Four beloved Castlevania games available now on Xbox

Four beloved Castlevania games available now on Xbox

For the first time you can play Castlevania: Circle of the MoonHarmony of DissonanceAria of Sorrow, Dracula X on Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S in Castlevania Advance Collection! You have never seen these beloved Castlevania titles like this one before. Carefully remastered by Konami and M2, updated versions of these critically acclaimed titles offer amazing new features. And you can play the American, European or Japanese version of each title, as they are all included in the Castlevania Advance Collection.

The Rewind feature allows you to save yourself from a dreaded misstep or from that moment when a pet decides to chew your hand in real life. Quick save lets you stop, grab a snack, and pick up where you left off. The development team has even added a gallery of never-before-released artwork. But perhaps most surprising is the music player which gives you the ability to delve into each title's vibrant soundtracks. These features and more really bring these previous portable titles to life for modern Microsoft platforms!

Castlevania Advance Collection

Il Castlevania Advance Collection contains beloved games with amazing cast of characters. In Circle of the Moon, you are Nathan Graves, an apprentice vampire hunter who finds himself isolated in Dracula's castle in a desperate search to save his mentor and the world. In Harmony of Dissonance, take on the role of Juste Belmont of the Belmont Clan. One of the most powerful vampire hunters ever, Juste must explore the dual nature of Dracula's castle and wipe out all the evil he encounters. Aria of Sorrow is set in a Dracula-free future, when a seemingly normal Soma Cruz finds himself in a struggle for control of his own destiny against the forces of evil. Fans of hardcore platforming classics will hold their controllers tight with Dracula X (Also known as The kiss of the vampire). Dracula X is a reinterpretation of the Japanese title Round of Blood where Richter Belmont assaults Dracula's forces alone. Yes, no animals throwing girls to help you in this version. Dracula X it's one of the more challenging Castlevaina titles and that rewind feature will come in handy.

Castlevania Advance Collection

What are you waiting for? Evil doesn't sit and watch his hourglass! Grab some snacks, your vampire hunting gear and go play Castlevania Advance Collection on Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S right now!


Castlevania Advance Collection
 

Castlevania Advance Collection

Count Dracula has returned from the dead once again ...

Join the fight against evil in the Castlevania Advance Collection, a collection of timeless action exploration masterpieces!

In addition to the three legendary Castlevania games that were first released in the early 2000s, this collection also includes Castlevania: Dracula X and some never-before-seen sketches and artwork from the games!

All four games have been enhanced with new modern features like Rewind, Save / Load and Replay, making this the best possible way to experience these classics or discover them for the first time! This collection also boasts a handy Encyclopedia, a music player with all soundtracks, and you can even change the region of the ROM to play all the games in different versions.

GAMES IN THE FOREGROUND

Castlevania: Circle of the Moon - The story follows Nathan Graves, an apprentice vampire hunter who enters Dracula's Castle along with his Master to prevent the Count's feared return. Combine action and attribute cards to create over 80 unique magical effects, ranging from fire whips to blizzards, with the “Dual Set-up System”.

Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance - Play as Juste Belmont, the grandson of legendary vampire hunter Simon Belmont! This title introduced many new features to the franchise, such as the "Boss Rush" mode and the "Spell Fusion" system which allows players to combine secondary weapons with spellbooks to cast devastating spells.

Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow - Soma Cruz, a young high school exchange student in Japan, is somehow involved in the Dark Lord's eternal reincarnation cycle. What role does Soma play in all of this? Will he be able to return to his world? Aria of Sorrow also introduced a brand new attack system called “Tactical Souls”, which allows Soma Cruz to capture the souls of slain monsters to acquire their skills. (over 100 skills in total!) Aria of Sorrow also has a ton of New Game + content.

Castlevania: Dracula X - Castlevania: Dracula X is a reimagining of the cult action game Castlevania: Rondo of Blood and has been hailed as one of the most challenging Castlevania titles ever created. The Dark Lord Count Dracula rises from the dead to revive the forces of darkness and annihilate this corrupt world and create a new one. You are Richter Belmont, heir to the Belmont family, and you have set out for Dracula's castle to defeat its evil master. Blast your way through Dracula's castle and defeat the toughest enemies with the new “Item Crash” special attack!

NEW FEATURES FOR AN IMPROVED EXPERIENCE!

Gallery: Browse scans of original packaging designs and discover amazing works of art never shown to the public before.

ROM Region Selection: You can choose between Japanese, American and European versions for each game.

Encyclopedia: Learn more about all three games from their dedicated encyclopedia. Detailed enemy information, the “DSS” system, the “Tactical Soul” system and the “Spell Fusion” system will help you truly master each game's unique combat system!

Music Player: Listen to one of the four full soundtracks whenever you want. You can even create your own playlists!

NEW "QUALITY OF LIFE" FEATURES

Save / Load: You can now quickly save and reload at any time in the game. Even before that deadly attack by Dracula himself.

Rewind - You can now rewind the game state for a few seconds for a second chance. It's almost like being resurrected ...

Replay: You can record and replay your runs. This is great for creating new tactics, speed runs, and streaming.


Source: news.xbox.com