Original Xbox backwards compatibility, a new console with the reveal of the Scorpio as Xbox One X, and games, games and more games. Xbox has been criticized in the past for missing focus and disconnecting with gamers during the conferences, this E3 though proves they’re listening. Here’s a round-up of everything that went down during the Xbox E32017 press conference.
The show opened with Microsoft expressing that they’ve got 42 games on the way with 22 of those being console exclusives. This was Microsoft proving that they’ve learned what fans want from E3, and that’s games.
This was followed by other announcements including the reveal of the Xbox One X.
Xbox One X: Releasing November 7th 2017, for $499
- 6 teraflop GPU
- 12 GB GDDR Memory
- 326 GBPS Memory Bandwidth
- True 4K
- Wide Color Gamut
- Premium Dolby Atmos Sound
- 4K UGH Bluray
- All Accessories & Games work on X (including current game library)
- Supersampling making 1080p look great even without 4K
- Fastest most advanced processor in a console
- Liquid cool vapor chamber
- Optimized power management
- Smallest Xbox ever
Also revealed was Backwards Compatibility for the original Xbox, so you will soon be able to play your original Xbox games, including fan favorite Crimson Skies.
Now, the GAMES!
Forza Motorsports 7:
- Introduced with a brand new, never before seen Porsche
- Forza 7 runs in native 4K at 60 fps
- Released October 3rd 2017
Assassin’s Creed – Origins:
Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds:
Deep Rock Galactic:
State of Decay 2:
The Darwin Project:
- Available for preorder today
- “Better Together” update brings cross-platform play between Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Windows 10, Virtual Reality and Mobile
- Minecraft Realms provide private servers for Xbox Live subscribers
Dragonball Z Fighters:
- Coming Early 2018
- Features 3v3 Clashes
The Last Night:
The Artful Escape:
Sea of Thieves:
Super Lucky’s Tale:
ID @ Xbox Titles:
Life Is Strange:
Shadow of War:
- Releasing October 10th, 2017
- Expanding the Nemesis System
- Nemesis Forces
- Expand your army by dominating enemies
- Expanding the world of Mordor
- 7 new Orc tribes
Ori and the Will of the Wisps:
And there we are. E3 2017 was a success for Xbox, with a ton of titles and a bright future to look forward to. I can’t wait to see what next years press conference has Xbox reveal. What was your favorite announcement?
You can check out full Xbox One X specs HERE.