The Castlevania Advance Collection brings four classic games to Xbox consoles
A fresh batch of Castlevania games arrives on modern Xbox consoles.
What you need to know
- The Castlevania franchise is one of the most legendary in existence, helping spawn a new genre of video games.
- Today, Xbox players got a surprise release with the arrival of the Castlevania Advance Collection.
- The collection includes four classic Castlevania games, releasing for the very first time on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.
- The games also include modern enhancements like an artwork gallery, music player, quick save, Xbox Achievements, and more.
Today, Xbox players are in for a surprise treat as Konami has suddenly dropped the new Castlevania Advance Collection. This new set includes four classic games from the legendary Castlevania series, all of which are releasing on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and Xbox One for the very first time. Complete with a release trailer, modern features and enhancements, and a tantalizing price tag, Xbox players can play these Castlevania games for the first time, or revisit old favorites, right now.
The Castlevania Advance Collection features four titles, including:
- Castlevania: Circle of the Moon
- Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance
- Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow
- Castlevania: Dracula X
Besides simply bringing these beloved classics to Xbox consoles for the first time, Konami also includes some modern enhancements and features, as well as perks for anyone who picks the collection up. Some of the highlights include:
- Support for up to 4K resolution
- Support for cloud saves and Xbox Achievements
- Ways to play the American, European, and Japanese versions of each title
- Addition of modern features like quick saving and a rewind function
- An art gallery featuring never-before-seen artwork
- A music player that lets you listen to every track from the original soundtracks
Castlevania Advance Collection is available now for Xbox consoles, and could very well already be among the best Xbox games for fans of the franchise.
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