There is so much that happened at this press conference. So, many wow moments that captured gamer attentions. Without further ado, I’ll hop right in to the details.
- BACKWARD COMPATIBILITY!!! (select Xbox 360 games)
- Xbox One Preview Members will have access to backward compatibility starting today, and backward compatibility will be available to everyone this fall, for free.
Halo 5: Guardians
- New multiplayer modes: Warzone, 24-player battles, and Arena, pure 4-versus-4 competitive combat.
- Four-player cooperative epic story.
- Female lead with her eclectic cast of robots and lead them on an epic adventure across a mysterious, ever-changing world.
- Xbox Exclusive – available spring 2016.
Xbox Exclusive Games
- Ashen – Action RPG
- Cuphead – Single-player or co-op run-and-gun platformer is heavily focused on boss battles. 1930’s art style.
- Fable Legends – Free-to-play action RPG.
- Forza Motorsport 6
- Gigantic – Free-to-play shooter MOBA. Free-to-play on Windows 10 and Xbox One.
- Rare Replay – A collection of 30 Rare Ltd games that span the decades.
- Rise of the Tomb Raider
- Sea of Thieves – Rare’s next adventurous game. Pirate styling.
Gears of War
- Gears of War: Ultimate Edition announced.
- Remastered in 1080p and modernized for Xbox One. five campaign chapters never released on Xbox, and will unlock early access to the “Gears of War 4” multiplayer beta in 2016. Available Aug. 25, 2015.
- Gears of War 4 announced. Coming in 2016.
- “Minecraft” on HoloLens, a fully-featured version of “Minecraft” that allows players to explore the game world in full 3-D. ( Looked AMAZING!!!)
- 1,000 independent developers have Xbox One development kits.
- Announcement of the Xbox Game Preview pilot program, fans can start playing select games such as “DayZ,” “Sheltered,” and “The Long Dark” while they’re still in development.
Xbox Elite Controller
- A pro controller designed to take gaming to the “next level”.
- Players can customize everything from trigger sensitivity to button mapping.
- Premium design, long-lasting quality with stainless steel features.