The Killer Instinct franchise reached record engagement with 6 million unique users in March, Microsoft has said in a statement relating to NDP Group sales data in March.
"In March, global hours spent gaming on Xbox One increased 89 percent compared to last year. Xbox Live engagement was driven by the greatest games lineup, including new titles released in March like Killer Instinct: Season 3 and Tom Clancy’s The Division," commented Microsoft marketing boss Mike Nichols.
"Killer Instinct: Season 3 has seen record engagement across Xbox One and Windows 10 since it launched on March 29, making March the best month ever for the franchise with more than 6 million unique players."
Killer Instinct Season 3 features overhauled visuals and a roster of new characters, including Rash from Battletoads, Arbiter from Halo and General RAAM from Gears of War.