Free-to-play co-op shooter/MMO-lite Warframe has finally made its way to the Xbox One, and is available immediately for download on Xbox Live thanks to the ID@Xbox program. The download will set you back 6.88gb, and while the game does offer plenty of microtransactions, every single item in the game is unlockable over time.
Digital Extremes’ Warframe has been available on PC for quite some time, and eventually made the transition to PS4 after the console’s launch last year. Warframe‘s core gameplay consists of 4-player co-op through objective-driven missions, where you can complete objectives and collect currency to purchase and upgrade new weapons, gear, and Frames. Frames act as a sort of job class, where each Frame offers a specific play style.
An Xbox specific off-screen mode allows users to take advantage of SmartGlass to keep up to date on critical missions that may only be available for a short period of time, access the in-game codex, and view important information on Frames, weapons, mods, and more.
I know the free-to-play market always feels like a cash grab, but during my time with Warframe on PS4, I never once felt like I had to spend real cash to purchase in-game items. Again I stress that every frame and piece of gear in the game can be acquired simply by playing the game as normal, but if you’re short on time and want to get a head start, the option to spend your own money in-game is definitely there.
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