First up is a trailer for an atmospheric new game from 4A Games.
Looks like Horizon: Zero Dawn
Assassin’s Creed Origins
Another world premiere trailer begins, this one set in ancient Egypt.
It’s the new Assassin’s Creed. “The first to call themselves the assassins.” Shows off gladiator and horseback battles.
It looks so pretty!
We get some live gameplay of Assassins Creed Origins
OOOOh, you can control and eagle now
This takes “Eagle Vision to a whole new level
And a mid-air arrow to the head
The UI got a much-needed update!
Ubisoft’s Jean Guesdon comes on stage to talk about Assassin’s Creed: Origins. Ancient Egypt is “the birthplace of the Brotherhood.”
Ubisoft has added “many RPG elements” to the game.
Now we’ll see some footage taken on Xbox One X. Shows off Siwa, protagonist Bayek’s home.
You can send a falcon to survey the environment from the sky.
Assassin’s Creed: Origins is launching October 27.
Brendan Greene, better known as Playerunknown, is now on stage to talk about Battlegrounds.Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds is coming exclusively to Xbox One this year, with Xbox One X enhancements coming soon after.
Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds Brendan Greene, Creative Director
Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds is coming exclusively to Xbox One this year, with Xbox One X enhancements coming soon after.
Now we’ve got a trailer for a strange, cooperative sci-fi game, Deep Rock: Galactic. Features stylised visuals as well as Mixer interactivity and Xbox One enhancements.
State of Decay 2 – Coming Spring 2018
Next up is what looks like a zombie survival game. The trailer shows characters rummaging through desolate landscapes and gunning down zombies. Feels like Dying Light, Dead Island sequel maybe?
The Darwin Project
We’ve got a look at another Xbox One console exclusive, The Darwin Project. It looks like a multiplayer competitive survival game.
Minecraft is behind showcased next. The game will now feature cross-play with other platforms including Nintendo Switch.
Adding player made skins, textures, and other content to the game. A free 4K update is also coming this fall.
The update is called the Super Duper Graphics Pack. Improves the lighting and shadows considerably.
Now we’ve got a trailer for the new Dragon Ball fighting game.
It’s the rumoured Dragon Ball FighterZ. Features beautiful cel-shaded, 2.5D visuals and three-on-three battles. Launches early 2018.
The medieval fantasy MMO Black Desert was also shown off. Coming early 2018 exclusively on Xbox One. Also features Xbox One X enhancements and 4K visuals.
We also got a brief look at a stylish side-scrolling game called The Artful Escape. Features paper-like visuals and the main character wields a guitar.
Another brief trailer, this one for Code Vein, coming 2018.
Sea of Thieves
Now we’re getting a closer look at Sea of Thieves, Rare’s multiplayer pirate adventure.
We’re getting look at some underwater exploration. Two characters are swimming through the wreckage of another pirate ship and hauling back sunken treasure chests.
Now we’ve landed on an island called Devil’s Ridge. We’re getting a glimpse at some first-person shooting as the characters take down skeletons and explore caverns.
The game has a heavy emphasis on cooperation. While one player hauls a treasure chest, the others will have to protect him from enemies.
You can also trade treasure chests at outposts and launch attacks on other players’ pirate ships.
Sea of Thieves is launching “early 2018.”
A brief trailer for Tacoma, a stylish sci-fi title. Launches August 7.
Now we’re watching an N64-style platformer called Super Lucky’s Tale. Features sidescrolling elements and lots of collectables as you guide the titular fox through colourful worlds. Coming November 7.
The vintage, Disney-style platformer Cuphead finally has a release date. Releasing September 29.
Now Terry Crews is yelling at us as he introduces Crackdown 3.
Crackdown 3 launches November 7.
A quick sizzle reel featuring some smaller titles coming to Xbox, including Fable Fortunes, Observer, Dark and Light, Riverbond, and Hello Neighbor, among others.
A three-episode sequel to Life is Strange called Before the Storm was announced. The first episode launches August 31.
Life is Strange: Before the Storm
“Massively expanding” the open world of Mordor in Middle-earth: Shadow of War.
Shadow of War is coming October 10.
Next up is a trailer for the sequel to Ori and the Blind Forest.
The sequel is titled Ori and the Will of the Wisps. No announced release date yet, however.
Xbox One backwards compatibility is being expanded with original Xbox titles.
Crimson Skies among the original Xbox titles coming to the service. All titles will look and play better. More details coming later this year.
Some already released titles will get Xbox One X enhancements, including Gears of War 4, Forza 3, and Halo Wars 2.
Spencer confirms Xbox One X will retail for $500.
EA’s Patrick Soderlund is closing the show with the gameplay reveal for BioWare’s new IP, Anthem.
The game features a “huge open-world that’s lush, beautiful, and savage.”
The gameplay is running on Xbox One X. You and your friends are “freelancers,” who “explore the unknown and protect humanity.”
Every player will have a Javelin, a customizable exosuit. One is using a jetpack to fly through a thick jungle. Each Javelin has its own play style.
Anthem is releasing 2018.
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