Elite Dangerous and Battlewords launch today on Xbox One

Two new video games are out today on the Xbox One, Elite Dangerous: Arena Edition and Battle Worlds: Kronos.

Elite Dangerous: Arena Edition is a Science Fiction flying action game with online multiplayer elements and player versus player battles. Players do need to sign up for a free Elite Dangerous account with Frontier and have Xbox Live Gold to play but neither should be too inconvenient for most Xbox One owners. Here’s the official description:

Fly agile fighters and go head-to-head against the galaxy’s greatest pilots in PVP dogfights – easy to pick up controls reward your developing skills with more to master for that ultimate combat edge. Choose your ship, customize your load out and prepare for instant Arena-based action to earn the right to become Elite. Elite Dangerous: Arena brings Elite Dangerous’ Close Quarter Combat (CQC) PVP game to players as a standalone release, featuring full cross-compatibility with the large and growing Elite Dangerous player community.

Buy Elite Dangerous: Arena Edition on Xbox One

Battle Worlds: Kronos is a turn-based top-down strategy game which tasks the player with controlling a variety of ground, naval, and airborne military units that can be upgraded and customized for a more challenging and rewarding session. Here’s the official description:

Strong opponents, long playtime – Prepare to fight epic battles against tough AI enemies in three huge campaigns, with over 60 hours of gameplay. Includes the full DLC-campaign “Trains”!

An epic war from two perspectives – Experience the two sides of a battle while making use of multiple combat styles, from dominating a civilization with epic tactical warfare, to saving your planet from superior military forces with clever guerilla tactics

Buy Battle Worlds: Kronos on Xbox One

The Xbox One video games library continues to grow on an almost daily basis. Earlier today, Ubisoft released a three-pack of their most-recent Assassin’s Creed titles, and the Gears of War 4 open beta is getting console owners hyped for that title’s future release.

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