Pinball FX 2
is now a free downloadable on XBL Arcade
. Further, it offers full backwards compatibility to the previous Pinball FX
platform, so all previously downloaded tables are available. Within the free FX 2
download is the ability to try out any of the add-in table modules before buying. Plus, there's the announcement that there will be a 4 table pack available as the core collection for Pinball FX 2
. An exciting time to be a pinball wizard, to be sure.
Taking Care of Business: Pinball FX 2 Pricing Explained
Secrets of the Deep Revealed
Now, for the information you have all been waiting for…how much is Pinball FX 2 going to cost? It’s actually a bit of a complicated question, so we’re breaking it down piece by piece. The first thing to understand is that Pinball FX 2 is a FREE platform download for any Xbox LIVE® Arcade user, providing access to the entire library of Pinball FX 2 content. Within the platform, you can demo every table before making a purchase.
The second thing to understand is that current Pinball FX owners are being well taken care of. When you download the Pinball FX 2 platform, you will simply import your existing content, this is FREE. That’s no strings attached backwards compatibility! The original tables will not only receive graphics and physics updates, they will also receive NEW Achievements!
If you have never purchased Pinball FX content, you will be able to buy the Classic Collection (Speed Machine, Extreme Agents, and Buccaneer) within Pinball FX 2 for 800 MS points. The original DLC tables (Nightmare Mansion, Rocky & Bullwinkle, Street Fighter II Tribute Table, and Earth Defense) will each be available for 240 MS points.
Pasha, Rome, BioLab & Secrets of the Deep represent the Pinball FX 2 Core Collection. This four table collection will be available on October 13th, 2010 for 800 MS points.
The Pinball FX 2 platform provides unparallel flexibility when deciding what you want to buy. Try each table, make sure it’s what you want, and then make the purchase. We are happy to provide backward compatibility to all our Pinball FX fans, and we know they will really enjoy the new content.