Thirty-five titles are planned for release by the summer of 2006 for Xbox Live Arcade, Peter Moore, Microsoft’s Vice President of Xbox Marketing and Publishing division, announced. Over forty developers and publishers have signed on to support the service. Xbox Live Arcade will launch the same day as the Xbox 360 in the U.S. (November 22). All members of Xbox Live Silver or Gold can download a trial version of the Xbox Live Arcade titles.
"We’re proud to be part of Xbox Live Arcade on Xbox 360, the world’s first and only destination where gamers can find, download, and buy smaller games directly to their console," stated Scott A. Steinberg, Vice President of Marketing of Sega of America. "Retro, casual, and hardcore gamers will be pleased to have access to the selection of quality Sega titles we plan to offer vial the new Xbox Live Arcade."
"The next generation of Xbox Live Arcade for Xbox 360 will enhance the gaming experience for casual and competitive gamers alike, across the globe, providing something for everyone with world-class games and captivating content," Moore stated.