Build Steampunk and Spooky Halloween Worlds with New Minecraft Texture Packs
Halloween is creeping its way into Minecraft with Steampunk and Halloween Texture Packs, both available tomorrow. Give your worlds a spooky look with the Halloween Texture Pack, free for all Xbox One and Xbox 360 miners worldwide. Or, create your own Industrial Revolution with the Steampunk Texture Pack, inspired by the Victorian era and available for $1.00 USD (regional prices vary). Both packs include a themed user interface to suit the textures, as well as completely new texture sets that can be applied to new or previously-created worlds. Minecraft: Xbox One Edition is coming to retail stores worldwide starting on Nov. 18 in North and South America, Nov. 20 in Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Nov. 27 in Japan and Nov. 28 in Europe and all other markets where Xbox One is sold.
Pre-Order and Pre-Download Dragon Age: Inquisition on Xbox One Starting Today
Today, you can prepare to save the world from the oppressive Templars and lead a team of heroes on a perilous journey by pre-ordering and pre-downloading Dragon Age: Inquisition. Be one of the first to explore hidden caves, defeat truly monumental creatures, and shape the world around you based on your unique play style, as soon as the game releases, starting Nov. 18. To celebrate the launch of the game, the following Dragon Age: Inquisition game bundles are available for pre-order globally, starting today, through the Xbox Store on the console or online at store.xbox.com:
Xbox One Dragon Age: Inquisition Pre-Order Edition, available today for $59.99, including the standard game plus a weapons arsenal.
Xbox One Dragon Age: Inquisition Deluxe Edition, available today for $74.99, including the standard game plus a weapons arsenal and deluxe upgrade content.
Halo 2’s Iconic Coagulation Map Gets a Masterful Makeover
As any Halo fan will tell you, the original Halo: Combat Evolved’s Blood Gulch – and its Halo 2 remake, Coagulation – is the quintessential, experience-defining Halo multiplayer map. And beyond that, it’s also one of the most iconic first-person shooter play fields of all-time. For the upcoming Halo: The Master Chief Collection, the map is part of the Halo 2: Anniversary selection – but rather than just bringing the original Halo 2 version of Coagulation to The Master Chief Collection, 343 Industries partnered with Certain Affinity to remake it (along with five other Halo 2 maps) from the ground up, making it bigger, better, and deadlier than ever before.
Remaking the Legend - Halo 2: Anniversary Documentary on Fri., Oct. 31
When 343 Industries set out to create Halo: The Master Chief Collection, they faced a unique challenge. A decade after the original release of Halo 2, fans of the Halo franchise held a special place in their hearts for the title. As the team at 343 celebrated the franchise’s rich history and the evolving story of the Master Chief, another story began to unfold – the story of how 343 Industries and their partners around the world would work to bring Halo 2 to a new generation while honoring its fabled past.