Update: Added debut screenshots in new gallery below.
Another new title to be revealed at Microsoft’s Xbox gamescom media briefing this morning was Fighter Within, a fighting game heading to the Xbox One at launch courtesy of Ubisoft.
Fighter Within is said to be the “first fighting game designed specifically for the next generation of hardware.” The title will make full use of Kinect and will provide players with the “excitement of a real fighting competition” in the “most immersive total-body combat experience ever made.”
According to the press release, Fighter Within delivers on the long awaited motion fighting promise, “inviting players to prove their fighting skills and sharpen their plan of attack in order to beat their opponents.” The game is said to allow players to “throw punches, kicks, counters and combos in the most immersive, brutal and liberating fighting experience yet.”
The release continues: “Fighter Within delivers real-time wounds, sweat and facial impacts in order to propel players into the fight. With its impressive movement tracking, varied attack moves and the thrill of competing against friends, Fighter Within re-envisions the climactic fighting experience for a new generation of players.”
Watch the debut trailer for Fighter Within below and let us know your thoughts about the new title and if you’re looking forward to “unleash[ing] your inner fighter to beat your friends with your bare knuckles.”
“Fighter Within taps into the ultimate fighting game fantasy by offering players the most engaging and physical motion fighting experience on Xbox One,” said Geoffroy Sardin, EMEA Chief Marketing & Sales Officer, Ubisoft. “Players will square off against their friends to test their skills, prove their dominance and unleash their Fighter Within.”
“With more precise and responsive voice, vision and motion technology, the new Kinect for Xbox One will immerse players into games and entertainment like never before,” said George Peckham, General Manager, Global Publishing Group at Microsoft. “Ubisoft has delivered a wide variety of innovative, exclusive titles for Kinect for Xbox 360 and will no doubt give gamers another one-of-a-kind experience with Fighter Within on Xbox One.”