Arena on Xbox Live
Starting today, Arena on Xbox Live, an online tournaments platform, launches to Preview on Xbox One with the pilot title, Killer Instinct!
During Preview, gamers can look forward to competing in daily Killer Instinct tournaments across Xbox One and the Xbox app (beta) on Windows 10 PC. For the initial roll out, Arena will only be accessible to Preview members through practice tournaments on Xbox One in the U.S., with plans to add additional features and expand to the broader Preview audience later in October. Here are more details about the tournament process:
· Preview members will be able to register for a tournament 24 hours before it starts on Xbox One. They’ll be able to register for tournaments through the Tournament tab on the Killer Instinct Game Hub.
· Weekday tournaments (Monday-Friday) will be single-elimination format made up of 64 competitors and begin at 7 p.m. PT
· Weekend tournaments will be single-elimination format made up of 128 competitors and begin at 12 p.m. PT and 7 p.m. PT
Also, in case you missed it, Achievement Rarity and Group Messaging also rolled out to our Preview audience within the past two weeks. Arena, Achievement Rarity and Group Messaging now join Clubs, Looking for Group, and more as we continue to unite gamers across devices and give them more choice in how they play and who they play with. For more information about these features, check out our Xbox Wire post here.