Announcements from Microsoft’s Gamescom press briefing

Everything you need to know from today’s conference all in one place at SCG

Microsoft held its press conference this morning, live from Gamescom and we’ve got a list of everything that was shown and announced. Check out our breakdown below and let us know in the comments what you thought of the showing. What games are you looking forward to and what new features interest you?

  • Quantum Break – new footage shown, game and TV show tie-in coming April 5, 2016
  • Crackdown 3 – new information shared including that it will have fully destructible multiplayer maps
  • Scalebound – new footage shown
  • Xbox One will add a TV DVR service that can stream/save recordings to Windows 10 devices
  • Xbox One Chatpad coming in November, pre-orders available now
  • Xbox One’s Xbox 360 Backward Compatibility launches this November with over 100 titles, all future Xbox 360 Games with Gold will be BC
  • Windows 10 integration update coming in November along with redesigned Xbox One dashboard
  • Battletoads coming to Killer Instinct today!
  • ID @ Xbox games – Bloodstained, City Skylines, Worms, Thimbleweed Park, Sheltered, We Happy Few
  • Windows 10 integration allows all Xbox One accessories to work on Windows 10 devices, cross play allows players to play across Xbox One and PC, DirectX 12 coming to Windows 10 and Xbox One
  • Minecraft Windows 10 Edition coming, in beta right now
  • Mojang announces Cobalt, a new platformer from the studio, coming to Xbox One in November
  • Dark Souls III – new footage, coming 2016
  • Homefront Revolution – new footage, Xbox One beta coming soon
  • FIFA 16 – FIFA Ultimate Team to have 60 Xbox One Exclusive legends, exclusive FIFA 16 bundles coming
  • Halo 5: Guardians – new footage, coming end of October to Xbox One
  • Halo 5 limited edition console announced, available for pre-order now
  • Halo World Championship coming soon, will boast a pot of $1 million in winnings
  • Just Cause 3 – new footage
  • Forza 6 – new footage, 24-player online races, weather effects and 60 fps/1080p
  • Rainbow Six Siege – new footage
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider – new footage including underwater combat, coming November 13, 2015
  • Halo Wars 2 – coming fall 2016

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