State of decay hit Xbox Live with a bang back in 2013 making itself the fastest-selling original game ever on Xbox Live Arcade, selling over half a million paid downloads. The franchise has sold over two million paid downloads to date between Xbox 360 and Steam.
Now it’s 2015 and it’s time for a revamp with State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition due out sometimes in April 2015 for North America and in May 2015 worldwide.
State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition
In State of Decay you will design and fortify your base against the onslaught of zombie hordes, while recruiting playable survivors with different skills and abilities. You will have to make raids to secure ammo and food in an open world environment full of dangers in order to survive. Year-One Survival Edition brings zombie survival horror to the Xbox One and Steam in beautifully remastered 1080p.
360 Upgrade Plan
If you are an original owner of State of Decay, then you can expect a cash grab by Microsoft.
You will receive a 33% discount on the game, if you own the base version of the game and are still using the same Xbox Live account when State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition becomes available. Make your decision to purchase quickly the discount ends just a little over a month after the game is released. Last chance to receive the discount will be in June 2015.
A new character for all Original State of Decay owners
Gurubani Kaur (featured in screen shots below) Her weapon of choice, Sword, is it … it can’t be … Michonne.
To acquire Gurubani you must own the original State of Decay and be using the same Xbox Live account when State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition becomes available for purchase on Xbox One.
State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition Features
All first year content remastered.
Lighting and textures will receive a facelift, to bring the city and all of its undead to life in 1080p.
Combat systems and animations have been overhauled to bring a new level of intensity to combat.
Hundreds of smaller improvements have been made throughout the game to make for a more fluid experience.
Xbox One Improvements
Various new achievements along with community and individual rewards.
New Mission Type
I wouldn’t consider it cutting edge but crates begin to fall across the map attracting swarms of undead. Clear the infestation and score some rare and powerful equipment.
There are over 25 new vehicle skins scattered throughout the world including the new more durable SUV type.
Unlocking Lifeline roster.
You can now play previous unplayable character Kelly “Sasquatch” Eldridge.
Under-Barrel the marvels of Destruction
Now with the right weapons you can add an under-barrel grenade launcher, or load incendiary ammunition into any shotgun, Take out those pesky zombies without even switching weapons.
Award winning Jesper Kyd has added 30 minutes of new music for you to enjoy.
Various Community improvements
NPC Enclaves are getting a makeover making them more trusting, while facility Lifeline actions will show up in every version of the game including ammo-refilling and snack-making.
So there you have it the state of State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition. Now enjoy some screenshots below.
State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition Screenshots
Want to know more about State of Decay check out the official website.
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