**List of Free downloads on Xbox Live!**

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#1  Edited By Psynapse

I don't know about you guys, but I always end up missing out on free things that Xbox Live release on the marketplace for weekends, or the 'sorry we suck at keeping servers online' free arcade games that only last a weekend.

They make certain things free after a period of time, ranging from Gamer Pics to Map Packs etc, but I always struggle to find them before its too late or at all thanks to the Marketplaces bad layout (cant wait for the fall/november update!)

Sooo I was thinking that we make a list of things that are free on Xbox Live Marketplace so everyone can take advantage of it! What do you guys think? I'll try to keep it updated in this first thread if people are interested in this.

Cheers,
Psy

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#2  Edited By Jayge_

That's a cool idea. I'm too lazy to maintain the list though.

You do know you can view all new free content right?

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#3  Edited By Kush

Yaris = #1 Free item on Live. Ever.

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#4  Edited By Psynapse
Jayge said:
"That's a cool idea. I'm too lazy to maintain the list though.

You do know you can view all new free content right?"
Lol no i didn't ... hence the reason for starting this thread :P

Any directions? Ive had an xbox for over 12 months and play online all the time, but i only go near the videos/demo's of XBL Marketplace.
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#5  Edited By Jayge_

Go to New Arrivals and you can see all the new themes and content, usually like 4 or 5 a day and it's easy to find free ones.

I know someone on the marketplace is a "view free content only" menu, but I don't remember exactly. I can't access my xbox right now though.

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#6  Edited By Psynapse
Jayge said:
"Go to New Arrivals and you can see all the new themes and content, usually like 4 or 5 a day and it's easy to find free ones.

I know someone on the marketplace is a "view free content only" menu, but I don't remember exactly. I can't access my xbox right now though."
yeah well i know where the 'new themes and content' area is... But i have never seen a 'view free content only' on there...
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#7  Edited By Bear

I remember seeing a Free Stuff tab under the New Arrivals section when they changed the look of the Marketplace. Unfortunately, now it seems to be absent from the New Arrivals page; for me at least.

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#8  Edited By Player1
Kush said:
"Yaris = #1 Free item on Live. Ever."
I considered quitting gaming after playing that. My life was fulfilled. Nothing would ever match it. 
It was that good. 
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#9  Edited By Emilio
Player1 said:
"Kush said:
"Yaris = #1 Free item on Live. Ever."
I considered quitting gaming after playing that. My life was fulfilled. Nothing would ever match it. 
It was that good. 
"
Yaris was the bomb in Phantoms.

There is Aegis Wing, some Xbox Camera game, there are alot of movie themes/pics always for free, annnd that's all I can think of.
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#10  Edited By DoctorTran

Ben Affleck was also the bomb in Phantoms.

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#11  Edited By MsCortana

Aegis Wing
Undertow

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#13  Edited By MsCortana

I was not aware they were actually charging people for this horrible game.  I suppose it was simply free for a specific amount of time due to the Christmas debacle. :(

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#14  Edited By Jayge_

Undertow was sweet!

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#15  Edited By Player1
Jayge said:
"Undertow was sweet!"
If it wouldn't have been free, would you have liked it? 
Now that I think about it, how did the guys who made undertow get paid? Did Microsoft pay them just as much they would have per download? 

Because I'm sure it was downloaded ALOT more then it would have been hadn't it been free. 
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#16  Edited By Jayge_

Yeah, I probably would have.

I mean, it's by no means amazing, but people trash it super-dee-duper low.

I think Microsoft must have been forced to compensate Chair. It wasn't selling super-high, so Microsoft was probably like "give us a 10% discount on every download". Since MS already profits 70%, it didn't matter much to Chair, I don't think.

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#17  Edited By MisterSpiffy

There's been a couple free things for limited times too, and those were usually pretty good.

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#18  Edited By t67443
MsCortana said:
"I was not aware they were actually charging people for this horrible game.  I suppose it was simply free for a specific amount of time due to the Christmas debacle. :("

Ya school kept me from logging on that week so I was kinda mad that I missed that chance but now that I think about it I'm glad I missed out.

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