Microsoft announced an Xbox One exclusive re-make of Phantom Dust back in 2014, but things have changed since then. Luckily for us, it's getting a new lease of life on Xbox One, according to Aaron Greenberg. Free games are free games, and I'd feel a bit foolish looking Microsoft's green-skinned gift horse in the mouth. And in a surprise announcement a remastered version is going to be given away, for free, starting tomorrow for Xbox One and Windows 10.
A huge backward compatibility-themed sale is underway, offering steep discounts on some big name games from the Xbox 360 era, playable on Xbox One.More news: White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers
Now on Xbox One, you can get up to 70% off over 275 games as part of the big Xbox One Backward Compatibility Super Sale. Unfortunately, the project was abruptly brought down to a halt with the closure of the developer Darkside Games, but they replaced it with this new port.More news: Emma and Noah remain Social Security's most popular baby names for 2016
At E3 2016, Loftis said Phantom Dust would be updated for modern times.
While the re-release of Phantom Dust was announced at E3 2016, its sudden Beyoncé Lemonade-esque release comes as quite a shock in an industry where trailers are often released months ahead of launch day.More news: May is National Mental Health Awareness Month