Microsoft briefs Project Scarlett, xCloud, Flight Simulator and more at E3
Microsoft has announced a ton of new things at their E3 2019 press briefing. This included Xbox ‘Project Scarlett’ console, xCloud and more and that made the community rejoice. Let us take a look at all of them in brief.
Announcements by Microsoft at E3 2019
Microsoft announced the next iteration of their Xbox One console, XCloud, and newer versions of some of the famous games.
1] Project Scarlett
Project Scarlett is the iteration of Microsoft’s Xbox One console. They have announced that it will support 8K gaming, 120 Frames per second of frame rate, ray-tracing and more. It will be made available for the consumers to buy in late 2020.
xCloud is Microsoft’s all-new cloud gaming service. It will enable a user to turn their Xbox One into their own personal and free xCloud server. This service will be made live to the public in October 2019.
3] Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2
The Xbox Elite Wireless Controller just got upgraded to Series 2. It features over 30 new ways to customize one’s gameplay controls. This includes the adjustable tension thumbsticks, interchangeable components, 40 hours of usage on a full charge of the rechargeable battery and more. One can also use the Xbox Accessories app on Xbox One or a Windows 10 PC to customize their experience even more.
4] Halo Infinite and Microsoft Flight Simulator
Halo Infinite is the next step of the Halo storyline. It will be available for the users to get their hands on later in 2020.
In other news, Microsoft’s legendary Flight Simulator is returning. It will be available for both Windows 10 PC and the Xbox One and will be available in 2020 as well.
Some of the other games shown off at the press briefing were:
Age of Empires> Definitive Edition, Battletoads, Blair Witch, Bleeding Edge, Borderlands 3, CrossfireX, Cyberpunk 2077, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot, Dying Light 2, Elden Ring, Forza Horizon 4 Lego Speed Champions Expansion, Gears 5, Gears POP!, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, Minecraft Dungeons, Ori and the Will of The Wisps, Phantasy Star Online 2, RPG TimeL The Legend of Wright, Sea of Thieves, Spiritfarer, Star Wars Jedi. Fallen Order, State of Decay 2: Heartland, Tales of Arise, The Outer Worlds, Twelve Minutes, Wasteland 3 and Way to the Woods.
E3 is all about gaming. It is an annual event where the biggest players in the gaming industry come to a common stage to talk about their latest offerings in the gaming industry.
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