Go Big or Go Home they say. Microsoft decided instead to walk tall, and carry a small concole. And we are willing to bet it works well for them. Microsoft made a strong showing today. Here is a breakdown of the Microsoft Press Conference.
Xbox One S
Introducing the new Xbox One S. Play the greatest games lineup, including Xbox 360 classics, on a 40% smaller console. Experience richer, more luminous colors in games and video with High Dynamic Range technology. Stream 4K video on Netflix and Amazon Video, and watch UHD Blu-ray™ movies in stunning 4K Ultra HD. Includes the newly streamlined Xbox Wireless Controller.
Forza Horizon 3
Forza Horizons 3 looks gorgeous, and features seamless multi-platform matchmaking.
Killer Instinct General RAAM
Merciless. Fearless. Massive. Cunning. An opponent that all fear to face. Now that feared enemy, General RAAM, has arrived in the Killer Instinct universe.
Recore E3 Gameplay Trailer - Presenting ReCore, an XBOX ONE & WINDOWS 10 EXCLUSIVE. From the legendary creator Keiji Inafune, and the makers of Metroid Prime comes ReCore, an action-adventure crafted for a new generation.
Xbox Elite Wireless Controller - Gears of War 4 Limited Edition
Crush the competition with the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller - Gears of War 4 Limited Edition, featuring a gritty, battle-weathered design, an arsenal of swappable components, Hair Trigger Locks, an exclusive in-game item, and three Gear Packs.
We Happy Few
Demented. Sickening, Glorious.
Gwent, the card game from the Witcher 3, is getting its own standalone card game!
Tekken 7 coming to Xbox One in early 2017. Tekken 7 will also have a story mode blending gameplay and cinematics. All this week Xbox Live Gold members will get Tekken Tag Tournament 2!
Dead Rising 4
Dead Rising 4 coming holiday this year!
There is absolutely no way to describe the insane scale of this multiplayer boss battle without watching it. You will be impressed. Check out the first multiplayer co-op gameplay footage from Scalebound, the next great adventure from critically-acclaimed developer PlatinumGames and renowned game director Hideki Kamiya. XBOX ONE & WINDOWS 10 EXCLUSIVE | COMING IN 2017.
Sea of Thieves
Craig Duncan of Rare on stage to talk more about Sea of Thieves. Sea of Thieves looks absolutely gorgeous. I FREAKING LOVE Pirate Games.
State of Decay 2
The next installment in the critically acclaimed “State of Decay” franchise immerses you in an all-new, multiplayer zombie survival fantasy. Build a lasting community, working with other players or solo to overcome challenges while exploring your own unique story in a world that remembers the choices you make. NO ONE SURVIVES ALONE. XBOX ONE & WINDOWS 10 EXCLUSIVE | COMING IN 2017.
Dan Ayoub from 343 Industries took the stage to introduce Halo Wars 2. Halo Wars 2 will also be an Xbox Play Anywhere title. And there's a week long beta available TODAY! Halo Wars 2 coming February 21, 2017.
Phil Spencer is on stage talking about the future. High fidelity VR and true 4K gaming. Talking about what gamers really want, Phil introduces a video highlighting the power of the new Xbox Project Scorpio. They are calling it the "We Heard You Console". It will offer true 4K gaming, 60 hertz rendering, uncompressed pixels. "These are the highest-quality pixels anyone has seen," 8 CPU cores, 6 teraflops of GPU power. "It's a monster." "The most powerful console ever." Holiday 2017.
Xbox Project Scorpio, a more powerful console coming next 2017.