New games from Japanese developers were shown too - another surprise, that they were using Xbox's conference to make the reveal at all.
This included a brand-new studio, The Initiative, and the acquisition of some truly fantastic studios already doing great work.
Microsoft also showed game footage from updates to "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" from Bluehole coming in winter 2018. Forza Horizon 4 looked gorgeous, moving its high-speed racing to the Scottish countryside. Spencer said Microsoft is building a "game streaming network to unlock console-quality gaming on any device". It was mentioned that the story of Master Chief continues but in what fashion?
Let's face it. First party exclusive titles haven't been the Xbox's strong point for this console generation.
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey: First Details Leaked via Playstation Store
Assassin's Creed Odyssey is an ambitious action role-playing game that places choice at the center of the experience. Discovered on Reddit, the following screenshot appears to show Assassin's Creed Odyssey on the PlayStation Store.
Kenyan domestic flight missing, search halted until dawn
It was enroute to Nairobi from Kitale on Tuesday and was scheduled to land at 5:20pm, the same time that it went off the radar. President Uhuru Kenyatta has consoled the families of the 10 people who died after a FlySax plane crashed in the Aberdare.
Kaala box office collection first day: Rajinikanth film beats Mersal
On realising that it was not possible to shoot in Mumbai's Dharavi, the makers recreated Asia's second largest slum in Chennai. Several pro-Kannada groups have also warned theatres not to screen the film if they want to avoid any untoward incident.
Microsoft purchased Ninja Theory (makers of Hellblade and Heavenly Sword), Forza Horizon developer Playground Games, Compulsion Games (creators of the upcoming We Happy Few) and State of Decay creator Undead Labs. The EA Play event, which runs through Monday in Los Angeles, is offering live demos of its cloud-based game streaming service.
343 created a new engine Halo Infinite because the game was so ambitious that the studio new technology to realise the game's ambition.