Microsoft announces Xbox Game Preview early access program

Elite Dangerous available today, DayZ coming soon.

Early access gaming is coming to Xbox One via the new Xbox Game Preview initiative, Microsoft has just announced.

The scheme launches immeditately, with Elite: Dangerous and The Long Dark available today.

DayZ will also finally get an Xbox launch via the program too in the future.

But you won't have to pay in to try the games - each title in the service will also offer a free demo so you can try before you put down any money.

Survival sim The Long Dark will also give players Season One of the game's story mode when it launches layer this year.

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