The New Killer Instinct Season 2

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  • Author Nicolas Ortega
  • Published August 25, 2014
  • Word count 385

The New Killer Instinct Season 2

The "Killer Instinct" series of fighting video games debuted way back in 1994. Since then, they have gone on to become one of the most popular series of games in history. 20 years after the release of the first game, the series has been revived after being rebooted in 2013. A sequel to that reboot is now being released as the latest addition to the series. "Killer Instinct: Season 2" promises to deliver all of the bloodthirsty carnage that longtime fans of the series have come to expect.

The new game, developed by Iron Galaxy Studios, will be released on October 15 for Xbox One. According to early reports, it will feature the eight fighters from Season 1, along with the additions of fan favorites TJ Combo from the original 1994 game and Maya from its 1996 sequel. People who purchase the Ultra Edition of new game will be treated to some special features. Players will have the ability to choose different costumes and accessories for their favorite characters. There will also be a port of the "KI 2" 1996 arcade game. Early access will be granted to new customization items and characters. People who buy the Ultra Edition between September 23 and October 14 will be allowed instant access to "Killer Instinct 2 Classic" and TJ Combo.

There will also be a Combo Breaker Pack edition available which will give players the eight fighters from Season 2. It will be released for Xbox One on September 23. The one bonus feature included in this addition will be a code for the TJ Combo character. Additional fighters for Season 2 are expected to be introduced on a monthly basis. Players can buy each additional character for $4.99 each.

During the preview of the new game at E3 2014, Iron Galaxy Games said that the designing of "Killer Instinct: Season 2" had been done to allow players to have an immediate feeling of power. They have promised gamers a wide array of combinations for each characters that will take a long time to master. In other words, the fighting in this game will be much more complex than what fans of this series are used to. As of right now, TJ Combo and Maya are the only characters that have been confirmed to appear in season 2. However, Iron Galaxy promises than announcements on future characters will be coming very soon.

Killer Instinct is slowly becoming the most competitive fighting game. For a more in depth look, check out: Killer Instinct Season 2 Review

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