E3 2015

All The News From The Xbox E3 2015 Briefing


Microsoft announced four new IP and Xbox One backwards compatibility.

Microsoft had a strong showing at their E3 briefing event this year. Four new IP were announced exclusively for Xbox One and PC, including a new title from Rare, a multiplayer pirate adventure called Sea of Thieves. Keiji Inafune will be working with Microsoft Game Studios on sci-fi title ReCore. Rounding out the group are Ion, a space MMO from the creator of DayZ and a free-to-play team shooter, Gigantic. And in terms of first-party sequels, we got our first look at Gears of War 4 and a bit of hype for Halo 5 Guardians.

We also learned a release date for Rise of the Tomb Raider, while getting an idea when we might get our hands on Dark Souls 3. An exclusive beta for The Division was announced for the end of the year, and we were shown a whole new Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare.

Here’s a quick list of the most important stuff out of the show:

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