Microsoft Announces Launch Titles for the XBOX One at Gamescom
Microsoft has announced the upcoming launch titles for the XBOX One at Gamescom…read on to see what is coming!
Microsoft has announced the upcoming launch titles for the XBOX One at Gamescom and the list is long! Andrew already told you about FIFA 14 here, so check that out too.
Check out this trailer video with some of the titles featured:
Here is the press release with the full list:
XBOX PREMIERES FIFA 14 ULTIMATE TEAM LEGENDS AND
UNVEILS SELF-PUBLISHING PROGRAMME AT GAMESCOM
Microsoft announces Fable Legends and European launch bundles alongside Xbox One launch line-up, including new gameplay for highly anticipated blockbusters like Forza Motorsport 5, Ryse: Son of Rome, Dead Rising 3 and Killer Instinct
LONDON, Tuesday 20th August, 2013 – Today at gamescom, the world’s biggest gaming show in Cologne, Germany, Microsoft announced new content for EA SPORTS™ FIFA 14 only on Xbox, unveiled a new map and multiplayer mode for Call of Duty®: Ghosts, and new details on the Independent Developers @ Xbox program (ID@Xbox), which enables game developers of all shapes and sizes to build, publish and sell their games digitally on Xbox One. In addition, Microsoft unveiled the full launch line-up for Xbox One, including Forza Motorsport 5, Ryse: Son of Rome, Killer Instinct and more.
The Biggest Blockbusters are Better on Xbox One
Xbox announced today that legendary footballers will be playable in FIFA 14 Ultimate Team only on Xbox. This season, fans will be able to craft their FIFA 14 Ultimate Team with a mix of legendary players playing alongside today’s football stars on Xbox One and Xbox 360. Joining Xbox and EA SPORTS Senior Vice President and General Manager Matt Bilbey on stage to make the announcements, superstars Freddie Ljungberg and Ruud Gullit were confirmed as two of the first Legends to join FIFA 14 Ultimate Team.
Throughout the season, additional Legends will be introduced to FIFA 14 Ultimate Team.
In addition, the award-winning team from Infinity Ward unveiled new multiplayer mode, Blitz, for Call of Duty: Ghosts. Tune in to Xbox Live this Wednesday, 21st Aug at 19:00 BST for a deep dive into the game’s multiplayer, along with interviews, news and more. And don’t forget, gamers will get all downloadable content for Call of Duty: Ghosts first on Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
In partnership with Ubisoft, Xbox announced that Tom Clancy’s The Division will also bring exclusive content to Xbox One. Specifically designed by the Ubisoft teams to deliver a truly next-generation experience, The Division is a gripping open world game that sees a classified unit of tactical agents fighting an epic conspiracy, and combating the effects of a devastating man-made virus which sweeps through New York City. Powered by Ubisoft’s new game engine Snowdrop™, tailor-made for next-gen consoles, The Division achieves an entirely new level of gameplay quality.
Xbox Reveals Bundles for FIFA 14 and Call of Duty: Ghosts
Xbox also announced that all pre-order Xbox One consoles in launch countries in Europe (including the UK) this Christmas will include a digital version of a blockbuster game, and the first of these bundles will be the best-selling sports franchise FIFA 14 (available whilst stocks last). All pre-orders to date and pre-orders from today will include FIFA 14, while stocks last: xbox.com/en-GB/xboxone/reserve
To make the launch of Xbox One even more exciting, Xbox is also teaming up with Activision and Infinity Ward to create an exclusive Call of Duty: Ghosts bundle across various European markets when the game is released in November. The bundle will also include special bonus content, exclusive to Xbox One, and in the UK will be available only at GAME.