This $20 Xbox Live Gold Bundle Includes 8 Game Development Courses

A three-month Xbox Live Gold plan is currently on sale for $20, and you also get a bunch of Unity and Unreal Engine courses, too.


If you're looking to re-up your Xbox Live Gold subscription, GameSpot Deals has a great bundle promotion right now that's worth checking out. For just $20, you can get three months of Xbox Live Gold and eight online classes focused on introductory game development. Considering Xbox Live Gold normally costs $25 for three months, you're getting a deal just on the subscription. The online courses really sweeten the pot, since these are regularly priced at more than $20 each.

All of the online classes are offered through Zenva Academy, one of the leading e-learning sites for various computer skills, including game development. The coursework bundle features a dozen hours of video instruction focused on novice-level game development. There are courses that teach you the basics of Unity and Unreal Engine--two of the most popular game engines and development tools around. Here's the full list of courses, which cover a myriad of genres:

  • Intro to Unreal Engine Game Development
  • Unreal Engine Mini-Projects
  • 3D Micro-Project: Point & Click RPG
  • Create a Micro Turn-Based RPG
  • Action-RPG Development for Beginners
  • Construct an Arcade Game in Unreal Engine
  • Create a Platformer in Unreal Engine
  • Develop a First-Person Shooter in Unreal Engine

Meanwhile, Xbox Live Gold grants access to online multiplayer on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One. You also get two free games each month as well as exclusive discounts on the Xbox Store.

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