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Xbox One digital games store goes live ahead of US launch

Ahead of the U.S. launch of the Xbox One, Microsoft has now turned on the web-based digital game store for its next-generation game console. This will allow folks who have pre-ordered their Xbox One to purchase digital versions of their games ahead of time so that when they hook up the console and connect to the Internet, they can start downloading their games without having to purchase them from the console interface first.

The Xbox One digital game store shows that the downloadable game "Angry Birds Star Wars" will be a launch title for the Xbox One, bringing the total numbers of launch games to 22. In addition, the store features Xbox Fitness, the subscription-base exercise video service which is offered free for the next year to any Xbox One owner who has an Xbox Live Gold subscription.

Finally, the store has two digital deluxe versions of Xbox One launch titles. One is "Dead Rising 3: Day One Premium Edition." Priced at $89.99, this version of the game also contains the Dead Rising 3 Season Pass, which gives access to future DLC content, along with the exclusive Los Perdidos Tourist outfit. Also in the store is "Call of Duty: Ghosts Digital Hardened Edition," which is priced at $119.99. It contains the regular game, the Season Pass of four future DLC packs, plus the Team Leader digital content pack that adds "a unique MP character head, weapon camo, reticle, player patch, player card and player background."

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