One of the biggest announcements fans had to look forward to going into Microsoft’s E3 2013 press conference was the return of a “historic” Rare IP. Gamers were chomping at the bit in an attempt to guess what the title would be, and now Rare has finally confirmed which franchise will be making its triumphant return on the forthcoming Xbox One. Get ready for a new Killer Instinct!

Much to the surprise of many fans, Rare is once again working on the Killer Instinct franchise. While only a brief trailer showed off the high definition madness, it was more than enough to have gamers beyond excited to get their hands on the finished product.

Killer Instinct Xbox One Screenshots

Classic characters from the original brawler will be making their return on the Xbox One in the not too distant future. Two of the characters heavily featured throughout Microsoft’s E3 presser were Jago and Sabrewulf (a pair of fan-favorites), while others such as Glacius will be making their triumphant return.

Of course, there’s little doubt that new characters will emerge, so it’ll be interesting to see more of Killer Instinct in the coming months.

Killer Instinct will be coming exclusively to the Xbox One at some point after launch.

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