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Xbox E3 2018 Press Conference News

Game Announcements:

1. Halo Infinite

The first thing that appeared on screen at the Xbox E3 2018 was…. Halo Infinite. No information other than a brief cinematic trailer. Looked cool though.

2. [XBOX EXCLUSIVE] Ori and the Will of the Wisps Release 2019

Very beautiful indie style game.

3. [WORLD PREMIERE] Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (2019)

Developer/Publisher: From Software/Activision

Looks hella fun! Looks like a hybrid of Tenchu Stealth Assassins/Dynasty Warriors/Dark Souls/Ninja Gaiden.

Todd Howard from Bethesda introduced: Announces Fallout 4 on Xbox games pass.

4. [WORLD PREMIERE] Fallout 76

Fallout 76 is FOUR times the size of Fallout 4! Prequel to the other games in the series.

-The trailer is narrated by Ron Perlman! Game looks absolutely incredible! Pre-orders on Xbox store June 15th!

5. [WORLD PREMIERE] The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit

Developer/Publisher: Square Enix

6. [EXCLUSIVE] CRACKDOWN 3 RELEASE FEBRUARY 2019

Looks absolutely intense!

7. Nier: Automata Xbox One Enhanced Version out in June

8. Metro Exodus February 22nd, 2019

-Co-op? If not, then at least another play with you. Gargoyles and Zombies and all kinds of stuff.

9. KINGDOM HEARTS III for Xbox Januaray 29th 2019

-Shows Frozen characters, Hercules, Toy Story, Monsters Inc., Keyblade, Mickey Mouse,

10. [EXCLUSIVE] SEA OF THIEVES update are shown

Cursed Sails in July and The Forsaken Shores in September. The video showed Skeleton crews, and a lot of orange.

11. BATTLEFIELD V trailer

12. [XBOX EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE] FORZA HORIZON 4 October 2nd, 2018

Showed a McLaren racing across different landscapes and environments including cities, countryside, harbors, etc. Then other kinds of cars and vehicles of all sorts.

Ralph Fulton brought to the stage to talk about Forza Horizon 4. Discussed:

-Dynamic seasons
-Shared open world!!!!!!
-Real people driving all around
-60 FPS mode
-Weather conditions synchronized for the entire community
-The entire open world changes and previously unaccessable areas can be reached
-New Forza Live events that the whole community can take part in. “Forzathon live” events
-Will be on Xbox Games pass on release day.

13. New Microsoft Studio announced: The Initiative

14. Undead Labs joins Microsoft Studios

15. Microsoft acquires Playground Games

16. Ninja Theory joins Microsoft Studios

17. Compulsion games (We Happy Few) joins Microsoft Studios: Gearbox is publishing We Happy Few.

18. [CONSOLE LAUNCH EXCLUSIVE] PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Winter 2018

-War Mode, New Ways to play, new environments

19. [WORLD PREMIERE] Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition – Coming This Winter

20. [WORLD PREMIERE] THE DIVISION 2 March 15th, 2019

Developer/Publisher: Massive Entertainment/Ubisoft

The trailer looked awesome. Enemies have STICKY weapons. Crazy! Crossbow! I WANT! Drone! Hella cool!

Ashley Speicher introduced. Head of Engineering for Xbox Game Pass.
-FastStart: Uses machine learning techniques to load games faster
-Launches in June for select titles
-Games Pass Games available on Games Pass same day as global release
-Game Pass games: The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, The Division, Fallout 4 – playable today in Xbox Game Pass, in 4K

21. Montage of Games shown…I will try and get a full list once the conference is over.

22. SHADOW OF THE TOMB RAIDER September 14th, 2018

-Looks to take place in Latin America with Aztecs or Mayans, etc.
-Can preorder “The Croft Edition” for early access

23. [CONSOLE LAUNCH EXCLUSIVE] SESSION (skating game)

24. [CONSOLE LAUNCH EXCLUSIVE] BLACK DESERT (online)

25. [WORLD PREMIERE] DEVIL MAY CRY 5!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! SPRING 2019

HOLY. SHIT. SO DAMN AWESOME. EVEN THE MUSIC IS LEGIT.

-Capcom employees: talking about DMC series
-Scanned fully costumed models and rendered them for the game
-They said they made the game for the fans

26. [CONSOLE LAUNCH EXCLUSIVE] CUPHEAD coming in 2019

27. [CONSOLE LAUNCH EXCLUSIVE] TUNIC

Cute Zelda-like game starring a Fox.

28. [WORLD PREMIERE] JUMP FORCE – 2019

BANDAI/NAMCO

WTF??????????????? 3D realistic fighter! Goku, Freiza, other anime stars, DEATHNOTE!

29. [WORLD PREMIERE] DYING LIGHT 2

-Chris Avellone narrative designer for DL2.
-Fluid parkour system
-First person melee combat
-decisions in the game affect how the game turns out.
-many factions in the city
-knock dudes off of the buildings
-hundreds of decisions to be made

30. [EXCLUSIVE WORLD PREMIERE] BATTLETOADS – 2019

-Three-player couch co-op

31. [WORLD PREMIERE] JUST CAUSE 4 – December 4th, 2018

32. [WORLD PREMIERE] GEARS POPs – Coming 2019

Rod Ferguson discussed Gears franchises.

33. Gears Tactics: turn based strategy

34. Gears 5 – 2019

-Gears 5 trailer: Kate is back. Tragedy has struck…
-Del and JD are back too.
-environments look bad ass!!
-Big ass MACE
-Locus mobile turret?
-Hybrid enemies

35. [WORLD PREMIERE] CYBERPUNK 2077

CDProjekt RED game! Looks dope as hell.

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