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[PC, Steam, XB1, XSX] 67% off Killer Instinct ($18.79 & $19.78) | Anniversary Edition Free for Paid Owners @ Steam & Xbox Stores

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There is a 67% discount sale promotion for all paid versions of Killer Instinct (promo sale ends November 28th North American timezone):

These paid versions of the game will soon be retired, and replaced with the upcoming Anniversary Edition - existing owners of ANY of the paid versions will get the Anniversary Edition upgrade on their respective platforms for FREE:

  • includes all 29 Fighters, and all Premium Content ever released: the VIP Double XP Booster, holiday accessories, and more.
  • additionally, the Permanent VIP Double XP Booster and Gargos’ Golden God and Argent Shroud colors will be available on Steam for the first time as part of the Anniversary Edition.
  • Killer Instinct Anniversary Edition - Release Date: November 28th 2023

Upon the release of the Anniversary Edition, there will also be a new and separate Killer Instinct Base Game edition that will be Free-to-Play:

  • will feature one free weekly rotating Fighter and Single-Player, Local, and Ranked modes.
  • Killer Instinct Base Game Edition - Release Date: November 28th 2023
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Review Scores:
  • Steam/PC - Metacritic: 83 | OpenCritic: 77 | IGDB: 71
  • XB1/XSX - Metacritic: 73 | OpenCritic: 77
Trailers & Related Videos:
Game Description:

FIGHT ON!
Discover your Killer Instinct! Play the legendary fighting game with stunning 60FPS visuals, over-the-top action, a wild cast of combatants, rocking reactive music, and C-C-C-COMBO BREAKERS!

Features:

  • Includes all 26 characters from Seasons 1-3, including Shadow Jago, Rash from Battletoads, Arbiter from Halo and General RAAM from Gears of War
  • 20 stages with intense stage destruction
  • Killer Instinct Classic 1 & 2 for Xbox One
  • Explore the lore, characters and history of Killer Instinct with all-new behind-the-scenes videos, trailers and art
  • All the music of Killer Instinct, including Killer Cuts
  • Competitive online multiplayer matches with state-of-the-art fighting game netcode
  • Test your skill online in Monthly Ranked Leagues
  • Cinematic story modes
  • Extensive Dojo tutorial teaches all the core mechanics for Killer Instinct
  • Train an AI combatant and challenges your friends to asynchronous matches in Shadow Lab

Xbox Live Features:

  • Play Anywhere with online multiplayer Cross Play with Windows 10 and Cloud Save between Xbox One and Windows 10
  • Killer Instinct includes rich Xbox Live features like Achievements, Game DVR, Leaderboards and more

Steam Features:

  • Online multiplayer. Pay attention to the Performance Grading test automatically performed before your first match.
  • Steam Achievements
This is part of Black Friday / Cyber Monday deals for 2023

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    Cool i already own Killer Instrinct on steam. Nice to know that i will get the anniversary edition for free when they retire the existing one.

    • A big Patch 3.10 was recently released, ahead of the upcoming Anniversary Edition Upgrade for paid owners

  • Great post, great game, few quick questions:

    1. Can you do price protection claims with 28 on digital game purchases?

    2. If you have the disc version definitive edition of the game do you still get the free upgrade to the anniversary edition or is it digital owners only?

    3. I got a Gargos gold DLC with one of my purchases of the game & have the definitive edition, besides the double XP is there anything significant I would be missing out on by not having the anniversary edition?

    Thanks to anyone who can answer any of these!

  • UPDATE: this was the last discounted sale for the pre-Anniversary Edition version of Killer Instinct and that expired a short while ago, when the developers changed the base game version's pricing from its former retail price, to $0 (technically, Free-to-Play).

    As such, it seemed prudent to expire this particular deal post as per the original pre-Anniversary Edition game having its promotion's ending today on the Steam store.

    … and then I submitted a new deal post, which has been marked as a Long Running Deal (i.e. the Killer Instinct base game now being free-to-play)

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