Xbox Live's Ultimate Game Sale opens with Far Cry 3, Borderlands 2

Xbox Live is BBQ-ing prices with another Ultimate Game Sale. As per the last menu, this Ultimate platter features a meaty selection of discounted games throughout the week, along with a range of daily specials to chew on, available to all Xbox Live members.

Today's one-day-onlys comprise four of 2012's big hitters: Borderlands 2 and Max Payne 3 see prices smashed to $10 each, Assassin's Creed 3 plunges to $15, and Far Cry 3 is at $20.

As for the week-long range, there are 11 different flavors to explore, including Dragon Age: Origins, Crysis, Mass Effect, Red Alert 3, and the absolutely bonkers Bulletstorm. That Major man Nelson has the full list of deals and prices, along with a preview of other deals due later in the week - look out for discounts on BioShock Infinite, Gears of War: Judgment, Metal Gear Rising, Tomb Raider, and a whole bunch of others.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.