News tagged: E3

Xbox One Gaining Xbox Compatibility This Year

The Xbox One is still going to receive backwards compatibility support for the original Xbox and that feature is set to arrive this year. Microsoft announced Xbox support was coming during E3 this summer, but it hasn't said much since then. Phil Spencer confirmed it's on track.

Minecraft Marketplace Creators Earn $1M In 2 Months

Creators for the recently launched Minecraft Marketplace have generated $1 million in revenue in just two months. The store features digital items made by the community. Those items can be sold to others, with Microsoft then paying out earnings. Marketplace launched during E3.

Sony Has Sold 60.4 Million PS4s

At the end of its presentation at E3 2017, Sony revealed some updates regarding the PlayStation 4's success. The console is now past the 60 million sale milestone (60.4 million to be exact) and it has also seen 487.8 million retail and digital game sales.

Next God Of War Due In Early 2018

A new entry in the God of War series is going to be available early next year, Sony announced at E3. The game was first teased with a 10-minute trailer last year. Now, one year on from that gameplay reveal, we have a general release window for the title.

Skyrim Headed To PlayStation VR

Another version of The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim is going to be released, this time for the PlayStation VR. Bethesda announced the upcoming game during Sony's press conference at E3. It'll reach the virtual reality platform, which is connected to the PS4, in November 2017.

CoD: World War 2 Multiplayer Shown For First Time

The multiplayer side of Call of Duty: World War 2 has been revealed for the first time. Sony's press conference at E3 included a new trailer focused on that mode. World War 2 is set in Europe in 1944 and 1945. It's the first time the series has been in WW2 since 2009.

Age Of Empires Remaster Announced

A remastered version of Age of Empires was announced today during E3. Microsoft revealed the upcoming game during the PC Gaming Show. Age of Empires: Definitive Edition is coming out to celebrate the series' 20th anniversary. It offers significantly upgraded gameplay.

The Evil Within 2 Confirmed At E3

Bethesda's sequel to The Evil Within was confirmed during an E3 2017 presentation and the game has been given an October 2017 release date. The Evil Within 2 was recently mentioned in rumors linked to a job posting from the company and now it's been confirmed.

Fallout Shelter Has 100 Million Players

Bethesda's Fallout Shelter game now has over 100 million players. It was originally released on mobile devices and it has since become available on Steam as well. At E3 2017, the publisher revealed the game's player milestone. Fallout Shelter has been out since 2015.

BioWare Introduces New 'Anthem' IP

BioWare unveiled a new game called Anthem during EA's press conference at E3 2017 this weekend. A 45-second teaser has been released for the title, which is already being described as an alternative to Destiny. No gameplay has been revealed so far, but some plot info is out.