One of the biggest games announced for 2019 is Metro Exodus, an open-world shooter that’s set in post-apocalyptic Russia. The third game in the Metro series, Exodus will be enhanced for Xbox One X, featuring 4K resolution and HDR graphics. To help get players acquainted (or reacquainted) with the series, Microsoft has announced it will release the Xbox One X Metro Saga Bundle on February 15.
The Xbox One X Metro Saga Bundle comes with a 1TB Xbox One X console, a controller, one-month trials for Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold, as well as digital copies of Metro 2033 Redux, Metro: Last Light Redux, and Metro Exodus. That’s all you need to play through the entire Metro series from the beginning. Like most Xbox One X bundles, this one will retail for $499.
- Pre-order Xbox One X Metro Saga Bundle from Microsoft — $500
- Pre-order Xbox One X Metro Saga Bundle from GameStop — $500
Metro 2033 is a shooter with survival elements that first launched in 2010. It was followed in 2013 by Metro: Last Light, a direct sequel. Both games were remastered for modern consoles in 2014 with the release of Metro Redux. The remastered versions are what appear in this Xbox One X bundle.
Both games received high scores from GameSpot, though they’re not exactly light, happy fare. In our Metro Redux review, Kevin VanOrd wrote, “In both Metro: Last Light and in the refashioned Metro 2033, there is more dread in the deafening silence than there is in the retort of a shotgun. In the metro tunnels beneath Moscow, you scavenge for ammo to use as currency as well as munitions, burn away cobwebs with your lighter, and search for gas masks that allow you to breathe the perilous air should you approach the surface.” For more information about the upcoming sequel, which launches on February 15, check out what to expect from Metro Exodus.
As for the Xbox One X, it’s the most powerful version of Microsoft’s current-gen console. It supports Ultra HD Blu-ray disc playback, 4K resolution, and HDR. For more information, read or watch our Xbox One X review.