Game overview/synopsis

Killer Instinct is a fighting game series. A reboot was released as a free-to-play game for the Xbox One in 2013.

A PC port of the game arrived in 2016.

The series harks back to the ’90s where it first arrived on the Super Nintendo.


Discover your Killer Instinct! Play the legendary fighting game with stunning 60FPS visuals, over-the-top action, a wild cast of combatants, rocking reactive music, and C-C-C-COMBO BREAKERS!

Includes all 26 characters and 20 stages from Seasons 1-3, as well as Killer Instinct Classic 1&2.

Explore the lore, characters and music of Killer Instinct with exclusive behind-the-scenes videos, artwork and an original game soundtrack.

Xbox Play Anywhere: Download the free game, and it’s yours to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC. This does not apply for physical disc copies.

Platforms: Xbox One, PC
Typical game length: 1-3mins
Players: 1v1
Genre: Fighting
Price: Free (with optional in-game microtransactions)
Latest release: Killer Instinct
Publisher: Microsoft
Notable tournaments: Evo, Killer Instinct World Cup, CEO
Popularity: 6m unique players (as of March 2016)
Twitch: Outside the top 50 most watched games on Twitch in October 2016
Launched: 2013
Pegi age rating: 16
Other Pegi info: Realistic looking violence

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