It’s well known that killer Instinct will be free to download, gamers will need to buy additional packs to play as additional characters, costumes and accessories – Team Fortress 2 on PC is a great example of how well this pricing model can work.
PlayXBLA have posted details on Killer Instinct’s pricing:
- Additional characters will be available for purchase starting at $4.99 / £3.99 / €4.99 each.
- Combo Breaker Pack – Save 50% – includes the first 8 characters (6 at launch, plus 2 characters before their official post-launch release) for $19.99 / £16.99 / €19.99.
- Ultra Edition – $39.99 / £34.99 / €39.99, the Ultra Edition includes: The first 8 characters (6 at launch, plus 2 characters before their official post-launch release), character accessory packs, character costumes and the original “Killer Instinct” arcade game