Microsoft acquires four more games studios

Microsoft's Xbox E3 conference live stream set for 1 pm PDT; Gears of War, Halo 6 and maybe some fighting games en route?

Microsoft's Xbox E3 conference live stream set for 1 pm PDT; Gears of War, Halo 6 and maybe some fighting games en route?

Xbox division head Phil Spencer recently announced that Ninja Theory, Playground Games, Undead Labs and Compulsion Games are now part of the company's internal Microsoft Game Studios division, signalling a big new investment into games creation.

One of the biggest announcements of Microsoft's E3 conference was From Software's new game, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.

The 2018 Xbox E3 Briefing was the largest in Microsoft Corp.'s history with more than 6000 people, including more than 1000 fans, invited to attend in the Microsoft Theatre.

Microsoft unveils its latest ideas at its E3 conference in Los Angeles.

Mr Spencer also confirmed that the next generation Xbox console was in development, but gave no details on the future device.

Backwards compatibility has been a massive focus point for Xbox in the past couple of years, as original Xbox and 360 games have been put onto the market place for current-gen devices.

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Microsoft's Xbox One didn't have the greatest launch - it was overpriced thanks to the "requirement" of the Kinect (which has since been completely discontinued) and the requirement of an internet connection to function pushed many to Sony's PS4.

After its official reveal during Microsoft's E3 presentation this week, Forza Horizon 4 is now available for digital pre-order on Xbox One and Windows 10. The service isn't flawless, however - for one, a number of gamers to this day complain about latency issues, and the games library sure could be better.

Forza Horizon 4 was also shown, and my goodness does that game look attractive.

Halo Infinite will feature Sparth's (Art Director, Nicolas Bouvier) new art style that draws significant inspiration from the most iconic and historic parts of the Halo franchise and your feedback, all while modernizing and taking advantage of the full power of the Xbox One family.

Sony didn't demonstrate the same breadth of games as Microsoft did in its press conference. Cancelled games following big promise has happened a couple of times.

"We are dedicated to perfecting your experience everywhere you want to play - your Xbox, your PC and your phone", he added. Still, we've seen before that Microsoft can sometimes have trouble managing their developers.

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