Microsoft’s E3 2016 press conference was packed with news and announcements on some of its hardware and its biggest games. With so many announcements to keep track of, we’ve compiled them all here. Check out our roundup of all the news below.
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- Xbox One Slim Confirmed, Launching in August for $300–Microsoft officially announces the Xbox One S today.
- Xbox One S Official Announcement – Live at E3 2016–Surprise surprise, the Xbox One S is officially a thing.
- Microsoft Announces Project Scorpio Console–New console will deliver true 4K gaming with six teraflops of performance.
Gears of War 4
- Horde Mode 3.0 Confirmed For Gears Of War 4–Fan favorite mode announced alongside news of Xbox Play Anywhere cross play.
- Gears of War 4’s Co-op Campaign Borrows the Best of Earlier Entries–Our first look at the story mode shows a return to classic Gears single-player, with cover-shooting and chainsaw kills galore.
- Gears of War 4 Stage Demo at E3 2016—
- Gears of War 4 Getting Special-Edition Xbox One Elite Controller–It’s available for preorder now.
- Sea of Thieves – E3 2016 Gameplay Reveal Trailer–Check out the E3 2016 gameplay reveal where fans play Sea of Thieves for the first time.
- Sea of Thieves Stage Demo at E3 2016–Sea of Thieves gets a new trailer and some hot new details and gameplay during Microsoft’s E3 press conference.
- Scalebound Will Feature Co-op Play And Giant Bosses–Platinum Games impresses with its latest demo at Microsoft’s E3 2016 press conference.
- Scalebound Co-op Gameplay Trailer at E3 2016–Get the first look at PlatinumGames’ Scalebound new gameplay trailer. Team up with your friends and take down dragons in the game’s co-op mode.
- Xbox One, PC Exclusive Recore Gets Confirmed Release Date–Keiji Inafune and Armature’s game will launch in September.
- ReCore E3 2016 Trailer – Live at E3 2016–Check out the first gameplay trailer for ReCore.
Final Fantasy XV
- Square Enix Demos Final Fantasy XV on the Xbox One–Impressions from Microsoft’s E3 2016 video demo
Dead Rising 4
- Dead Rising 4 Confirmed, Release Window Announced–Frank West looks to be making a return.
- Dead Rising 4 Trailer at E3 2016–Christmas is coming early! Here’s the new trailer for Dead Rising 4 from the Xbox press conference at E3 2016.
Forza Horizon 3
- Forza Horizon 3 Confirmed at Xbox E3 2016 Press Conference–The third installment of the open-world arcade racer is official.
- Forza Horizon 3 – Official E3 Trailer–Check out this new trailer for Forza Horizon 3.
- Forza Horizon 3 Stage Demo at E3 2016–Forza Horizon is back and prettier than ever. Now you can play with your friends in a new open world across Xbox and PC.
Halo Wars 2
- Halo Wars 2 Launches February 21st, 2017 – Live at E3 2016–Check out Halo Wars 2 footage and the announcement of the game’s release date.
- Halo Wars 2 – Official E3 2016 Multiplayer Beta Trailer–Check out the multiplayer featured in Halo Wars 2.
Gwent: The Witcher Card Game
- Witcher 3’s Card Game Gwent Getting Standalone Release for Xbox One and PC–The rumors were right–CD Projekt Red is releasing Gwent on new platforms.
State of Decay 2
- Xbox One and PC Getting New State of Decay in 2017–Watch the first trailer for State of Decay 2.
- State of Decay 2 – Official E3 2016 Announcement Trailer–Check out the announcement trailer for State of Decay 2.
- Minecraft Announces Mobile PC Cross Play–An Xbox Live-powered version of Minecraft will have cross-play
- Limbo Dev’s Inside Is Full of Violence and Tyranny–Inside is a promising follow-up to Playdead’s acclaimed puzzle-platformer Limbo.
- Limbo Dev’s Next Game Gets Xbox One and PC Release Dates–Inside coming in June; Microsoft also reveals Limbo is free for a limited time.
The Division Update
- The Division “Underground” DLC Launching This Month, First on Xbox One–Here’s when the Underground expansion comes out; comes with randomly generated missions.
- The Division DLC Trailer at E3 2016–Check out The Division Underground DLC trailer seen at the Microsoft Press Conference at E3 2016.
- Tekken 7 Announced for Xbox One and PC in Early 2017–Bandai Namco reveals the news at Microsoft’s E3 press conference today.
- Heihachi and Akuma Fight it out in Tekken 7 – Live at E3 2016–Heihachi and Akuma duke it out in Tekken 7, and Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is free for Xbox Gold Members.
- Xbox Play Anywhere Lets You Buy Xbox One Game, Play on PC for Free–Microsoft announces new program, which will carry over saves and achievements.
- Killer Instinct Gets Gears of War Character General RAAM This Week–RAAM will be available to play for free this week.
- Microsoft Launches Design-Your-Own Xbox One Controller Program–8 million combinations.
- Three New Xbox Live Multiplayer Features Detailed–Everything you need to know about Clubs, Looking for Group, and Arena.