On June 10th Microsoft had their E3 Press Conference and they showed a lot of games. 50 in total, with 18 exclusives and 15 world premieres. This article will focus on primarily Xbox releases.
They started off their conference with the announcement of Halo Infinite. Then they Showed a trailer for Ori And The Will of the Wisps, which will come out in 2019 for PC and Xbox One. There was also a trailer for a new game called Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and game play was shown. A new trailer for Fallout 76 was shown and it will be a prequel game set in West Virginia.
A new game that’s set in the Life is Strange Universe called The Awesome Adventures Of the Amazing Captain Spirit was also shown. It’s about a ten year old boy named Chris, who wants to be a superhero. Tt will be a free download on June 26th this month for PS4, Xbox One,and PC . Then More Crackdown 3 Footage was shown and it has a release date for February 2019. New Footage For Metro Exodus was shown with game play.
Kingdom Hearts 3 has a new a trailer and one of the new worlds is Frozen. The official release date is January 29th, 2019. Sea Of Thieves is coming to Xbox Game Pass. In addition, two new expansions Cursed Sails in July and Forbidden Shores in September, will also be released. BattleField V showed a war story trailer and Forza Horizon 4 is coming out October 2nd, 2018 for Xbox One and Pc
Five new studios are joining Microsoft Studios: Undead Labs, Playground Games, Ninja theory, The initiative, and Compulsion Games. A Happy Few is coming out on August 10th 2018 for Xbox One PS4 and PC. Player Battlegrounds Unknown is getting more features including a new mode called war mode and there will be a snow area coming in winter 2018. Ubisoft’s The Division 2 was shown with game play footage.
Xbox Game Pass will be getting a new feature called Fast Start, which plays games twice as fast. There are some more games coming to Fast Pass including Halo The Master Chief Collection, which is available now. Shadow of the Tomb Raider is coming September 14th, 2018 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. A new skating game was announced called Session and it will be for Xbox One and PC. A game called Black Desert is coming to Xbox One. Devil May Cry 5 was announced and Cuphead is getting new downloadable content.
Bandai Namco announced a new fighting game called Jump Force, which has Goku and Frieza from Dragon Ball, Naruto from Naruto, Luffy from One Piece and Light from Death Note. It is coming out in Spring 2019. Dying Light 2 Was announced and Battletoads is coming back in 2019. Just Cause 4 was announced and The Gears of War franchise had 3 Games announced. These will include a mobile game in 2019 featuring Funko Pop characters, a strategy game titled Gears of War Tactics, and Gears 5, which will feature Kait. The last game announced was Cyberpunk 2077.
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