5 games to look forward to in September

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 This September you can look forward to kicking some balls, shooting some hoops, and shooting some aliens! Featuring some major sports title releases, a couple re-releases, and a major expansion to a popular FPS.

Destiny: Rise of Iron

Releasing: September 20th 2016

Destiny: Rise of Iron is the next highly anticipated expansion to the Destiny universe coming to PS4 and Xbox One. It features an all new cinematic story campaign set within The Plaguelands, a brand new location on Earth. Under the command of Lord Saladin you'll face a new faction of Fallen Devils, the Splicers, while unravelling the mystery of the Iron Lords. 

Includes:

  • New Story Campaign & Quests
  • New Armor and Gear
  • New Weapons
  • New Raid
  • Maximum Light Increase
  • New Strike
  • New Plaguelands Zone & Social Space
  • New Crucible Mode & Maps (including Private Matches)
  • New Enemy Faction and Bosses

Pre-order Destiny: Rise of Iron and receive the black "Iron" Gjallarhorn, a weapon ornament which will change the look of the Gjallarhorn rocket launcher, which is returning via a quest in the new DLC.

Welcome to the new NBA 2K season. The wildly popular NBA game is back with it's most realistic NBA experience ever. In NBA 2K17, you can create teams from real player rosters, compete in tournaments and more. Return to the courts on PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One starting on September 20th

Since there will be a few different editions of NBA 2K17 releasing here's a straightforward buyer's guide explaining exactly what you get with each edition. Plenty of collectibles for the die hard NBA and Kobe fans out there!

The NBA 2K17 Early Tip-Off Edition (while supplies last) includes:

  • Early Access (4 days before standard release)
  • All Pre-Order Bonuses

Pre-order Bonuses:

  • 5000 Virtual Currency
  • MyTEAM Bundle. 3 packs with guaranteed Paul George Free Agent Card and More
  • 2 items yet to be announced

The NBA 2K17 Legend Edition includes:

Physical Items:

  • Limited-edition Kobe poster
  • Black Mamba controller skin
  • 2 Panini Kobe trading cards

Digital Content:

  • 30,000 Virtual Currency
  • MyTEAM Bundle + (including 3 packs with guaranteed Kobe Free Agent card)
  • 2K Kobe XI shoe
  • Kobe #8 Mitchell & Ness Jersey
  • Kobe hoodie 
  • And more!

The NBA 2K17 Legend Edition Gold includes

Physical Items:

  • Limited-edition Kobe poster
  • Black Mamba controller skin
  • 2 Panini Kobe trading cards

Digital Content:

  • 100,000 Virtual Currency
  • MyTEAM Bundle + (including 3 packs with a guaranteed Kobe Bryant card)
  • 2K Kobe XI shoe
  • Kobe #8 Mitchell & Ness Jersey
  • Kobe hoodie
  • And more!

Return to the cities of Rapture and Columbia this September! Coming to PC, Xbox One, and PS4, BioShock: The Collection contains all the single-player content from BioShock, BioShock 2, and BioShock Infinite, remastered in 1080p. Experience the award-winning franchise again in its' entirety, or perhaps for the very first time, on September 13th.

Includes:

  • Remastered in 1080p.
  • BioShock main game and all single player DLC.
  • BioShock 2 main game and all single player DLC.
  • BioShock Infinite main game and all single player DLC.
  • Director's Commentary: Imagining BioShock, featuring Ken Levine and Shawn Robertson

If you have not yet played The Elder Scrolls Online, an MMORPG from Zenimax Online and Bethesda, or you're thinking about playing again, this fall may be the time. You'll have a lot of content to play through for the cost of the original release. The Gold Edition is already available for pre-order, but will release at most major retailers for PC, PS4, and Xbox One on September 9th.


Includes:

The Elder Scrolls Online

The Gold Edition game packs:

  • Imperial City
  • Orsinium
  • Thieves Guild
  • Dark Brotherhood
  • A Palomino horse mount
  • 500 crowns to spend in the in-game Crown Store for new game accounts

For the first time ever in FIFA, live your story on and off the pitch as the Premier League’s next rising star, Alex Hunter. Play on any club in the Premier League, for authentic managers and alongside some of the best players on Earth in "The Journey". Experience realistic football/soccer on September 27th, with new features like direct free kicks, player controlled throw-ins, new corner kicks and new penalty kicks.

Here's a full list of the different editions of FIFA 17 being released and what each contains:


FIFA 17 Standard Edition includes:

  • Full game
  • Up to 5 FUT Draft Tokens (1 per week over 5 weeks - worth up to $15)
  • 8-match FUT loan item of Hazard, Martial, Reus, or Rodriguez
  • Custom FUT kits created by designers or FIFA soundtrack artists

FIFA 17 Deluxe Edition includes:

  • Full game
  • Up to 20 FIFA Ultimate Team Jumbo Premium Gold Packs (1 per week over 20 weeks - worth up to $60)
  • 3-match FUT Team of the Week loan player (up to 1 player per week over 20 weeks)
  • 8-match FUT loan item of Hazard, Martial, Reus, or Rodriguez
  • Custom FUT kits created by designers or FIFA soundtrack artists

FIFA 17 Super Deluxe Edition includes:

  • Full game
  • Up to 40 FIFA Ultimate Team Jumbo Premium Gold Packs (2 per week over 20 weeks - worth up to $120)
  • 3-match FUT Team of the Week loan player (up to 2 players per week over 20 weeks)
  • 8-match FUT loan item of Hazard, Martial, Reus, or Rodriguez
  • Custom FUT kits created by designers or FIFA soundtrack artists

 

September's not the biggest month for game releases but there's still some titles to look forward to, especially for sports game fans. Aside from that there's lots of good changes coming to Destiny in the new DLC and it's a good time to get into popular titles like Elder Scrolls Online and BioShock. If you're back to school this September maybe it's a good thing that there isn't a lot of major releases to distract you!

Published Aug. 29th 2016

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