E3 2016 Microsoft Press Conference Discussion


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June 14-16, 2016, at the Los Angeles Convention Center

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Neowin topics

E3 2016 Gamers' Hangout Discussion
E3 2016 Nintendo Treehouse Live Discussion
E3 2016 Sony Press Conference Discussion


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Briefing time

Monday June 13th

US PDT 09:30AM

BST 17:30PM

AEST 02:30AM (Tuesday June 14th)

 

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Twitch Stream Schedule & Twitch streams

http://www.twitch.tv/event/e3

http://www.twitch.tv/xbox
 

 

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Exhibitors

Full list:
http://uk.ign.com/wikis/e3/E3_2016_Exhibitor_List

 

 

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What was shown:

 

  • Xbox Play Anywhere, Xbox One / Win 10 cross-buy / play
  • Gears 4 is the first game to support program. Co-op modes are cross-play
  1. Gears 4, Horde mode 3.0
  2. GoW4 Elite themed controller
  • Killer Instinct - RAAM from GoW added as playable character
  • Forza Horizon 3, focus on off-road racing, 4 player co-op, largest car roster for Horizon series, sept 27th release date
  • ReCore
  • FFXV
  • The Division Underground Expansion, first on X1, June 28th
  • Battlefield 1, available to play early via EA Access Oct 13th

 

  • X1 Dashboard receiving the following this summer:
  1. Background music
  2. Independent language support, regardless of locale
  3. Cortana support
  4. Clubs feature
  5. Looking for Group
  6. Arena (tournament) platform, EA supporting with sports titles in coming years

 

  • Minecraft cross-platform play via iOS, Android and Win10 (Friendly Update)
  1. Dedicated servers
  2. Texture packs for Win10 and PE
  3. Add-on support coming in Fall

 

  • Xbox Design Labs, Personalised X1 controllers, 8 million variations possible
  • Playdead's new game, Inside, coming June 29. Limbo is free to celebrate
  • ID@Xbox montage
  • We Happy Few coming to Game Preview July 26
  • Gwent The Witcher Card Game, Cross-play pc / console, SP content
  • Tekken 7, SF's Akuma included. TTT2 free all week to XBL Gold members via BC
  • Dead Rising 4, Frank West returns
  • Scalebound, available 2017
  • Sea of Thieves
  • State of Decay 2, coming 2017
  • Halo Wars 2. coming Feb 21, 2017. Week long beta during E3
  • Project Scorpio, coming holiday 2017

 

 

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Games

 

Full list:
http://uk.ign.com/wikis/e3/Games_at_E3_2016
 

 

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Live streams

 

http://www.gamespot.com/e3/

https://gaming.youtube.com/e3
http://www.ign.com/events/e3
http://www.spike.com

https://www.twitch.tv/event/E3

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Vandalsquad

Forza Horizon :woot:

Gears

Crackdown

Recore

Sea of Theives

Relaunched RARE ip?

Steam on Xbox? 

 

Don't think we'll see Scorpio but could always be wrong. Best line of games on any of the consoles for me just give me Horizon but and I'll be happy. And if the talk of it being based in Australia is true.... 

 

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George P

Talk of Scorpio would only happen if it was coming out sooner than later, but I don't think it is so I don't expect it.  MS can always do it's own Xbox event later this year just for that if they wanted to.  With a slim coming in August, I just don't see yet another system coming a bit after that, it'd kill sales for the current and newer slim model.  

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George P

Yeah, as we get closer to E3, more and more people are expecting MS NOT to talk about Scorpio, doing so would only hurt future sales of the newer mini XB1.   And if Sony doesn't talk about Neo then MS can hold off as well.

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Andrew

Slim X1 image has leaked

 

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+Audioboxer

Better looking, although the dots are a strange look.

 

Seems like 4K video is an addition over the original.

 

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dipsylalapo

Interesting, thought the same thing about the dots. Wonder if white will be the only option.

 

For the sake of what it is, I don't think that I'll be upgrading my One. I have no interest in the 4K video and not really fussed about the slim profile. 

 

Bring on Scorpio

 

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Andrew

Those dots are ugly as hell :x Why can't we just have one consistent, clean style with these consoles...

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Potential size difference

 

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Looks nice and I'd get use of the 4K output, but if the Scorpio is real, this would be useless for me

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+Audioboxer

Damn MS got a leaky ship just now

 

Slim Console

Dead Rising 3 screenshots

Recore screenshots / release date (september)

Forza Horizon 3 (obvious one)

Ori 2

New Halo Wars

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wakjak
6 minutes ago, Audioboxer said:

Damn MS got a leaky ship just now

 

Slim Console

Dead Rising 3 screenshots

Recore screenshots / release date (september)

Forza Horizon 3 (obvious one)

Titanfall 2 leak as well.

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Just now, wakjak said:

Titanfall 2 leak as well.

That's multiplatform so at least you can't fully blame the MS ship :p

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dipsylalapo

Dead Rising 3 or 4? Wasn't 3 a launch title for One?

 

These leaks are disappointing always take away from the show that I'm sure many people worked hard on 

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George P

We've known about Halo Wars 2 for quite some time now, that's nothing new.

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Andrew
5 minutes ago, dipsylalapo said:

Dead Rising 3 or 4? Wasn't 3 a launch title for One?

 

These leaks are disappointing always take away from the show that I'm sure many people worked hard on 

 

2 minutes ago, George P said:

We've known about Halo Wars 2 for quite some time now, that's nothing new.

He meant Dead Rising 4 and Halo Wars 2 beta.

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George P

News of the beta for Halo Wars 2 came up yesterday or the day before.  Besides, we know about the game and that it's coming, getting a beta for it is just a nice bonus but really a given at this point, lots of games get betas nowadays. 

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Andrew
Just now, George P said:

News of the beta for Halo Wars 2 came up yesterday or the day before.  Besides, we know about the game and that it's coming, getting a beta for it is just a nice bonus but really a given at this point, lots of games get betas nowadays. 

His point was the beta announcement was a leak, that's all. Calm down dear!

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George P
2 minutes ago, Andrew said:

His point was the beta announcement was a leak, that's all. Calm down dear!

I didn't know we were together, hunny.    When did this happen?

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Yeah I meant DR4, my bad!

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13 minutes ago, Andrew said:

His point was the beta announcement was a leak, that's all. Calm down dear!

 

9 minutes ago, George P said:

I didn't know we were together, hunny.    When did this happen?

you two. get a room.

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George P
2 minutes ago, E.worm Jimmy said:

 

you two. get a room.

It's all fun and games...... till someone loses an eye.  :p

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4 minutes ago, George P said:

It's all fun and games...... till someone loses an eye.  :p

e3-2016-microsoft-press-conference.       it SHOULD be about fun and games :p

 

anyway, slim One is not Scorpio then?  even though it's 4k?     hmmm.   Are they going to wait to announce it just like Sony?

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George P
7 minutes ago, E.worm Jimmy said:

e3-2016-microsoft-press-conference.       it SHOULD be about fun and games :p

 

anyway, slim One is not Scorpio then?  even though it's 4k?     hmmm.   Are they going to wait to announce it just like Sony?

Yeah, the rumor is for scorpio next year, if so then there's no reason for them to talk about it now only to have it come  8-12 months later.

 

This slim probably has updated video out hardware, to decode 4k video etc.   I like the fact they officially support it standing vertical as well.   I wonder if they're going to stick with white as the only color for it?  It would be a easy way to tell it apart at retail for people who don't know, parents.  Kids can just say, get the white one not the black one etc.

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State of Decay 2 screenshot has now leaked as well. MS what's going on lol.

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