Microsoft Plans To Present 14 First Occasion Video games At E3
Through the years, as Sony and Nintendo have de-emphasized E3 as a present, Microsoft has grown to try to fill that area. Final yr’s present was their largest but and Microsoft, now the one first celebration with a stage present at E3, hopes to outdo it with their 2019 present. In response to Xbox chief Phil Spencer, Microsoft can have 14 video games fro their first celebration studios to point out off at this yr’s convention.
Simply ending our ultimate E3 rehearsal right here with the staff in Redmond. Really feel actually good in regards to the briefing. Tons to point out. Now we have 14 Xbox Sport Studios video games within the present this yr, extra first celebration video games than we have ever had within the present. Enjoyable instances. #XboxE3
— Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) Could 30, 2019
There is a quantity we already learn about: Gears 5 is an apparent instance, as is Halo Infinite. It’s also most likely simple to imagine that there’s some form of Forza content material within the works, as there’s yearly. Microsoft has introduced acquisitions of Ninja Idea, Obsidian, inXile, and Compulsion over the past yr. A few of these studios might be prepared to point out one thing in the event that they began work earlier than the precise acquisition. Uncommon has been fairly busy revamping Sea of Thieves, however additionally it is attainable they might be lending a serving to hand on the introduced Battletoads 2D title.
Prior to now, Microsoft has been criticized for all however abandoning first celebration efforts exterior of some key franchises. After a slate of cancellations, the corporate is looking for their footing with video games they need to make and exclusives to drive gamers to Xbox and WIndows. E3 is perhaps the very best time to make that argument, particularly on the cusp of a brand new technology.
The Xbox E3 present will happen Sunday, June 9 at 1:00 p.m. PT.