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Xbox Live in April - free Gold weekend, MS, Capcom, Sega sales

Upcoming deals and promotions detailed

Microsoft's sent over word of a number of Xbox Live deals and promotions headed your way over the next few weeks.

Access to Xbox Live Gold will be free from April 21-25, while Limbo, Castle Crashers, Shadow Complex, Trials HD and Monday Night Combat will all be offered at half price (600 MS Points) for one day only, this Friday, April 15.

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You'll also be able to get 50 percent off a number of map packs and add-ons for Halo, Gears of War and Forza games from April 12-18.

Further details of what's available this month follow:

Gears of War 3 Multiplayer Beta
April 18 for Bulletstorm early access, April 25 for everyone else

Xbox Live Arcade
Might & Magic Clash of Heroes (Ubisoft, April 13, 1200 MS Points)
Section 8 Prejudice (Microsoft, April 20, 1200 MS Points)
Fancy Pants (EA, April 20, 800 MS Points)

SEGA sale (April 19-25)
Get up to 50 percent off hit titles from SEGA including "Sonic 4," "Crazy Taxi," and "Outrun Online Arcade!"

Capcom sale (April 12-18)
Marvel vs Capcom 2 (600 MS Points, 50% off)
Mega Man 10 (400 MS Points, 50% off)
Final Fight: Double Impact (400 MS Points, 50% off)
Bionic Commando: Rearmed (400 MS Points, 50% off)
Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix (600 MS Points, 50% off)

Games on Demand
Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing - April 12 (worldwide except Japan, Brazil and South Africa)
Toy Story 3: The Video Game - April 12 (Worldwide except Japan, Korea and Russia)
Fallout: New Vegas - April 19
Mafia II - April 19 (Worldwide except Japan, Korea and Brazil)
Lost Planet 2 - April 19 (Worldwide except Japan)

Microsoft is reportedly planning to launch free-to-play video games on Xbox Live.

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