Microsoft remains committed to Xbox, next gen consoles coming soon

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However, Microsoft has always been working on the HoloLens augmented reality headset, which lets you overlay virtual objects onto your real-world environment.

Microsoft was the first of the major game industry companies to present at E3 2018, and how unbelievable it was. Still, I'm not sure if this is a turning point for the console, or just a sign that fans of the platform won't be so bereft of exclusive games.

This is the first big news for the division after Xbox in January promoted Matt Booty, who previously oversaw Minecraft, to lead all of Microsoft Studios. It's interesting that Microsoft seemed to lean into the prestige of having a "WORLD PREMIERE" at their show, instead of the traditional badge of pride that is exclusive games. More importantly Microsoft announced the acquisition of five studios, finally giving MS some first party weight. With dynamic and adaptive gameplay such as Dying Light 2 and Forza Horizon 4, gamers will be in for a serious treat with the titles coming out in the next coming year. There is no specific Halo Infinite release date yet.

But "available in 2019" became all too familiar a refrain.

Fans have had to wait nearly four years before seeing anything new in regards to the beloved Halo video game franchise.

Pre-ordering video games is especially recommendable for the special and collector's editions. And while the show was one of the company's best in years, I'm left wondering if it's enough to turn the tide.

Electronic Arts has also unveiled such a network. In the meantime, Sony will focus on PlayStation services and features. While we haven't heard any rumors of a mobile Xbox product, ever, it's simply impossible that Microsoft hasn't noticed Nintendo's handheld, which is busy setting sales records and skyrocketing up the charts.

Microsoft has not issued an official statement as to when the Xbox Two will be released. Gamespot reports that this game will be made by Projekt Red, creators of the popular gaming franchise The Witcher.

In slightly more original gaming news, EA's new IP Anthem is from the developers of Mass Effect and features exosuits, giant alien things, and an incredible setting. The studio will ship Forza Horizon 4 this year on Xbox and PC. Two previously announced titles - "Fire Emblem: Three Houses" and "Daemon X Machina" have been given release windows early next year.

Given the success of the company's last big release, "Grand Theft Auto V", it makes sense for some games to give "RDR2" some breathing room.

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