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State of Decay hits Xbox Live Arcade in June

7:00 PM on 04.12.2013 // Jordan Devore

New trailer for open-world survival game

Since I last saw Undead Labs' State of Decay, it looked ambitious for an Xbox Live Arcade release if rough around the edges. Checking back in with a brand new trailer that dates this open-world, third-person zombie survival title for June 2013, there's more polish to be found.

Perhaps the biggest draw is the emphasis on survival itself -- as in, keeping yourself alive with supplies rather than merely shooting danger in the face until there are no more threats left shambling around -- and the ability to construct a base of operations.

State of Decay is also making its way to PC at some point, though the specific phrasing used makes it sound like there will be a gap between it and the XBLA launch. I keep thinking I'm tired of this genre, but I must not be completely exhausted if stuff like this looks appealing.

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destructoid's previous coverage:
State of Decay

  Jan 20

State of Decay Xbox One remaster hits April 28, upgrade plan detailed

Improved graphics and 'hundreds of smaller improvements'

  Aug 29

State of Decay coming to Xbox One in 1080p

State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition

  Sep 19

State of Decay PC hits Steam Early Access tomorrow

Developer stresses that this really is a 'test version'

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