hot  /  reviews  /  video  /  blogs  /  forum

Killer Instinct reveals its pricing scheme

7:30 AM on 08.20.2013 // Chris Carter

A free demo, a $20 launch pack, and a $40 ultra pack

Earlier this year at E3, some feared that a free-to-play scheme would ensure that Killer Instinct dead on arrival. But it turns out that the free version is actually a demo of sorts, and the game will offer up multiple (and in my opinion, reasonable) options for those looking to buy the game outright.

For starters, you can download the game for free and play as Jago online. Should you decide you want to buy one or two characters, you can do so at $5 each (which is about the average price for DLC fighting game characters). If you want all eight currently planned characters (six at launch), you can pay $20 for the next tier. The "Ultra Edition" will cost you $40, and will net you eight characters, accessory packs, costumes, and the original Killer Instinct game in arcade form.

So basically, the game has a base pricing of $20. Provided all six launch characters are all balanced, I ain't even mad.

Killer Instinct [Microsoft]

 Reblog (or) Blog Reply

Chris Carter, Reviews Director
 Follow Blog + disclosure DtoidChris Tips
Chris (Magnalon) has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! ---------... more   |   staff directory

Get more destructoid:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our moderators, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding * to your whitelists.

destructoid's previous coverage:
Killer Instinct

  Apr 28

Cinder's bringing his hot stuff to Killer Instinct April 30

Get it? Because he's fire? Eh I'm wasted on you lot

View all:powered by:  MM.Elephant

Ads on destructoid may be purchased from:

Please contact Crave Online, thanks!

  Around the web (login to improve these)

Back to Top

We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
Pssst. Konami Code + Enter!
You may remix stuff our site under creative commons w/@
- Destructoid means family. Living the dream, since 2006 -