Microsoft details Day One Editions for Forza 5, Ryse, Dead Rising 3

Day One Editions of first- and third-party software to include bonus items and skins; will be available for two weeks following Xbox One's launch.


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Following Microsoft's E3 announcement that it will be bringing a Day One Edition of its Xbox One console to market, complete with limited edition controller and bonus achievement, the company has today unveiled plans for a similar approach to its first- and third-party launch software.

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Day One Editions of Forza Motorsport 5, Ryse: Son of Rome, and Dead Rising 3 will be separate versions of the games, and will be available both as digital downloads and physical versions during the first two weeks of the Xbox One's launch.

Forza Motorsport 5's Day One Car Pack includes three bonus vehicles: The 2010 Audi TT RS Coupe, Ford's current model Focus ST, and the 2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera. Each will come complete with launch-day livery and a custom tuning package.

Crytek-developed action game Ryse: Son of Rome will bundle a bonus cooperative Gladiator Mode multiplayer map and a bonus sword weapon. Players who own the Day One Edition will be able to invite those without the content to play together.

Customers who pick up Dead Rising 3 will be given access to classic Frank West and Chuck Greene outfits, and Zombie Slugger and Paddle Saw combo weapons. Also included are improved melee and vehicle damage perks, improved weapon durability, and tougher survivors.

The Xbox One launches in November, potentially on November 8, for $499/€499/£429/A$599.

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@Xhulio Mema I have and it is trash...along with the ps3.5...enjoy all those indie titles and p2p hosting in 2013...on that lagstation network

I'll enjoy my dedicated servers on the best online service for consoles (xbox live) along with the higher quality exclusives (quantum break, dead rising 3, halo 5, sunset overdrive, forza 5, titanfall, etc.)

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@Umar Nexus I've considered forza to be the better racer for years now. Before forza, GT was the be all end all when it came to racing, but IMO Forza holds that crown now. Its just a more complete package.

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I cant wait anymore

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microsofts out for blood on these hardware sales.

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in video, the reflections and lighting on the car's hood are ultra realistic!

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The shadow effect in the video was pretty cool.

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I don't like the idea of a day one achievement. I love the system they have now with achievements where every single one is attainable by everyone. If they start doing bonus achievements or packing these one day attainable achievements then I for one will lose interest.

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@ALLoY1717 don't be mad because you were on the fence and couldn't pull the trigger. Hey, if you wasted time thinking about siding with the sneaky ones, that's your bad. Shouldn't have thought about buying a fail ass PS4.

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@barleybosh @ALLoY1717 Troll much! Alloy said nothing in his post about a PS4. Sounds like he's got a good head on his shoulders, waiting to see which console he would like best and to let all the kinks and bugs get ironed out. Unlike you, who preorders based entirely on blind fanboyism. Idiot....

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I'm confused. DAY ONE editions available for TWO WEEKS after release?

Sense. This does not make it.

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Forza and GT will be why I will buy both systems. Anyone know if the G25 wheel will work with the new systems?

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@Brendon Turner Make sure it's switched on when you do

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Day One Editions of games sounds like a pretty good idea to me, rewarding those who adopt the system early on. Sony isn't really doing anything like this for Killzone Shadowfall, Knack or DriveClub.

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I can't wait for my LE Forza 5. Why wife bought me a 360 as a gift and the first game I bought was Forza 2. And after being let down badly by GT4 my friend let me borrow Forza for GT4 and he had to fight me to get it back.

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@rasterror Did you ever play Forza 4?

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@Pointingfingers @rasterror I've had had every version of Forza and have liked each iteration very much. Why?

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Day 1 pay to win ????

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@DeViLzzz My car will look better and will distract other drivers and they will chain crash and i'll win ! HURRAY !

"i know you are trolling" dont worry.

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Hey! thats my car :P

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@Brendon Turner SHUT UP facebooker, FBers are sheep, nothing elite about FB.

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@Brendon Turner get lost loser

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@Brendon Turner Go for it. Who doesn't like to see an entitled moron make an ass of himself on video?

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And hopefully fry his own retarded ass

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I'll be getting Forza 5 and Dead Rising 3 definitely.

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not really my type of thing

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Microsoft should announce already that the Xbox One preorder actually comes with a REAL gaming system, the PS4. Just stahp Microsoft...

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@FoxbatAIpha Dumbest post of the day confirmed.

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@FoxbatAIpha The definition of a REAL gaming system is?

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@Spike Mugen They made is explicitly clear that they have permanently reversed the policies. There's no plan :P Dont make stuff up.

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@Spike Mugen Wrong.... Most people that have XBL are connected all the time anyways. When the console boots up it automatically logs in to XBL. You can change that setting but why bother when you're just gonna sign-in anyway?

The big issues were that there were no game discs and you needed to be online just to play any of your games, single or multiplayer. The other issue was that Kinect had to always be on with a constant internet connection.... BOTH OF WHICH WERE CHANGED. Having a super-advanced web cam with a constant online connection don't mix.

I don't know where you get they plan on changing everything back in 2 years. Are they just gonna decide to take away game discs in the middle of the console cycle? And nothing was botched either. They just changed policies that the fans didn't agree with. The only thing that will be back is the sharing of digital games with your friends.

Requiring a constant internet connection isn't that big of a deal. It's a big deal when there's no game discs and a T-1000 is watching you 24/7. But as long as those things are gone, a constant connection is ok with me because my X1 will be connected all the time anyway.

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@Vodoo If they can patch all that stuff out they can certainly patch it all back in anytime they want without people noticing and not putting it in patch notes.

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@Kaiser499 @Vodoo The Day One Patch does not remove the DRM.
Yes, they can add a Always Online check with a patch. Just how both Sony and Nintendo can do the same with their consoles.
Play and enjoy games instead of putting on a tinfoil hat.

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The toilet is in that directions ------->>>

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Just a quick heads-up... For those of you that pre-ordered a console, either the X1 or PS4, make sure you also pre-order any games you're gonna want as well. Because games and controllers are in short supply especially on Day 1 and the following weeks after Day 1.

I remember when I picked up my 360 on launch day, I was basically stuck with the equivalent of Barbie's Horse Adventure because all the good games were already gone and I didn't reserve anything except the system.

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@Vodoo Well, this time there is digital downloads so I don't think there will be any short supplies of that.

In the Netherlands, Belgium and some other countries you are not able to buy any xboner or games for that system. Fortunately all the shelf space can go to the awesome PS4 and it's games (although the PS4's are already sold out everywhere).

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@Tielo1 @Vodoo That's a good point. Yeah physical copies will be in short supply, but if we really want at least we always have digital.

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First to bend over wins an achievement!

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@Redsyrup Wondering for which companiy you bend over

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@Redsyrup the xbots win all the time..

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Too bad the only interesting car in the Forza pack is the Focus ST.

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so just some cool pre-order type stuff then? Ryse should get the helmet from the Gladiator film, you know the one Russell Crowe wore in the Colosseum? Yeah that one

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@Lawto13 It's not really pre-order stuff because you don't need to pre order the games to get the swag. As long as you buy the games within 2 weeks of launch you get it.

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@Vodoo @Lawto13 It's kinda exactly like pre-ordered stuff just without the pre-order

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@Vodoo Why you said in the other comment that people need to pre-order games aswell ?

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@arqe @Vodoo So, they can get the games. The Ps4 and Xbox One games are going to be in short supply.

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well thats good, seeing how those are the three games i preordered