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If you guys haven't played sunset overdrive I highly, highly suggest it. Be sure to play as a girl though. The voice actor is much better. It really is a fun game that should be bought imo.
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Yeah got my email. Really cool stuff. I have played 256 hours, which sounds about right. Just too busy to get much gaming in. I've played 6% of their games which is amazing it isn't more. I've bought a lot of games (Titanfall, Dead Rising 3, Lego marvel, plants vs zombies, Forza 5, wolfenstein, tomb raider, 2 COD titles, battlefield 4, sunset overdrive, halo mcc, and a few of the small games). I'm inundated right now and loving every minute.
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If you guys haven't played sunset overdrive I highly, highly suggest it. Be sure to play as a girl though. The voice actor is much better. It really is a fun game that should be bought imo.
Damn, I usually play as a girl with games like this. Oh well gives me an excuse to play through it at a later time

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OMG! Just got an Xbox Live email saying I'm getting a free copy of Limbo when it arrives on Xbox One!!!! "Thanks for being an Xbox One early adopter. To celebrate Year One..."
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Can play sunset overdrive free today. Pretty fun game.
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OMG! Just got an Xbox Live email saying I'm getting a free copy of Limbo when it arrives on Xbox One!!!! "Thanks for being an Xbox One early adopter. To celebrate Year One..."
I got an email with a gift box in it. It included a Personalized Year one poster (not all that exciting looking), year one background, gamer picture, Halo 4: Forward Until dawn HD free rental. Dragon Ball Z Sample pack, and Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods.
Sadly no games. Then again I probably would have them already anyways.

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I got an email with a gift box in it. It included a Personalized Year one poster (not all that exciting looking), year one background, gamer picture, Halo 4: Forward Until dawn HD free rental. Dragon Ball Z Sample pack, and Dragon Ball Z: Battle of the Gods.
Sadly no games. Then again I probably would have them already anyways.
I just checked my Xbox email after the last few posts. I got the same thing as you.
WHich doesn't seem like much to me. With the background posters you have to download it and install it on the XBOne with a USB drive. No thanks. Although I might watch Forward Unto Dawn. Although I think I watched it at some point in the past. Heck I may have even purchased it if it was available on BD. I guess I need to check.

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I just checked my Xbox email after the last few posts. I got the same thing as you.
WHich doesn't seem like much to me. With the background posters you have to download it and install it on the XBOne with a USB drive. No thanks. Although I might watch Forward Unto Dawn. Although I think I watched it at some point in the past. Heck I may have even purchased it if it was available on BD. I guess I need to check.
The message about the game comes on your console itself not in the e-mail. I got a message on my console saying I would get some game I have never heard of when it's released.
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I received the email with the poster, rentals, etc... As well as Limbo when it comes out. The Limbo message was in my messages on the Xbox as other people are saying. It's pretty sweet that MS is doing things like this to appreciate their fans.
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Although I might watch Forward Unto Dawn. Although I think I watched it at some point in the past. Heck I may have even purchased it if it was available on BD. I guess I need to check.

It's available to view for subs of either Netflix or Hulu Plus.

I got the same backgrounds, gamerpic and video package. Ho hum. Someone gets a sports car.

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The message about the game comes on your console itself not in the e-mail. I got a message on my console saying I would get some game I have never heard of when it's released.
Strange the messages are showing up on the consoles too. I guess I'll just double check both places.

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Damn, I usually play as a girl with games like this. Oh well gives me an excuse to play through it at a later time

You can switch any time you want actually by visiting the lady who sells outfit items. Gender is under "Body Type".




Also, with all this talk in the thread lately about messages from Live and such, it kind of makes me think that there should be an option on the Xbox to blink the console and Kinect's light (similar to what the system does when shutting down) when you get certain types of notifications. I mean, the console is already on even when it's in standby, how much more power could that possibly use? The Wii did something like this with its disc slot, but that light was far too bright. The light on the Kinect and Xbox One glow just subtly enough that this would be useful.
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Is there anything new about the X1 limbo? It didn't seem like a game that would really benefit from more power.

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I got an alert about a friend message on SmartGlass and it wasn't even running. I had to run it and log in to see the message .

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redeemed code for Limbo and the game already downloaded!!!!
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I got a msg today from MS with a code for Limbo. Looks like they are still sending them out!

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Also, with all this talk in the thread lately about messages from Live and such, it kind of makes me think that there should be an option on the Xbox to blink the console and Kinect's light (similar to what the system does when shutting down) when you get certain types of notifications. I mean, the console is already on even when it's in standby, how much more power could that possibly use? The Wii did something like this with its disc slot, but that light was far too bright. The light on the Kinect and Xbox One glow just subtly enough that this would be useful.
I would never notice it if the console light blinked or the Kinect light blinked since I am never looking at them. The only way I might notice is from an on screen prompt. And even then I'm still most likely to miss it.

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I just noticed I got my code for Limbo at 6:22pm yesterday.

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yeah got my code for Limbo too.
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Limbo for me too.
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Thank god I didn't receive it. No indie games for me, please. Keep them at PS4 where they belong.
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Thank god I didn't receive it. No indie games for me, please. Keep them at PS4 where they belong.
I suppose it might be cool to be anti-small studio games, but seeing as how Limbo was pretty fun...I will go ahead and hang with the uncool kids.
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Thank god I didn't receive it. No indie games for me, please. Keep them at PS4 where they belong.

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I wonder if they are using any other criteria to give out these codes. I didn't get anything for Limbo or Ryse, but I haven't bought many games or subscribed to XBL for very many months.

I was just playing Ducktails on the 360 and thinking I'd really like to find some good platformer games to play.

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I wonder if they are using any other criteria to give out these codes. I didn't get anything for Limbo or Ryse, but I haven't bought many games or subscribed to XBL for very many months.

I was just playing Ducktails on the 360 and thinking I'd really like to find some good platformer games to play.
There it is. If your not a Gold subscriber than you won't benefit from promotions, giveaways and discounts. In addition to just having one Gold account for anyone logging into your One enjoy the features.

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I see they sent me the Limbo code on Sunday. I just saw the message now. AT least they make it easy to redeem the code on the XBOne so that you don't need to manually enter the code. I have no idea what the Limbo game is, but as long as it's free I have no complaints.

EDIT: Is Limbo that game they previewed a long time ago? I remember seeing some previews of it and it looked interesting the way it was presented.

I see the Limbo game was sent free to anyone that played the XBOne during launch weekend last year.

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Well not exacty, I bought a 3 month card when I got my Sunset Overdrive bundle November 2nd and activated it that day, but prior to that it was at least 6 months since I'd had an active subscription and hadn't bought a game in a year or so.

I wondered if they were basing the giveaways on who used their consoles the most/who was the most profitable, which makes sense.

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