Wednesday, 21 August 2013


An exciting email landed in my inbox this morning from the lovely people from Xbox ONE.
So if your an avid gamer you will probably know all about it but i thought i would share the latest press release for you all.

Yesterday the 20th August saw Gamescom, the worlds biggest gaming show in Cologne, Germany.
The Xbox team shared a range of announcements including an Xbox One Day One Edition bundle in Europe that includes FIFA 14, while stocks last, along with a FIFA 14 console bundle for Xbox 360 later this year.

"Each Legend will have their own distinct look, unique attributes, and custom biography, and will be randomly included in Gold Packs in FIFA 14 Ultimate Team on Xbox One and Xbox 360. Fans will be able to acquire Legends in Gold Packs or through the Transfer Market, and then compete with their squads in special tournaments that showcase the skills and flair that made each of these players legendary. Each Legend will be available in packs for a limited time and at different times throughout the season. Joining Xbox and EA SPORTS Senior Vice President and Group General Manager Matt Bilbey on stage to make the announcements, football superstars Freddie Ljungberg and Ruud Gullit were confirmed as two of the first Legends to join FIFA 14 Ultimate Team on Xbox later this year."  

In addition, Microsoft unveiled the full list of Xbox One launch titles at gamescom, which includes the industry’s biggest blockbusters and most highly-anticipated exclusives. On launch day, fans will be able to enjoy titles from a diverse range of global developers and renowned studios, including:

o   Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag (Ubisoft, Ubisoft)
o   Battlefield 4 (DICE, Electronic Arts)
o   Call of Duty: Ghosts (Infinity Ward, Activision)
o   Crimson Dragon (Grounding/Land Ho!, Microsoft Studios)
o   Dead Rising 3 (Capcom Vancouver, Microsoft)
o   FIFA 14 (EA Sports, Electronic Arts)
o   Fighter Within (AMA Ltd., Ubisoft)
o   Forza Motorsport 5 (Turn 10 Studios, Microsoft Studios)
o   Just Dance 2014 (Ubisoft Paris, Ubisoft)
o   Killer Instinct (Double Helix, Microsoft Studios)
o   LEGO Marvel Super Heroes (TT Games, Warner Bros. Interactive)
o   Lococycle (Twisted Pixel, Microsoft Studios)
o   Madden NFL 25 (EA Sports, Electronic Arts)
o   NBA 2K14 (Visual Concepts, 2K Sports)
o   NBA LIVE 14 (EA Sports, Electronic Arts)
o   Need for Speed: Rivals (Ghost Games, Electronic Arts)
o   Peggle 2 (Popcap, Electronic Arts)
o   Powerstar Golf (Zoe Mode, Microsoft Studios)
o   Ryse: Son of Rome (Crytek, Microsoft Studios)
o   Skylanders: Swap Force (Vicarious Visions, Activision)
o   Watch Dogs (Ubisoft Montreal, Ubisoft)
o   Zoo Tycoon (Frontier Developments Ltd., Microsoft Studios)
o   Zumba Fitness: World Party (Zoë Mode, Majesco)

I know my kids are excited, especially about the new Skylanders Swap Force, LEGO Marvel Super Heroes and me myself i'm more of a Peggle 2 person! The countdown is really on now and November cant come quick enough! 
Let me know what your looking forward to and if you have already got your XBOX ONE pre-ordered?

Mel x

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