E3 Day Two: Microsoft

Looking for the run down on the 2016 E3 Press Conference? Look no further.

AGE has collected all the major pieces of info for you right here along with easy links to watch the show for yourself.

Join us for the lowdown on Microsoft's new and upcoming releases...

Xbox One S - $299

-        40% smaller

-        Increased range and textured grip on controller

-        2TB HDD

-        4K HDR hardware

Xbox Play Anywhere- play owned titles on XB1 and Windows 10.

Gears of War 4 to launch with new console Oct 11, 2016- Themed Elite Controller

Killer Instinct- new character, General Raam. Season 3 is play anywhere enabled.

Forza Horizon 3

-        New cars including off-road buggies and even jets are shown.

-        Set in Australia- locations include Yarra Valley, Great Ocean Road, Ormiston Gorge, and more.

-        Play Anywhere enabled

-        Coop between Xbox and PC shown to be as easy as a simple join request.

-        Sept 27, 2016


-        Play Anywhere enabled

-        Sept 13, 2016.

Final Fantasy XV

-        Showed “The Trial of Titan” E3 Special Mission

-        Coop style

-        Warp and Blizzard abilities among those shown

-        Sept 30, 2016

The Division: Underground

-        June 28, 2016

Battlefield 1 (also shown at EA)

-        Oct 21, 2016

-        First Access members only- Oct 13th, 2016

Xbox Live

-        Background music

-        Language region independence

-        Cortana voice command system- voice commands available through headset as well as Kinect

-        New “connecting with other players” features include: Clubs, Looking for Group and Arena

Minecraft, introduce Realms

-        Playing with friends enabled even offline

-        Xbox achievements able to be acquired while playing on tablet

-        Brought in to Oculus VR

-        Add ons to Pocket and Win10

-        Console add ons to be released next year

Xbox design lab advertisement shows customisable controllers- colours on covers, buttons and joysticks as well as the ability to add GTs.


-        From the creators of LIMBO- free to play offered for limited time

-        July 29, 2016

Sequence shows a culmination of Independent Developed games which include:

-        Outlast 2

-        Deliver Us The Moon

-        Figment

-        The Culling

-        I Below

-        Everspace

-        Daisy

-        And many more

We Happy Few

-        Fallout style retro look and feel

-        Set in 1964

-        Mime like white painted faces

-        “Joy” tablets are taken by general population

-        Tablets augment reality

-        Not taking tablets shows truth

-        Those who don’t take “joy” are called “Downers”


-        Multiplayer, PC or console

-        Single player campaign

-        Skill based game

-        Sept 2016

-        Register at www.playgwent.com/en for closed beta

Tekken 7

-        Early 2017

-        Free Tekken Tag Tournament 2 for XBL Gold members

GTAV Christmas themed mod packs shown in unexplained trailer

Deadrising 4- no details given, only a promo trailer


-        Coop

-        Fight against beasts together while riding you own dragons and oversized beasts

-        God of War-esque scale during conflict

-        2017

Sea of Thieves

-        Coop team based pirate game play

-        Open world free roaming style

State of Decay 2- 2017

Halo Wars 2

-        Feb 21st, 2017

-        Week long beta available now on XB1

Promo for “future” shows Xbox Project Scorpio

-        6 Ttraflops

-        4K resolution and gaming

-        Enables 60k rendering

-        Virgin Xbox One content will work on the new system

-        Coming Holiday 2017

Remutha, or Rem, has been writing for 8 years. Combining this with a love of video games Rem has been writing game reviews for 2 years.

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