The lights are on
Following this morning's announcements, we got hands-on time with Killer Instinct. The game plays very smoothly, with four of the six launch characters playable at the Microsoft showcase. Jago, Glacius, Sabrewulf, and Chief Thunder are all available for testing. Two more characters will be announced before launch, with two more planned for release shortly after.
Microsoft is planning two bundles. The Combo Breaker bundle comes with the six launch characters, all the stages, and training mode. It will be $19.99. The Ultra Combo pack comes with the six launch characters, two post launch characters, even more stages, character accessory packs, additional costumes, and the original Killer Instinct. That pack will run players $39.99.
Fighters will still be offered a la carte. More characters are planned as time goes on, with fan favorites and classics joining the roster. Killer Instinct is planned for the Xbox One launch.