Microsoft @ E3 2013, Xbox One Releasing November, $499, New Xbox 360, Halo 5, MGS 5, Dead Rising 3, World Of Tanks, Dark Souls 2, Killer Instinct, Sunset Overdrive, Witcher 3 Trailers, Oh My!
[Update 2] Added 2 new Forza 5 and Ryse trailers at the end of the article.
[Update 1] Xbox Live subscribers will get two free games per month. The first two shown off is Halo 3 and Assassin’s Creed.
Oh my indeed! Microsoft had a blast at their E3 2013 press conference and we have all the details and the gameplay trailers below.
First up, the Xbox One is officially releasing on November 2013 for $499. There is also a Day One limited edition pre-order offer which nets you a guaranteed Xbox One on the first day of its reveal and in cool, black packaging. It also has a limited edition wireless controller and a Day One achievement.
Microsoft also announced the accessories. This includes the newly designed headset and play and charge kit. Third party headsets and Mad Catz’s fighting stick has also been shown off.
The Redmond giant has announced a new “smaller, sleeker, as quiet as ever” Xbox 360 console that is “available today”.
They may have lacked games at their Xbox One reveal conference. But boy was this one totally different. A plethora of games and trailers have been shown off for the Xbox One.
First up is the Xbox One exclusive Halo 5 (you probably saw this coming):
Next, Metal Gear Solid 5 was shown off:
Dead Rising 3 is exclusively for the Xbox One:
World of Tanks MMO is coming to the Xbox 360:
As is Dark Souls 2:
Ryse: Son of Rome was shown off for Xbox One and Kinect but we don’t have the trailer for it yet. [Update] Watch the trailer below:
Killer Instinct, an Xbox One exclusive from Rare:
Sunset Overdrive from Insomniac Games:
Remedy announced a new Xbox One exclusive called Quantum Break:
Respawn Entertainment (formerly Call of Duty devs from Infinity Ward) announced that their upcoming game Titanfall is an Xbox One exclusive.
Black Tusk is an Xbox One exclusive shooter from a first party Microsoft game studio:
Battlefield 4 was shown off for Xbox One and DICE confirmed it will be running at 60 FPS:
For all you RPG fans, the Witcher 3 from CD PRojekt Red.
Forza 5, Xbox One Exclusive
And a whole host of other games were shown off or talked about. For the full list, visit here.
I think Microsoft did a pretty good job with their E3 press conference to show that they haven’t forgotten about what made the Xbox 360 so popular, games and hardcore gamers.
The gaming press also had praises for Microsoft, saying “Microsoft [has mastered] the magic”