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Explore the Brutality, Tragedy and Turmoil of Ancient Rome in Ryse: Son of Rome’s Launch Trailer

By Xbox Wire Staff
To celebrate the upcoming worldwide launch of “Ryse: Son of Rome” on Nov. 22, Microsoft Studios and Crytek released the game’s official launcher trailer, giving fans a final look at the incredible story and intense combat awaiting them in the action-packed Xbox One exclusive. Fueled by Crytek’s CRYENGINE and the power of Xbox One, “Ryse: Son of Rome” brings the violence, chaos and depravity of ancient Rome to life with unprecedented cinematic realism.


“Ryse: Son of Rome” follows Marius Titus, a fearless Roman soldier tasked with defending Rome from the growing threat of invading barbarian tribes, who he has sworn vengeance against for murdering his family. However, in order to save Rome and achieve his personal retribution, he must confront not only the savage hordes, but also the corruption that has poisoned the empire he has sworn to protect.

In addition to a gripping tale of revenge, “Ryse: Son of Rome” also features Gladiator mode. Step into the iconic Colosseum of Rome and battle, either solo or alongside a fellow gladiator on Xbox Live*, for fame, fortune and the adoration of the crowd. Earn gold to purchase new weapons, armor and in-game items, and forge your legacy in blood and steel upon the sands of the arena.

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Online multiplayer gameplay requires Xbox Live Gold Membership (sold separately).
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