E3 2017 @ SCG: Microsoft press briefing (Update)

Xbox One and Xbox Scorpio will be on display in a big way this year with Microsoft’s E3 2017 conference, get all the details, watch live and follow along right here

Update: It’s over! Xbox One X price and release date, Forza 7, Anthem gameplay, Crackdown 3 and much more! Microsoft killed it with 42 games, 22 of which are exclusive to the Xbox family. Take a look at all the announcements below!

Microsoft has promised to present for over an hour and a half this year and Xbox One and Project Scorpio are sure to be the focus of the conference.

Microsoft’s new console has been the talk of the gaming community for some time now and Microsoft has vowed to finally show off some tangible information about the system. Will we get a release date? Price? See some games in action? We’ll have to wait and see.

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Microsoft:

Games:

  • Forza Motorsport 7 – Trailer shown running on Xbox One X. Gameplay demo shown. Over 700 cars, dynamic weather. Xbox Play Anywhere title. Coming October 3.
  • Metro Exodus – Trailer shown with gameplay. Coming 2018.
  • Assassin’s Creed Origins – Trailer shown. Prequel to the other AC games telling the origin story of the assassins in ancient Egypt. Gameplay shown (alpha). Coming October 27, 2017.
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – Coming exclusively (launch) to Xbox One this fall. Trailer shown.
  • Deep Rock Galactic – Trailer shown. Launch exclusive on Xbox One. From Goat Simulator developer.
  • State of Decay 2 – Xbox One and Windows 10 exclusive. Play Anywhere title. Trailer shown. Coming spring 2018.
  • The Darwin Project – Trailer shown. Launch exclusive for Xbox.
  • Minecraft – Being united across mobile, consoles, PC and other devices, getting new customization options like player-made skins and more. New graphics update for 4K coming in the fall.
  • Dragon Ball Fighter Z – coming 2018. Trailer shown.
  • Black Desert (MMORPG) – Coming early 2018. Xbox One launch exclusive. Trailer with gameplay shown.
  • The Last Night – Trailer shown. Launch exclusive for Xbox One/Windows 10.
  • The Artful Escape – Xbox One console launch exclusive. Trailer shown.
  • CodeVein – Coming 2018. Trailer shown.
  • Sea of Thieves – new extended gameplay shown.
  • Tacoma – Coming August 2 as a launch exclusive Xbox One title. Trailer shown.
  • Super Lucky’s Tale – Xbox and Windows 10 exclusive. Play Anywhere title. Gameplay trailer shown.
  • Cupheadnew trailer shown.
  • Crackdown 3  – Xbox One and Windows 10 exclusive. Xbox Play Anywhere title.
  • ID@Xbox Sizzle video shown featuring tons of new indie games coming to Xbox and Windows.
    • Osiris: New Dawn
    • Paladins: Champions of the Realm
    • Raiders of the Broken Planet
    • Unruly Heroes
    • Fortnite
    • Battlerite
    • Surviving Mars
    • Robocraft Infinity
    • Astroneer
    • Observer
    • We Happy Few
    • Fable Fortune
    • Dunk Lords
    • Minion Masters Forced to Duel
    • Brawlout
    • Ooblets
    • Hello Neighbor
    • Path of Exile
    • Ark
    • Riverbond
    • Dark and Light
    • Strange Brigade
    • Shift
    • Conan Exiles
  • Ashen – Xbox launch console exclusive. Trailer shown.
  • Life is Strange: Before the Storm – Trailer shown. Will be three episodes, first episode launches Aug. 31.
  • Shadow of War – Shadow of Mordor sequel. Gameplay shown.
  • Ori and the WIll of the Wisps – Trailer shown with live pianist on stage.
  • Original Xbox games coming to Backward Compatibility – Launching later this year, will be enhanced like Xbox 360 games and will include Crimson Skies.
  • Enhancements for Xbox One X for existing Xbox One games – Includes Forza Horizon 3, Gears of War 4, Rocket League and more. Will require patches for enhancement upgrades.
  • Anthem – New EA/Bioware title announced at EA’s conference yesterday. Gameplay shown on Xbox One X. Coming 2018.

Xbox One Project Scorpio:

  • Overview video shows off Xbox Project Scorpio with what seems to be a first look at the console design.
  • Project Scorpio: Coming November 7, 2017. Officially named Xbox One X. Xbox One X will retail at $499.99.
  • Microsoft shared specs and details. We’ll have them here soon.
  • All games and accessories from Xbox One compatible with Xbox One X. Current games will have enhancements. Games will look better even on 1080p TVs.
  • Xbox One X to be the smallest Xbox console ever, feature liquid cooling for first time in a console.

Other announcements and/or notes:

  • 2018 Porsche 911 – Brand new Porsche unveiled on stage, will be featured in Forza 7.
  • Mixer – Microsoft’s streaming service adding new features to mix streaming and interactions with the community.

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