
Mass Effect 3: Leviathan (Electronic Arts) 29-Aug 800
Deal of the Week Discount Dates Price
TNT Racers (dtp Entertainment) 22-Aug to 28-Aug 400 (50% off)
Faery (Focus Home Interactive) 600 (50% off)
Crazy Machine Elements (dtp Entertainment) 400 (50% off)
Dead Block (Namco) 400 (50% off)
Dead Block – More Dead to Block Map Pack (Namco) 120 (50% off)
Skydrift (Namco) 600 (50% off)
Skydrift – Extreme Fighters Pack (Namco) 80 (50% off)
Skydrift – Gladiator Pack (Namco) 200 (50% off)
Ubisoft 29-Aug to 4-Sept
Assassin’s Creed Revelations Ancestors Character Pack 160 (50% off)
Assassin’s Creed Revelations Mediterranean Traveler Map Pack 400 (50% off)
Assassin’s Creed Revelations The Lost Archive 400 (50% off)
Assassin’s Creed Revelations – Codex 120 (50% off)
Assassin’s Creed Revelations – Eagle 120 (50% off)
Assassin’s Creed Revelations – Piece of Eden 120 (50% off)
Special Sales Discount Dates Price
Kinect Central- Forza Motorsport 4 May TopGear Car Pack(Microsoft) 22-Aug to 28-Aug 280 (50% off)
Kinect Central – The Gunstringer: El Diablo’s ‘Merican Adventure (Microsoft) 29-Aug to 4-Sept 120 (50% off)
Rockstar Publisher Sale (Rockstar) 29-Aug to 4-Sept Up to 50% off
Games on Demand Release Date
Left 4 Dead (Valve) 22-Aug
Ratatouille (Disney) 22-Aug
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City (Capcom) 22-Aug
Metal Gear Solid HD (Konami) 22-Aug

This is the current release schedule for Xbox LIVE Marketplace content. As with all game related releases, dates, prices and availability are subject to change and vary by region.