Gamescom: Killer Instinct Pricing And Ultra Edition Revealed

By Mike Sousa on August 20, 2013, 9:11AM EST

Killer Instinct is a free-to-play game for Xbox One that will be available at the console's launch. However, despite being free-to-play, unless you pay, the game will come with only 1 character available.

According to Microsoft, additional characters will be available for purchase for $4.99/£3.99/€4.99 each. In addition, players can get character packages in order to get more characters for discounted prices up to 50%.

There will be 2 character packages: The Combo Breaker Pack and the Ultra Edition. The Combo Breaker Pack includes the six launch characters and early access to two post-launch DLC, and will be available for $19.99/£16.99/€19.99. The Ultra Edition will include all the content from the Combo Breaker Pack, as well as extra costumes, accessory packs and the original Killer Instinct arcade game, and will be available for $39.99/£34.99/€39.99.

Microsoft also revealed that Thunder will be returning in Killer Instinct, the tomahawk-wielding mystical Native American, was officially introduced at the event via a new trailer.

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