Highlights from the Xbox E3 Briefing held on June 9, 2019 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles:
From the thousands of Xbox games in development, Xbox showcased of the 60 most anticipated coming to Xbox One and PC.
Fans were treated to a preview of Gears 5, the biggest game of 2019.
Keanu Reeves surprised the crowd by showing up to promote his appearance in upcoming game Cyberpunk 2077.
Microsoft announced further expansion of Xbox Game Studios with the addition of Double Fine Productions, the maker of Brütal Legend and Broken Age. Double Fine Productions is currently working on the long-awaited Psychonauts 2.
Other games shown during the Briefing included:
Forza Horizon 4: LEGO® Speed Champions Expansion
The Outer Worlds
Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order
Ori and the Will of the Wisps
Microsoft Flight Simulator
Xbox revealed the future of gaming with Project Scarlett, a new console set to launch alongside Halo Infinite in 2020. Thousands of games across four console generations will look and play best on Project Scarlett.
Xbox Game Pass is the leading games subscription service. At the briefing, Xbox unveiled Xbox Game Pass for PC which will offer PC gamers a curated library of more than 100 PC titles. Xbox launched Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, which combines Xbox Game Pass for Console, Xbox Game Pass for PC and Xbox Live Gold in an all-in-one plan for gamers wanting the best value.
The Xbox Briefing included Xbox’s plans to enable people to play games wherever they want, using the cloud: Project xCloud, which empowers people to stream games everywhere they want to play; and console streaming, which will empower people to stream their entire Xbox One game library from their console while on the go, for free. Both will be available in preview starting in October.
Xbox unveiled the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2, the world’s most advanced controller, which features 30 new and improved features.
In less than 20 years, the number of gamers in the world has more than tripled. Over 2 billion people now play, and gaming is popular, in every region and on every continent.
00:16 Fans at Xbox E3 Briefing
00:37 Keanu Reeves
00:50 Double Fine Productions
01:05 Xbox Game Pass
01:29 Project Scarlett
01:05 Project xCloud
02:13 Halo Infinite
02:51 Gears 5
03:11 Bleeding Edge
03:23 Ori and the Will of the Wisps
Xbox Regional Spokespeople
03:27 Naxla Mina Sayeg, Xbox Category and PR Lead, LATAM
04:23 Bruno Motta, Xbox Category Manager, LATAM
05:22 Hugues Ouvrard, Director, Xbox France
05:58 Cary Chen, Senior Category Lead
06:26 Takahiro Oyobe, Senior Marketing Executive, Microsoft