Phantom Dust Is Getting Re-Released On Xbox One, PC

Phantom Dust, which we very recently named one of the best Xbox games, is re-releasing tomorrow on Xbox One and Windows 10. And it will be free.

The property has had a tortured time at Microsoft of late, with a planned new game killed off and its studio closed.

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A remaster of the original game was announced at E3 last year. it's unclear whether this is that remaster, or simply a port.


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    Well this is awesome. Odd that its free though.

      I believe Micro Transactions are in it, although they are saying they are certainly not necessary.

      My guess is that this is a test to see if people are still interested in the series and want to gauge interest on making a new one.

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