Xbox One X And Everything Else Microsoft Showed At E3 2017

Microsoft kicked off their E3 2017 press discussion by strictly divulgence their brawny new console, a $499 Xbox One X. WITNESS.

The new console might have been Microsoft’s large hardware announcement, though they indeed didn’t spend too many time articulate about a device itself. With a proclamation out of a way, their concentration fast shifted concentration to games. So many games! They showed trailer after trailer, with a few longer demos violation adult a machine-gun pace.

Let’s run it all down.

They started with a Xbox One X, Coming Nov 7.

After months of hype, Microsoft non-stop by phenomenon a Xbox One X, that we wish everybody starts abbreviating as “XOX.” We can pronounce it “Zox.”

We already know a lot about a Xbox One X’s specs, so a large news during E3 was a recover date and price. It’ll be out on Nov 7, 2017, and will cost $499.

Backward Compatibility Will Soon Include Original Xbox Games

Microsoft also announced they’re expanding their behind harmony module to embody Xbox games. Phil Spencer pronounced that over half of Xbox One owners have played a behind concordant game. we consternation how many of those were Red Dead Redemption?

A Bunch Of Games Are Getting Xbox One X Updates

Near a finish of a uncover Phil Spencer announced that Gears of War 4, Forza Horizon 3, Killer Instinct, Halo Wars 2 and Minecraft will get 4k updates for Xbox One X for free, along with 30 other titles that’ll get giveaway Xbox One X updates including FFXV, RE7, Ghost Recon Wildlands, and Rocket League.

Forza Motorsport 7 Will Run Pretty Well On Xbox One X

The initial diversion Microsoft showed off was Forza Motorsport 7, that runs during local 4k fortitude and a “rock solid” 60fps. It looked some-more or reduction like a racing game, though carrying played Forza Horizon 3 during a aloft support rate on PC, it’s unequivocally good that this one’ll also run during 60fps. It’s out on Oct 3 on Xbox One and Windows PC, “Holiday 2017″ on Xbox One X.

Metro Exodus is entrance out subsequent year, looks good.

The subsequent Metro diversion will be out on Xbox One X, and presumably on other systems as well. Just formed on a demo, a new diversion looks like it could be open world, or during slightest almost open-world. Which should be interesting. Might be time to go replay a initial two…

We Got Our First Look At Assassin’s Creed: Origins

Man, I’m only looking brazen to a new Assassin’s Creed game, either or not it has hulk Egyptian snakes. This diversion has been leaking for a while now, though now it’s confirmed: a subsequent Assassin’s Creed will be set in ancient Egypt. It’ll launch on Xbox One, PS4 and PC on Oct 17.


In further to a proclamation trailer, Ubisoft showed a flattering attractive demo of a game, that we can see above. (Ethan wrote a some-more notation relapse of a demo here.) It had sneaking, stabbing, and many critical of all…


Deep Rock Galactic looks like a first-person Starship Troopers.

Or some-more accurately, it looks arrange of like a first-person Helldivers.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will be an Xbox One ‘console launch exclusive.’

The creator of a renouned PC “It’s Basically Battle Royale” diversion Battlegrounds came out to announce that a diversion will be a console launch disdainful on Xbox One. It’ll arrive in late 2017.

State Of Decay 2 Is Coming Spring 2018.

The new trailer for State of Decay 2 doesn’t prove how a diversion will be opposite from a initial one, over being bigger and improved looking. However, a initial diversion is unequivocally good, so that’s not such a bad thing.

Minecraft is going entirely multi-platform.

The folks during Mojang contend Minecraft will shortly have finish cross-play between “tablets, VR, Windows 10 PCs and consoles.” There’ll also be a 4K chronicle of a diversion for Xbox One X, that they showed off in a trailer above.

And Now For A Bunch Of Trailers They Ran Back To Back:

Dragon Ball FighterZ Is About What You’d Expect.

It’s a Dragon Ball Z fighting game. we know a Youtube thumbnail has a space before a Z, though we unequivocally wish this diversion to be called Dragon Ball Fighterz.

The Darwin Project looks like a cartoonish rival presence game.

Black Desert is entrance to Xbox One.

The MMO Black Desert Online will make a console entrance on Xbox One. we still substantially won’t play it, though we will continue to conclude how extraordinary all a characters look.

The Last Night looks good as hell.

Yep, we will 100% play this. What even is this game? Yes, please.

The Artful Escape looks nifty, pink.

Cecilia wrote about this diversion a small while back, and it sounds cool.

Code Vein certain does have anime vampires.

