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Everything Microsoft announced at its XO18 Mexico City event

November 10, 2018 Technology 2 Views Microsoft throws a big fan bash in Mexico City, and it made many news…

Microsoft throws a big fan bash in Mexico City, and it made many news about new games, services and acquisitions at its XO18 fan event. We have summarized what happened at the event here:

Above: Brian Fargo announces that Microsoft buys InXile and he no longer goes.

Image Credit: Microsoft

At the latest Electronic Entertainment Expo event, Microsoft acquired four development studios and opened a new one. And today announced that it had included InXile Entertainment, the manufacturer of Wasteland and The Bard’s Tale series. InXile’s head is the game star Brian Fargo.

The deal is part of Microsoft’s strategy, led by Matt Booty, to get more exclusive products to the Xbox platform. As part of Microsoft Studios, InXile will have the support and freedom to fully realize its creative ambitions for existing franchises as well as new projects, “said Microsoft.

The studio continues to function autonomously with focus on role playing.

“We are happy to have made the people, the craft,” Booty said on stage. In a video, Fargo said, “I will not go any sooner,” even though he previously announced that he should.

above: Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire meets Fig crowdfunding platform today.

Image Credit: Obsidian Entertainment

Microsoft also said that it acquires Obsidian Entertainment.

Irvine, California-based Obsidian Entertainment was founded in 2003 by industry veterans from Black Isle Studios (similar to InXile). It quickly made a name for itself with the Xbox Exclusive Star Wars: Knight of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords. Over the past fifteen years, the studio has delivered genre-defining RPG games to players on both console and PC through titles, including Fallout: New Vegas, South Park: Sanity Punk and Eternity Pillars.

Microsoft said it would allow studio to preserve its unique culture and build on its talent and vision in order to fully realize its creative ambitions. Both Obsidian and InXile will continue to operate independently.

Together, the two new studios strengthen Microsoft Studios to now contain 13 different development teams. Crackdown 3 Chemical Plant ” width=”800″ height=”450″ data-recalc-dims=”1″/>

above: Crackdown 3 Chemical Plant

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Crackdown 3 will finally be shipped February 15, 2019. Microsoft also revealed Crackdown 3’s Wrecking Zone multiplayer mode.

In the Wrecking Zone, environmental degradation is a weapon that you can use to take down your enemies. Crackdown 3, developed by Microsoft Studios in collaboration with Sumo Digital and Elbow Rocket, will provide super-driven agents to New Providence, an action-packed open world.

Your job is to remove a criminal company with an explosive set of weapons and abilities. You can play the promotion in single mode or in collaboration with a friend.

Crackdown 3 is available on launch with Xbox Game Pass and globally on Xbox One and Windows 10.

Microsoft will provide the original Crackdown, enhanced for Xbox One, to all fans free from November 30th. Microsoft also showed new content from Just Cause 4, Sea of ​​Thieves, Decay 2, and many more. Microsoft now has a total of 327 titles amplified for the Xbox One X console.

Above: PlayerUnknown’s Battlefields

Image Credit: PUBG Corp.

Microsoft said that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) will come to their Xbox Game Pass, a monthly subscription service that costs $ 10 per month.

Microsoft adds 16 new games at different dates to the Xbox Game Pass, giving a total of more than 100 titles. If you sign up today until January 3rd, you can get the first month for just $ 1.

Thief of Thieves, is available today. Other titles on the list beginning in December include Ori and Blind Blind Forest, Kingdom Two Crowns and Hellblade: Senua’s Offer. On November 22, Microsoft adds agents of Mayhem, MXGP3, and Thomas was alone. And new indie games coming to vacation include Aftercharge, Supermarket Shriek, Mutant Year Zero, Patologic 2, The Good Life, Void Bastards and Secret Neighbor. Next year, Ori and Will of Wisps will be added.

Black Friday Deals

Above: Xbox Black Friday Deals

Image Credit: Microsoft

Microsoft said it offers discounts of up to $ 100 of select Xbox One console deals. The lowest price Xbox One X will be available for $ 400. You can save $ 10 on Xbox Wireless controllers, and there are a lot of game discounts, like 35 percent of PUBG. Former Horizon 4 Fortune Island Expansion

Over: Fortune Island

Image Credit: Microsoft

Ben Thaker-Fell, Chief Designer of Forza Horizon Series Announced First Forza Expansion
Horizon 4, Fortune Iceland, which will be released on December 13 on Xbox and Windows 10 computers.

It takes players on the Far East northern stretches of the British Isles, where they will encounter extreme conditions, including hard lightning rays, dangerous dirt roads and difficult asphalted mountain swifts under the glow of Aurora Borealis. (19659005) Forza Horizon 4 players will also be able to drive all five of Ken Block’s powerful, proprietary Ford
vehicles from the upcoming GymkhanaTEN, the 10th part of the Gymkhana viral video franchise.

