It’s the time of the year again where we see what Microsoft has planned for us for this upcoming year as well as parts of next year. After an eventful E3 last year where they showcased the Xbox One X, original Xbox games would become backwards compatible and a boatload of games. Hopefully we get some another exciting year of games.
Microsoft kicks off E3 by showcasing Halo Infinite, which is the next installment in the Halo franchise and will continue the master chief saga. Halo Infinite will take advantage of the new Slipspace engine, which was created by 343 industries. There has been no info on a release date for this game which will probably be a couple years until we see the game.
This year is Microsoft’s biggest presentation ever. They will be showcasing 50 games. 18 which are exclusives to PC and Xbox. We will also be seeing 15 games for the first time.
Xbox One – E3 2018 Games Montage
Ori and the Will of the Wisps is a sequel to Ori and the Blind Forest which was released in 2015. Your journey will take you beyond the forest of Nibel where you will find out Ori’s true destiny. This game will be released sometime next year.
Ori and the Will of the Wisps
Sekiro Shadows Die Twice is a game made by one of the devlopers of the souls series. You take the role of a ninja in a Japanese setting. The game looks very much like a souls game with huge enemies and crazy sword play.
Fallout 76 is a prequel to all the other Fallout games. The game promises to be four times the size of Fallout 4 and will take place in West Virginia. We will most likely see more revealed at the Bethesda conference which is happening later today.
The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit is a new entry in the Life is Strange universe. The game will give you a glimpse of the story that will take place in Life is Strange 2. The game will be available June 26th.
Crackdown 3 was shown again this year with a release date of of Febraury 2019. The game has been delayed countless times but hopefully we will be able to play this game soon enough. Crackdown 3 will also be available on Xbox game pass on release with no additional costs.
Nier Automotoa comes out for the Xbox One on June 26th. The game was released during March of last year for the PlayStation 4 and PC.
NieR:Automata BECOME AS GODS Edition
Metro Exodus will be released February 22 of 2019. The game was set to launch this year but the developers needed extra time. You will continue to play as Artyom as his story seems to get even crazier.
For the first time on an Xbox console Kingdom Hearst 3. In this new trailer we see a bunch of new worlds such as Frozen. The game is set to be released January 29 of 2019.
KINGDOM HEARTS III
During Microsoft’s press conference they revealed that Sea of Thieves will be getting two new dlcs this summer. Cursed Sails will be out in June while Forsaken Shores will be available in September.
Sea of Thieves – E3 2018 – Cursed Sails and Forsaken Shores Announce
Battlefield V trailer shows a small glimpse of Nordlys war story and nothing much after that as we are still waiting for more details to be revealed.
Forza Horizon 4 will be set in Britain. The game will feature dynamic seasons in an dynamic open world. The game will feature a shared open world which means that other cars that you are encounter are real people in real time that you will be able to challenge to races in real time. The game is set to be released October 2 2018 and will be included in Xbox game pass on the release date with no additional cost.
Forza Horizon 4
Microsoft has been going around the globe looking for new studios to bring to the Xbox family and they have done just that. Today, they just announced five studios that will be joining Xbox. The Initiative, Undead Labs, Playground Games. Ninja Theory and Compulsion games.We Happy Few has a release date of August 10, 2018 along with a brand new trailer.
We Happy Few
A couple of weeks after the release of Miramar for the Xbox, it was announced today that the new map Sanhok will be released this Summer for Xbox players.War mode will also be releasing on console which is pretty much deathmatch. . We also got a tease of a new snow map that will be coming winter of this year.
ID@Xbox – E3 2018
Tales of Vesperia is coming to the Xbox One later this year. The popular game by Bandai Namco was released all the way back in 2008. This game will be fully remastered with additional content when it’s released.
Tales of Vesperia
The Division 2 will take place in Washington D.C where an plague has destroyed the city. Here we see a trailer and gameplay for the game. Hopefully we will hear more during Ubisofts conference tomorrow. For now, we know that the game has a release of March 15 2019.
Tom Clancy’s The Division 2: E3 2018 Washington D.C. Aftermath Trailer
Xbox Game pass fast start uses machine learning technique based on how players play games. It will launch in the june update which will be coming later this month. Available today will be the division, Elder Scrolls Online and Fallout 4.
Xbox Game Pass – E3 2018
In Shadow of the Tomb Raider, you will learn how Lara becomes the tomb raider. The game will be released September 14 2018. The game also features a season pass which will include seven new adventures called paths. It will feature new stories, weapons, missions and more.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider – Louder than Words
From Crea-ture Studios comes an Xbox console exclusive called Session. This is a successor to the skate franchise and the game was funded in Kickstarter back in 2017
Black Dessert is an MMORPG that was released for the PC back in 2016 and has had success. The game is based in a fantasy realm. The trailer shows some characters that you can play as, as well as environments that you will explore. Beta begins this fall.
Devil May Cry 5 is the sequel to the very popular Devil May Cry 4 which was released over 10 years ago. Nero and Dante will be featured in this entry. Spring of 2019 is when we will be seeing this game.
Devil May Cry 5
Cuphead will be getting dlc in 2019.The delicious last course will feature a new playable character called Ms. Chalice. It will also included new bosses, weapons, charms and a new isle.
Tunic is a zelda like adventure and will have you play as a fox. A release date hasn’t been announced for this game.
Bandai Namco announces Jump Force which throws together from Shonen Jump. The game will be released sometime during 2019.
Dying Light 2 has finally been announced.The choices you make will determine how the game will play out as every decision you make will alter the game. Each player will have their own unique experience as there are over thousands of different outcomes. Here we see a trailer and some gameplay. The game is set to release sometime during 2019.
Dying Light 2
Battletoads is making a return in 2019. Not much was given during the conference so we hopefully will get more news in the near future.
Just Cause 4 has officially been announced and has a release date of December 4 2018. We will see more of this game at Square Enix’s conference which takes place tomorrow.
Just Cause 4
Gears pop is a mobile game that will feature a funko pop design and will be released on Android and Iphone next year.
Gears tactics is a turn based strategy game and will be a PC exclusive. It takes place 12 years before the original gears and like the games before it, it will feature boss fights.
Gears of War 5 is the next installment in the franchise but this time it looks like you will be controlling Kait Diaz rather than JD. The squad from gears 4 has returned but it seems Kait has a mission of her own and is accompanied by Del. The trailer shows some new weapons, enemies, and environments that fans might not be used to.The game is set to be released in 2019.
To end the conference Cyberpunk 2077 was shown. The game being made by CD Projekt Red who brought you the Witcher 3. It’s an RPG set in metropolis of the future called night city. You play as a hired gun called V. The game is set to be released in 2019.