The Xbox Media Briefing featured a ton of big news, we’re talking a virtual truckload of video game announcements (18 exclusives, 15 world premiere, 17 multiplatform) and previews. Below are the games which got us hyped, or stirred up serious buzz on social media our social media channels.
The Master Chief returns in Halo Infinite – the next chapter of the legendary franchise. Developed by 343 Industries and created with our new Slipspace Engine. This thrilling engine demo provides a glimpse into the future of the Halo franchise, leading it into new and unexpected directions.
Ori and the Will of the Wisps
From the creators of the multi-award winning “Ori and the Blind Forest” comes the highly anticipated sequel: “Ori and the Will of the Wisps.” Embark on an adventure with all new combat and customization options while exploring a vast, exotic world encountering larger than life enemies and challenging puzzles. Seek help from discoverable allies on your path to unravel Ori’s true destiny. Discover more at www.xbox.com/ori.
Homing rocket launchers, vortex cannons and transforming vehicles. Get ready to step up your boom and play as Terry Crews’ Commander Jaxon in Crackdown 3. Coming February 2019.
Forza Horizon 4
For the first time in the racing and driving genre, experience dynamic seasons in a shared open-world. Explore beautiful scenery, collect over 450 cars, and become a Horizon Superstar in historic Britain.
Celebrate the present and peek into the future of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS. With new ways to play and new environments on the horizon, there’s never been a better time to drop in.
In Gears 5 as Kait, journey across the biggest, most beautiful Gears world ever created. Play solo or with a friend in local split-screen co-op, or online co-op and experience every mode in 4K Ultra HD resolution with stunning HDR at a smooth 60 frames per second. Coming in 2019.
Devil May Cry 5
Devil May Cry 5 comes to Xbox One in Spring 2019 with Xbox One X Enhanced, HDR, and 4K capabilities! The devil you know returns in the most over the top, technically advanced, utterly insane action experience of this generation.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
The first gameplay trailer for Shadow of the Tomb Raider showcases the high-octane action, inner conflict, and challenges that will lead to Lara Croft’s defining moment. As she races to save the world from a Maya apocalypse, Lara must master a deadly jungle, overcome terrifying tombs, and persevere through her darkest hour before being forged into the Tomb Raider she is destined to be. Shadow of the Tomb Raider will be available on September 14th, 2018.
In Metro Exodus, you’ll explore vast open levels as you journey across post-apocalyptic Russia.
Dying Light 2
The fate of a decaying City is in your hands. Every choice matters. Discover the bold sequel to a best-selling open-world phenomenon.
In Battlefield V, lead your squad to victory with new ways to turn the battlefield to your advantage. Assemble your Company of customized soldiers, weapons, and vehicles – then take them on an epic journey through the Tides of War. Experience the most intense, immersive Battlefield yet. You will never be the same.
SekiroTM: Shadows Die Twice
Explore late 1500s Sengoku Japan, a brutal period of constant life and death conflict, as you come face to face with larger than life foes in a dark and twisted world. Unleash an arsenal of deadly prosthetic tools and powerful ninja abilities while you blend stealth, vertical traversal, and visceral head to head combat in a bloody confrontation.
Cyberpunk 2077 is a narrative-driven, open world RPG set in the most vibrant and dangerous metropolis of the future — Night City. You play as V, a hired gun on the rise, who just got their first serious contract. In a world of cyber-enhanced street warriors, tech-savvy net runners, and corporate life-hackers, today is your first step to becoming an urban legend.
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