Next Microsoft Xbox could be slated for 2020

Next Microsoft Xbox could be slated for 2020

Next Microsoft Xbox could be slated for 2020

But Microsoft is clearly trying to push its development potential further with the creation of another studio dubbed The Initiative. A mysterious gauntlet to throw down immediately, but it's one that the rest of the presser picked up and ran with, even if they did focus on Forza for too long.

Microsoft showed off 52 video games at its press event, including 18 exclusives.

Forza Horizon 4 is scheduled for a release on the Xbox One and Windows 10 PC platforms on 2nd October 2018.

He added that the company is also in the midst of developing the architecture for the next Xbox consoles. Either way, between Spencer's proclamations and this new report, we know that the Xbox team is getting ready for the future of console gaming. Even a new Battletoads was teased to the crowd's delight, and the conference ended with the reveal of a slate of new Gears of War titles (followed by a cheeky "cyberattack' by CDProjekt Red to reveal the new Cyberpunk 2077 trailer)". Microsoft also announced that it is in the process of acquiring another British developer, Leamington Spa-based Playground Games, which is best known for developing the Forza Horizon series and working on many core Forza Motorsport games.

Playground Games. Microsoft has acquired United Kingdom -based Playground Games, a development partner since 2010 that has helped grow the "Forza" franchise to new heights.

Lastly, and probably most exciting of all, is Ninja Theory who recently knocked it out of the park with Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice. Combine all of these creative people and Microsoft could be preparing for something truly special.

The first game wasted no time in showcasing just that with the reveal of Halo Infinite: the next entry in the Halo series that will supposedly take it in some unexpected directions.

This is a sequel to 2015's Ori and the Blind Forest.

"ESports has also made huge advancements, hitting the mainstream with televised matches on prime-time cable channels and tournament prize-pools that are putting traditional sports to shame", E3 organizers said in a release. Now, with more studios under its belt, the Xbox One could be set for a proper comeback.

Now Microsoft are in a position where they need to truly put some energy into their campaigns, but should probably still put forward the quality into multiplayer. Players will now be able to install drifting suspension to their cars, and custom race routes can be created and shared using the game's Route Creator tool. There is some system loyalty sure, but gamers want to game.

Halo Infinite was announced as part of the Xbox E3 2018 press conference - in fact, it was the first game Microsoft showed on-stage.

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