Microsoft could also be planning to lastly unveil the long-rumored next-generation Xbox consoles at E3 2019, based on stories from Jeux Video and Thurrott.
The subsequent-generation Xbox lineup will likely be mentioned by Microsoft, based on the French information web site, although there’ll probably be no product names or pricing particulars on the annual gaming occasion. Thurrott corroborated the report, citing sources acquainted with the corporate’s plans, that Microsoft will discuss in regards to the at E3 2019.
The consoles is not going to be obtainable instantly after the annual occasion, because the stories declare that they are going to be launched within the fall of 2020.
The subsequent-generation Xbox consoles will reportedly are available two variations codenamed Anaconda and Lockhart, and are collectively often known as Challenge Scarlett. Anaconda is rumored to be the extra highly effective console with a stable state drive, whereas Lockhart will likely be priced decrease, and probably disc-less to primarily use the xCloud sport streaming service.
Halo Infinite, which was unveiled at E3 2018 as the subsequent entry in Microsoft’s flagship first-person shooter franchise, was additionally tagged by the stories as a launch title for the brand new Xbox consoles. Thurrott added that the staff behind the sport is making an attempt to develop a narrative that can adapt to selections that gamers make. Halo Infinite, which can run on a brand new sport engine, might have extra RPG components than earlier titles within the collection.
If the stories are true, it appears like Microsoft will likely be taking benefit of the truth that the PlayStation is not going to be current at E3 2019. Sony will likely be skipping the annual occasion as a result of it needs to “experiment with new methods to thrill avid gamers.”
Final month, Microsoft’s Government Vice President of Gaming Phil Spencer talked in regards to the firm’s plans for E3 2019 in an interview with director of programming of Xbox Reside Larry Hryb (higher often known as Main Nelson). Spencer stated that Microsoft will “be as massive at E3 as we’ve ever been.”
Microsoft’s unveiling of Anaconda and Lockhart at E3 2019 would definitely qualify as one thing “massive,” however with E3 2019 nonetheless 4 months away, the corporate should still change its plans. In any case, it appears like Xbox followers ought to undoubtedly look ahead to E3 2019.