We're excited to announce that we've fully migrated the Xbox Forums to their new home, here on the Microsoft Community forums!
As of today, going to forums.xbox.com will redirect you here to the Xbox area of the Community forums. We've moved all of your existing threads over so you can continue and start conversations with the new forums experience.
We sincerely appreciate the feedback you have provided over this transition and can't wait for you to check out the new Xbox Forums!
@FrozenBrute: I'd hardly classify the year changes as "major." I've purchased every FIFA game that has come out for the 360, and the yearly transitions (to me) warrant a yearly purchase.
@OP: I have Gears 3 preordered from Amazon. They give me a $20 video games credit to my account. So, if you can handle the $60 payment for Gears 3... you can then use that $20 credit to pick up Fifa12 the following week. Essentially, you'll need $100
total. (Not including shipping & tax)
I'd definitely go with Amazon. Buying both games will get you a $20 gift card with the...$20 for each game so then you're getting $40 which could go to Batman: Arkham City or the like and then you're only looking at paying $20 for that.