Whether or not “Anime Vampires” sounds good or not to we stays to be seen. This diversion was already announced; some-more info here.

Tacoma is entrance out Aug 2.

This is a subsequent diversion from a folks who done Gone Home.

Cuphead is finally entrance out on Sep 29.

More saxophones in diversion trailers, please!

ID @ Xbox Is Bringing A Ton Of Indie Games.

The ID @ Xbox hiss tilt showed off a ton of indie games: Osiris: New Dawn, Paladins: Champions of a Realm, Raiders of a Broken Planet, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Unruly Heroes, Fortnite, Battlerite, Surviving Mars, Fable Fortune, Observer, Robocraft Infinity, Dunk Lords, Minion Masters, Brawlout, Ooblets, Dark and Light, Strange Brigade, Riverbond, Hello Neighbor, Shift, and Conan Exiles.

Ashen Looks Like A Somber, Ragdoll Dark Souls.

We’ve created about this one before. Still looks good.

Life Is Strange: Before The Storm Goes Back In Time

The three-part prequel, that leaked a small while back, starts on Aug 31. Wowsers, etc.

Super Lucky’s Tale Leaves VR Behind, Coming Nov 7

I’m not certain if this diversion will be scarcely as engaging though a VR wow factor, though we never know.

Sea of Thieves Looks Like A Lot Of Fun.

Microsoft slowed down for a notation to uncover off some neat looking gameplay from Sea of Thieves, Rare’s arriving open-world online bandit game. In a demo, a group of players followed a map to hunt down some treasure, using into some difficulty along a way. Looks great.

Crackdown 3 Hopefully Features A Lot Of Terry Crews

The intro video for Crackdown 3 featured Terry Crews screaming vigourously during a camera, which, we unequivocally wish he’s in a diversion a lot. Preferably yelling during Andy Samberg while holding a garland of lovable kittens. The diversion itself looks like multiplayer Crackdown, and will hopefully be improved than Crackdown 2 was.

The Orcs in Shadow of War Look More Charming Than Ever.

Honestly, I’m only psyched to watch orcs smack-talk one another. we would be cold with it if a whole diversion were only cutscenes of smacktalk. The diversion looks fun, though that large reticent orc stole a show. (Video around

Ori And The Will Of The Wisps Looks Gorgeous

If you’re going to move a composer onstage to play a game’s soundtrack on piano, we could do worse than bringing Gareth Coker out to play song from a new Ori game. Come for a good designed Metroidvania, stay for a buckets of tears you’ll cry within a initial 10 minutes.

The uncover sealed with BioWare’s illusory looking Anthem.

BioWare finished a uncover by display off their new diversion Anthem using on an Xbox One. It’s a multiplayer diversion where we conclude your fight purpose by a exosuit we wear. It looks gorgeous, with a large open world. More or reduction a third-person Destiny with a many some-more desirous open universe and bestiary. Strong note to go out on.

Finally, here’s a useful list of all a games Microsoft showed during a eventuality and that ones will be disdainful to Xbox One:



  • Anthem (Non-exclusive)
  • The Artful Escape of Francis Vendetti (Console launch exclusive)
  • Ashen (Console launch exclusive)
  • Assassin’s Creed: Origins (Non-exclusive)
  • Black Desert (Console launch exclusive)
  • Code Vein (Non-exclusive)
  • Crackdown 3 (Xbox One and Windows 10 exclusive)
  • Cuphead (Xbox One and Windows 10 exclusive)
  • The Darwin Experiment (Console launch exclusive)
  • Deep Rock Galactic (Console launch exclusive)
  • Dragon Ball Fighter Z (Non-exclusive)
  • Forza Motorsport 7 (Xbox One and Windows 10 exclusive)
  • The Last Night (Console launch exclusive)
  • Life Is Strange (Non-exclusive)
  • Metro Exodus (Non-exclusive)
  • Middle-Earth: Shadow of War (Non-exclusive)
  • Minecraft (Non-exclusive)
  • Ori and a Will of a Wisps (Xbox One and Windows 10 exclusive)
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (Console launch exclusive)
  • Sea of Thieves (Xbox One and Windows 10 exclusive)
  • State of Decay 2 (Xbox One and Windows 10 exclusive)
  • Super Lucky’s Tale (Xbox One and Windows 10 exclusive)
  • Tacoma (Console exclusive)

Phew! That does it for Microsoft. Hell of a lot of games, eh?

We’ll be behind after tonight for Bethesda’s press discussion (full E3 press discussion report here), and will be covering E3 all week with news, liveblogs, podcasts, videos, and sharp tweets. Stay tuned.

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