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First Image of the Phantom Dust Rerelease

By | March 31, 2017

Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, tweeted “Having fun today.” with an image of Phantom Dust (rerelease)! What sort of information can we get from it? The first thing I noticed is the image is 16:9 and 1080p. The original was 4:3, 480i on the original Xbox and 480p on the Xbox 360 in backward compatibility mode. Also, in the lower right you can see that both UPS (updates per second)… Read More »

The Multiplayer Starter Pack

By | March 4, 2017

When Phantom Dust was first released on the original Xbox back in 2005 you got your skills and arsenal cases the old fashioned way, you earned them. The skill shop was not accessible until you got to Chapter 3 of the single player game. This initially locked off a big draw to many players, the online battles made of custom built arsenals (deck of skills). With the rerelease coming to… Read More »

Phantom Dust is Coming Soon

By | February 19, 2017

While we don’t have an official release date yet, it’s evident the rerelease of Phantom Dust for Xbox One and Windows 10 is getting close. Phil Spencer replied to a couple questions via Twitter to say that the game should be out before E3, the MS briefing is June 11th. Shannon Loftis, GM at Microsoft Studios Publishing, appeared on the most recent episode of This Week On Xbox to discuss… Read More »

Phantom Dust to Return in 2017

By | June 14, 2016

Microsoft’s Shannon Loftis announced that Phantom Dust will be returning in 2017 to Xbox One and Windows 10! In an interview with Geoff Keighley she said, “This is actually the original brought into the modern era. We are using the original assets from the Phantom Dust that was release by Microsoft Japan in 2003. We are updating some key parts of it, we are updating it with modern Xbox Live.” She… Read More »