Avoid the heavy talking, and get right to the big news of Microsoft’s E3 2016 presser. Here is The Bullet Point Truth.
- An impressive Gears of War 4 gameplay demo took place. This would show how weather effects significantly change the tide of battle. Buy once on XO, and you’ll get it on PC too.
- General Raam confirmed for Killer Instinct. You can play him for free this week.
- Forza Horizon 3 offers a 4 player coop campaign with a September 27th, 2016 release date.
- Recore gameplay footage was shown. platforming action reminding us of a ratchet and clank type experience. September 18th, 2016 is the drop day.
- Search for players with your specific needs. Looking to accomplish a particular goal in a game, find the right group of people for it. “Looking for Group” feature coming this fall.
- Sensational Indie Games were shown in a montage. Cuphead again leading the charge.
- Tekken 7 (featuring Akuma) coming early 2017, and gold members can download Tekken tag Tournament 2 for free right now.
- Dead Rising 4 was announced out of nowhere, and Frank West returns.
- Scalebound gameplay demo showed 4 players battling against the biggest boss battle Platinum has ever designed.
- Rare pirate game Sea of Thieves is also a buy once play on XO/PC.
- State of Decay 2 announced with 4 Player Coop. A welcomed addition to the series.
- Halo Wars 2 drops Feb 21st, 2017 on XO/PC. The beta is up right now from June 13th to June 20th.
- Xbox One S, priced at $299 will play blurays at 4k resolution. It will support HDR, for both movies and games. All games will be playable on any version of XO. No one is left behind.