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gamescom: Thunder Returns in Killer Instinct

By Xbox Wire Staff
Double Helix and Microsoft Studios today announced the return of fan-favorite character Thunder in “Killer Instinct.” The tomahawk-wielding mystical Native American, first teased at E3 2013, was officially introduced at gamescom via a new trailer. Thunder joins the previously announced Jago, Sabrewulf and Glacius in the lineup of “Killer Instinct” characters.



“Killer Instinct” for Xbox One will be free to download with one free playable character available. Additional characters will be available for purchase starting at $4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 each. 

Players can also purchase special discounted character packages:

Combo Breaker Pack
–– Save 50 percent instantly by purchasing the Combo Breaker pack, which includes the first 8 characters (6 at launch, plus 2 characters before their official post-launch release) for $19.99 / £16.99 / €19.99.

Ultra Edition – The Ultra Edition delivers the best value for “Killer Instinct” fans. Available for $39.99 / £34.99 / €39.99, the Ultra Edition includes:

  • The first 8 characters (6 at launch, plus 2 characters before their official post-launch release)
  • Character accessory packs
  • Character costumes
  • The original “Killer Instinct” arcade game
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