Xbox Store Today: Sniper Elite 4, For Honor, Ride 2, more

Not every developer has left World War II behind, and Rebellion returns to that massive conflict between the Allies and the Axis in Sniper Elite 4, which is now available to download for the Xbox One. Players will once again take control of Karl Fairburne, an American sniper who has been moved to the Italian front. There, he’ll “fight alongside the brave men and women of the Italian Resistance and defeat a terrifying new threat with the potential to halt the Allied fightback in Europe before it’s even begun.”

Also available to download for the Xbox One today is For Honor, Ubisoft’s medieval combat game that pits Knights, Viking, and Samurai against each other in a three-way battle royale. Players will be able to choose a Faction and then fight it out in the game’s single-player Story Mode and online multiplayer modes.

Finally today, racing fans will be able to download Ride 2 for the Xbox One. Developed by Milestone, Ride 2 is a motorcycle racing simulation more than 170 bikes and over 30 tracks.

You can learn more about all of these games (and the rest of today’s additions to the Xbox Games Store) after the break.

Xbox One Games

Sniper Elite 4
Experience tactical third-person combat, gameplay choice and epic longshots across gigantic levels as you liberate wartime Italy from the grip of Fascism. Set in the aftermath of its award-winning predecessor, Sniper Elite 4 transports players across the beautiful Italian peninsula, from sun-drenched Mediterranean coastal towns, to ancient forests, mountain valleys and colossal Nazi megastructures. Covert agent and elite marksman Karl Fairburne must fight alongside the brave men and women of the Italian Resistance and defeat a terrifying new threat with the potential to halt the Allied fightback in Europe before it’s even begun.

For Honor
Carve a path of destruction through an intense, believable battlefield in For Honor. Choose your warrior amongst a variety of bold Knights, brutal Vikings and deadly Samurai, each with their own weapon set and play style. Storm castles and fortresses in massive battles and confront deadly bosses in intense duels to ensure the survival of your people against a mysterious deadly foe. For Honor offers an engaging single-player story mode and thrilling multiplayer. Wield the weight of your weapon and feel the power of every strike through this system, putting you in total control.

Ride 2
Discover, transform and test out the fastest and most iconic motorbikes in the world’s largest digital garage! More than 170 bikes, new models and categories, like the legendary Two-Strokes for real fans, the Supermoto with their ad hoc physics and the Café Racers with their retro style. Travel around the world in an unforgettable and extraordinary sequence of events: GP circuits, country tracks and city tracks. Over 30 tracks, including the legendary Nürburgring Nordschleife.

MX Nitro
Nitro-fueled, mad-motocross stunts and racing with MX Nitro! Adrenaline overload at break-neck speed: Welcome to the MX Nitro world of thrill-ride motocross racing. Will you risk bone-breaking stunts to get the Nitro-boosts you need to win? You’ll need to ride fast, fly high and hit combos with the most death-defying tricks you can master. Grab your first bike, nail its controls and you’re all set for a journey through some breath-taking locations, unlocking an Emergency Room full of stunts and dominating the tracks to become the MX Nitro champion.

Io is a physics platformer in which you control a ball. By growing or shrinking the ball you can influence its speed and weight. Use these mechanics to gain momentum and make your way through the levels. Toy with the laws of physics, solve the puzzles and reach the exit as quickly as possible. Can you win the gold medal in all levels?

How To Survive 2
Several years have passed since the original How to Survive events on Los Riscos’ archipelago. Now the local infection has turned into a worldwide pandemic. Everyone around the world, groups of people or lone wolves, try to survive one more day among the infected, attempting to recover a semblance of normal life. You find yourself in Louisiana and your survival chance starts by building a safe camp and becoming a skilled survivalist.

Features multiplayer (invite up to 16 players to access your camp and four of you can play simultaneously); randomized environments; create your own character and learn new and different skills to specialize as you level up and equip with scavenged and handcrafted armor, tools and weapons; new crafting system; night & day cycle and weather conditions.

Battle Islands: Commanders
From the creators of the popular WWII strategy game, Battle Islands, comes an explosive head to head combat game! Take part in major WWII battles in Battle Islands: Commanders, from the sandy dunes of North Africa to the bitter cold of the Eastern Front! Master the art of war against real opponents from around the world and reap the spoils of war. Lead troops into real-time combat against players from around the world. Build the ultimate battle deck and destroy the enemy’s defense. Earn supply crates and unlock new cards to open up new tactics and strategies. Battle across vast deserts and frozen landscapes.

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