Once again, Microsoft is preparing for the next generation in video games. No, we’re not talking about consoles and hardware — though that is of course a f…
Once again, Microsoft is preparing for the next generation in video games.
No, we’re not talking about consoles and hardware — though that is, of course, a factor. But the Xbox firm is positioning itself to cater for a broader audience than ever before, and that, of course, includes PC.
This year was light in big triple-A moments, with Xbox choosing to showcase a broad variety of content. That’s not to say that the big boys weren’t on-stage — the show more or less kicked off with Respawn and EA’s Jedi: Fallen Order, while we also saw a trailer for last year’s megaton reveal, Cyberpunk 2077, featuring none other than John Wick and Matrix Star Keanu Reeves. Oh, and we saw our first official glimpse at Game of Thrones author George RR Martin’s collaboration with Dark Souls creator From Software in Elden Ring, a rather depressing but intriguing affair.
We also had new IP from Ninja Theory, one of the studio’s acquired by Microsoft last year. Bleeding Edge — which leaked last week — is a chaotic multiplayer title that more or less opened the show, and was sadly the only new title from one of the Big M’s new acquisitions to grace its stage. We did see The Outer Wilds and Wasteland 3 — from Obsidian and InXile respectively, though.

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