Killer Instinct Season 3 will be arriving for both the Xbox One and Windows 10 on March 29th, according to a recent Microsoft press release.

Season 3 will contain 8 fighters though only 4 will be available at launch with the rest coming at a later date, making you wonder why exactly are you paying full price for this. The launch characters are: Arbiter from Halo, Rash from Battletoads as well as Tusk and Kim Wu from previous Killer Instinct games. Here are the system requirements and a bit more info:

The minimum requirements, outside of the necessity for Windows 10, are low enough that almost every remotely modern PC will be able to run it perfectly fine:

OS: Windows 10 64-bit

Processor: Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.67 GHz or AMD Phenom II X4 965 @ 3.4 GHz

Memory: 4 GB RAM

Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480 or AMD Radeon HD 5850

DirectX: Version 11

The recommended system specs are a similar story and don't require you to own a nuclear-powered beast of a machine, a simple mid-ranged gaming PC will do:

OS: Windows 10 64-bit

Processor: Intel Core i5-4670K @ 3.4GHz or AMD FX-4300 @ 3.8 GHz

Memory: 8 GB RAM

Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670 or AMD Radeon HD 7950

DirectX: Version 11

If you're interested in how some of these new characters will play, or what exactly their moves are, there is a nice video showcase for each one on the Killer Instinct website. Simply scroll down and pick whichever video interests you the most.

As far as stages are concerned, Killer instinct Season 3 will be launching with three completely new ones and a major graphical rework of all the old ones. The reason for this drastic move is the recent engine upgrade that paved the way for greatly improved lighting and overall better looking characters.

Killer Instinct Season 3 rash character taunting

So I hear you have Battletoads in stock...

Xbox 360 fightsticks and controllers in general will work out of the box for the Windows 10 version though support for Xbox One fightsticks is set to arrive in a future system update.

The price for Killer Instinct Season 3, or any preorder deals that might come with it, are currently unknown.

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