Microsoft’s Kinect-supported zoo management simulator sequel, Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection is now available for Xbox One both on disc and to download via Xbox Live priced at £19.99 (UK) / €29.99 (EU) / $29.99 (US). It isn’t a full Kinect 2 game though, it just has some features such as interacting with some animals like the original. It’s also enhanced for Xbox One X with 4K and HDR confirmed so far. However, if you do get an Xbox One X then please note that Kinect 2 requires a Kinect adapter to work on it.

You can read more info about Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection in the following fact sheet:

 

Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection
Fact Sheet

Title: Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection

Availability: October 31st 2017

Publisher: Microsoft® Studios

Developer: Asobo Studio

Format: Xbox One family of devices and Windows 10 PCs

Age Rating: ESRB: E, PEGI: 3, USK: No Age Restriction

Pricing: $29.99 / €29.99 / £19.99
Xbox Play Anywhere title (Xbox family of devices and Windows 10 PC versions included with single digital purchase at no additional cost)

Product Overview: Let your imagination run wild with “Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection,” Build, manage, and maintain your dream zoo alone or with up to four players on Xbox LIVE. This zoo simulation will charm animal lovers of all ages.

Features:

Get up close and personal with nearly 200 visually stunning animals

in 4K Ultra HD and HDR

Includes a selection of new animals from South America and Australia, including kangaroos and koala’s

Create the Zoo of your dreams

with the biggest, most detailed environments ever utilizing intuitive yet powerful controls designed for Zoo Tycoon fans of all ages.

It’s Your Zoo –

design and manage your ideal zoo from piece-by-piece road construction to the ability to adjust the enclosures and decorate them. The choice is yours!

Extended Campaign Mode –

become the ultimate zoo tycoon by completing 30 exciting scenarios all around the world!

Specialized Challenge Mode –

featuring 20 specialized zoos. Collect all the species and transfer animals from one of your zoos to another! But beware of the crises that can strike at any time!

Build and share your Zoo

with up to four people on Xbox LIVE.

Supports Xbox Play Anywhere,

so you can pick up where you left off on another Xbox One device or Windows 10 PC, bringing all your saves, game add-ons, and achievements with you.

 

About Asobo Studio

Asobo Studio is an independent game developer located in Bordeaux, France. Over the past 15 years, the video game enthusiasts at Asobo have developed 17 games for consoles and PC. Asobo’s portfolio includes successful adaptations of worldwide Disney franchises, R&D on next generation equipment based games (360 Kinect, PS3 Move, Wii, HoloLens…), as well as critically acclaimed original IP’s like the Guinness Record award-winning racing experience FUEL. Visit Asobo online at www.asobostudio.com.

 

About Microsoft

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

The information contained in this fact sheet relates to a pre-release product that may be substantially modified before its first commercial release. Accordingly, the information may not accurately describe or reflect the product when first commercially released. This fact sheet is provided for informational purposes only, and Microsoft Corp. makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the fact sheet or the information contained in it.

 

 

Are you a fan of the franchise and have already bought Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection or are planning to? Let us know in the comments below, or you can create a discussion in our Kinect 2 Games Forum. You can also post your own review in our Kinect 2 Game Reviews Forum.

 

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