What you need to know
- Cuisine Royale is a battle royale game that's quite popular on PC.
- It features realistic weapons and supernatural abilities.
- The overall focus appears to be on food, but that's changed in recent months.
- You can get it for free on Xbox One through the Microsoft Store (opens in new tab).
October 18, 2019: Cuisine Royale is now showing up as Xbox One X Enhanced. The Microsoft Store description says that it runs at 4K resolution on the system.
Cuisine Royale is an absolutely bonkers battle royale shooter that focuses on realistic weaponry, but also features mystical traps and demonic rituals. Yes, you read that right. You can play it as a normal shooter, but you'll be missing out. From the trailer, it seems like you not only have the ability to imbue your soul with the spirit of a feral animal, but you can also teleport and utilize other tricks.
The game has "Very Positive" recent reviews on Steam and gamers on Xbox One have been clamoring to play the game ever since it launched back in 2018. Well, if you were one of those people, you're in luck. Out of nowhere, Cuisine Royale is now available through Xbox Game Preview. Since it's a free-to-play game, you don't have to worry about purchasing a broken product with your hard-earned cash.
It seems like Cuisine Royale was supposed to land on Xbox One a few months back, but we weren't able to see it or access it on our consoles. It's unclear how widespread this problem was. Luckily, that's not the case anyone so if you were one of the gamers affected, you can download and play it right now.
While Cuisine Royale is a free-to-play game, it features a lot of expensive cosmetic packs and microtransactions. However, they don't appear to give any in-game advantage that we know of. Additionally, the title doesn't appear to be Xbox One X Enhanced at the moment so it may look quite blurry on modern 4K displays.
Play it for free
Cuisine Royale is a brutal multiplayer last-man-standing shooter with realistic weaponry, mystic traps, and demonic rituals.
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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.
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