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Microsoft's briefing at E3 2017 now has a date. It's switched things up this year and will be holding the briefing on Sunday, June 11 rather than on Monday. The event begins at 2 p.m. PT. Project Scorpio is going to be one of the main topics during the event.
Activision Blizzard has confirmed Destiny 2 will be released later this year. It'll be out in the fall of 2017, going against rumors that it wasn't going to arrive until 2018. It follows the original Destiny, which was released in 2014. We may learn about it during E3.
Ubisoft has announced another delay for South Park: The Fractured But Whole that could see the game pushed back to 2018. It's now scheduled to be released in the next fiscal year, giving it a release date sometime between April 2017 and March of next year.
For the first time in its history, E3 is going to be open to the public this year. An announcement from the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) says 15,000 tickets will be available to anyone beginning February 13. Each ticket is $250, though early tickets are $150.
Just like in 2016, EA isn't going to hold a press conference at E3 or have a booth. Instead, it'll be holding a separate event relatively close to E3. EA Play 2017 is scheduled to run from June 10 through June 12 at the Hollywood Palladium. Games will be playable at the event.
Death Stranding will be Hideo Kojima's best creation to-date, meaning it'll be more impressive than the Metal Gear franchise he created. The upcoming PS4 and PC game comes from Kojima's own studio, which means he won't be constrained like he was with previous projects.
Our first look at the Nintendo NX may come during Gamescom 2016, which takes place next month. Rumors are pointing towards an unveil at Gamescom, especially since the new gaming device wasn't shown at E3 like many had expected. Alternatively, Nintendo could hold its own event.
The NX, Nintendo's upcoming console, wasn't present at E3 due to concerns about possible copycats. Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto says the company was concerned about others replicating the device if it was revealed to the general public this far ahead of release.
Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto says Nintendo is working on a "new kind" of Mario game that could be ready for an unveil in time for E3 2017. Two Mario games were shown at this year's E3, Paper Mario: Color Splash and Mario Party, but the upcoming title could be quite different.
Virtual reality is slowly becoming a hot topic among companies and many of them are trying to use it as a marketing advantage. At E3 trade show, Alienware has unveiled a virtual reality backpack that is designed to use a VR headset without worrying about wires and other things.
Xbox users will soon be able to play Minecraft with mobile and Windows users, Microsoft has announced. Minecraft Realms, a server system with cross-platform support, will arrive on the console at some point in 2016. Some cross-platform play already exists.
Not only new consoles were the main topic of Microsoft's E3 conference. The company has also announced an important news for all gamers. Thanks to a new initiative called Xbox Play Anywhere, the Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs are now even closer in terms of games.
During the E3 trade show in Los Angeles, Microsoft announced the rumoured Xbox One S. The new console is expected to replace the current Xbox One, but it doesn't bring much to the table. Luckily, the company has revealed some information about the next-gen high-end Xbox.
After months of rumours, Microsoft has finally announced its next-generation gaming console, the Xbox One S. The new Xbox will go on sale this August and will start at $299. One of the biggest advantages over the original Xbox One is 40% smaller design with built-in power brick.
Skyrim Special Edition, a remastered version of The Elder Scrolls V, will be out in October. Bethesda revealed the remaster during its press conference at E3 and showed a little bit of the game in a trailer. This version will be a big upgrade from the existing Skyrim.
The HTC Vive will receive Fallout 4 sometime in 2017, Bethesda revealed during a conference at E3 2016. Bethesda says it is also working on more content for the game. There will be three new pieces of DLC: the Contraptions Workshop, Vault-Tec Workshop and a Nuka-World theme park.
Electronic Arts' various studios are developing a number of Star Wars games, some of which were discussed during its press conference at E3 2016. The first game is a follow-up to Star Wars: Battlefront which is due in 2017. It'll come from DICE and Motive.
It's not a surprise that Microsoft is working on a new version of the Xbox One gaming console. Today, in less than 24 hours until the E3 press conference where Microsoft is expected to launch a smaller, slimmer version of the Xbox One, we have a first look at the console.
With E3 and a possible Xbox One Slim announcement just around the corner, Microsoft has reduced the price of the Xbox One to $299. All bundles are down by $50, but only for a limited time, according to the Microsoft Store. The slim console may be 40% smaller.
Details on a rumored Xbox One have emerged, revealing what Microsoft may have in store for 2017. A new console model, codenamed Scorpio, is reportedly in development and it will come with improved graphics and support for virtual reality headsets like the Rift.