E3 2018: Xbox briefing roundup

E3 2018: Xbox briefing roundup

Now the dust has settled on the Xbox Briefing at E3 lets try and catch you up on what went down.


That’s right, the show kicked off with announcement for Halo Infinite.

Battlefield V

As promised at EA Play, a cinematic story trailer was released for Battlefield V War Stories.

Fallout 76 & Xbox Games Pass

We found out a little bit more about Fallout 76 and that the game takes place before the events of the previous Fallout games, and sees the protagonist leaving Vault 76 and being charged to rebuild. Fallout 4 was also released on Xbox Games Pass.

Crackdown 3

We got another Crackdown 3 trailer last night, and a release date for the game. February 22 2019. Lets hope that’s the last of the delays.


Forza Horizon 4

Turn 10 showed up to show off Forza Horizon 4, with Dynamic Weather, a 60fps mode and this time its set in Britain.


Microsoft buys the Internet, sort of

Microsoft have blown us all away with the announcement of five new studios to the fold of Microsoft Studios. The Initiative is the new studio formed in Santa Monica, California. Playground Games is the UK studio responsible for the Forza Horizon series of racers, including the new UK based Forza Horizon 4. Undead Labs are the brains behind the recent zombie survival game State Of Decay 2.

Probably the biggest coup is the purchase of Ninja Theory, who were the masterminds behind the recent Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, one of the best games of the last few years.

Gears is back

That’s right, Gears 5 was announced and is set to be released at some point next year.

Cyberpunk 2077 gets shown off

We have been waiting for this trailer for a long time, and the Xbox E3 show ended with our first look at Cyberpunk 2077. And, shock horror it looked amazing! Check it out below!

Some quick links

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice coming to Xbox in 2019

New trailer for Ori and the Will of the Wisps drops

Sea of Thieves Cursed Sails and Forsaken Shores updates revealed

Frozen headed to Kingdom Hearts 3

Bandai Namco reveal Jump Force at the Xbox E3 show

MMORPG Black Desert heads to Xbox One – beta in Fall 2018

Shadow of the Tomb Raider releases September 14

Sea of Thieves Cursed Sails and Forsaken Shores updates revealed

The awesome adventures of Captain Spirit – New Life is Strange title revealed

The Division 2 to be set in Washington, releases March 15

Creature Studios release new trailer for Skateboarding game ‘Session’

We Happy Few gets a promising new trailer

Dying Light 2 announced

Action adventure Tunic announced

Battletoads returning to Xbox in 2019


That pretty much covers the show, it was a shame there was no announcement regarding a new Elite controller, but you can see that things are heading in the right direction at Xbox, what did you like most about the show?