Xbox Live Summer of Arcade kicks off today

Microsoft has marked the launch its annual Xbox Live Summer of Arcade promotion with the release of Starbreeze’s Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons. Available now for 1200 Microsoft Points (£10.28 / $15), the top-down action adventure game follows the journey of two brothers on the search for a cure for their dying father.

Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons is also scheduled for release on Steam on August 28 and on PS3 on September 3, priced at $14.99 on each platform.

Today’s Summer of Arcade release will be followed by Charlie Murder (800 MSP) from Ska Studios and Microsoft on August 14, Flashback (800 MSP) from VectorCell and Ubisoft on August 21, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (1200 MSP) from Red Fly and Activision on August 28.