Microsoft Announce Xbox Live Arcade Unplugged

Microsoft have just announced the first in a series of retail release of titles from the XBLA for users that connect to Xbox Live and download them directly. The package is called Xbox Live Arcade Unplugged. The first of these packages are cunningly titled Xbox Live Arcade Unplugged Volume 1, includes six Xbox Live Arcade games, one month of Xbox Live Gold membership and three XBLA trials.

The included XBLA games included are Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved, Wik: Fable of Souls, Outpost Kaloki X, Bejeweled 2 Deluxe, Hardwood Backgammon and the recently released Texas Hold ‘Em. The three trial games included are UNO, Marble Blast Ultra and Feeding Frenzy.

Xbox Live Arcade Unplugged: Vol. 1 will be released all across the US on September 5th at $39.99. No news was given on a UK release in the press release but play.com have the title listed for release in Europe on September 15th and are selling it at a price of £26.99 which seems decent enough.