These rides started rolling out in Forza Horizon 4 earlier this month for Car Pass members with the 1977 Ford GymkhanaTEN, F-150 Hoonitruck and 1993 Escort Cosworth Group A. Since November of all players, 1965 Ford Hoonicorn Mustang V2 and the 2017 Ford Fiesta RS and arriving in December is the 2016 Ford GymkhanaTEN Focus RS RX.

Forza Horizon 4 Fortune Island will be available as part of the Forza Horizon 4 Expansions Bundle
which gives players two game extensions at a reduced cost of $ 35. Owner of Forza Horizon
4 Ultimate Edition and Forza Horizon 4 Ultimate Add-Ons Bundle will get Fortune Island without
additional cost.

Minecraft Marketplace expansion

above: Minecraft’s Cats and Pandas.

Image Credit: Microsoft

Helen Chiang, chief of Minecraft, said the game has now exceeded 91 million monthly players.

She showed contributions from a partner PixelHeads to Minecraft Marketplace. There are now a total of 77 partners that have driven more than 13 million purchases for their creations since the marketplace was launched in June in June.

Seer also looks at the story of Cats and Pandas in Minecraft, which will be released next month. There is a new game coming, dubbed Minecraft Dungeons.

Battle of rival crews in The Arena of Thieves

Above: Tjuvsjön

Image Credit: Microsoft

Sea of ​​Thieves will see its fifth free content update since its launch. The stadium will release in early 2019, with a new competitive game mode that will allow players to test their pirate skills in fast matches against rival crews.

Each match is a competition to find a treasure that collects all the most exciting elements of the thief lake. The arena also includes a new tavern area along with a new trading company – Sea
Dogs – which will offer new goals, rewards and opportunities to evolve into the Pirate Legend.

State of Decay 2’s Free Zedhunter Pack [19659052] Above: Zedhunter is the New Expansion for State of Decay 2.

Image Credit: Microsoft

Microsoft Shown Next Content Pack for State of Decay 2 Release November 16 : Zedhunter Pack.

This new package adds the powerful and silent elbow as a new zombie-slaying weapon along with additional melee weapons, facilities, bloodpast supplies and gameplay updates like
the ability to respect your skills all in the main game.

Decay State 2 has four million players, and Microsoft will make Zedhunter free for all of them. Crossbows let you take out zombies quietly without hitting you.

Void Bastards exclusive

Above: Void Bastards

Image Credit: Blue Manchu

Inspired by BioShock and System Shock 2, Void Bastards is a strategy shooter who will test your wits and pursue your goal. It comes to Xbox as a console launch exclusive.

In the game, your job is to lead the captive prisoners of the ugly sheets through the lost spacecraft and countless dangers of the Sargasso Nebula. You have to choose where to go, champion camp, manage ship checks, scavenge supplies and craft improvised tools. The campaign will be 12 to 15 hours.

Void Bastards will also come to Xbox Game Pass that coincides with the launch on Xbox One. It comes from the developer Jonathan Chey’s Blue Manchu, a new studio in Australia and the Humble Bundle.

 The Forge expansion

above: The Forge expansion

Shadow of The Tomb Raider Image Credits: Microsoft

There are downloadable content searches that come to Shadow of the Tomb Raider in the first of seven month updates. The first is The Forge, and it has new attack modes and weapons.

Microsoft said there are also visual enhancements that come from EA for Battlefield V on the Xbox One X game console. The game will support 4K Ultra HD and HDR on Xbox One X.

Over: Hideaki Itsuno

Image Credits: Microsoft

Capcom turned out to be Devil May Cry 5’s Void Mode, a training mode. It allows you to experiment with movements and attacks. You can practice in the void mode without damaging your devil breaker ability. You can use Sweet Surrender Devil Breaker to heal yourself in battle, and you can also use the Mega Man’s arm in the game.

Bandai Namco has added two new Dragon Ball fighters – SSGSS Vegeta and Golden Frieza – to Jump Force roster. These characters will have super-driven modes and special features.

Kingdom Hearts III revealed Winnie the Pooh as a new character. And Microsoft said it has now added Final Fantasy XIII, Final Fantasy XIII-2 and Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII to its Xbox One X Backward Compatibility List.

Above: Fortnite will get mouse and keyboard support on Xbox One.

Image Credit: Microsoft

Next week, Xbox One support for mouse and keyboard will arrive next week. There are a lot of new games like Fortnite, Vigor, War Thunder, Xmorph Defense, and others that will support the mouse and keyboard. Fortnite will only match players using mouse and keyboard functions in the same match, meaning that it will not mix the muscular keyboard and Xbox controller in the same game. It will enter into force on 14 November. Razer will have access to accessories, starting at CES in January.

And the Xbox Adaptive Controller will be available in 17 new markets in 2019.

Chris Charla from Microsoft said that ID @ Xbox now has more than 1000 indie games available and they have been playing more than 4 billion hours. He said that some of the exciting new ones are Ooblets, Tunika and Arcade Winter (with multiple games).

Above: #GiveWithXbox helps the game industry.

Image Credit: Microsoft

Finally, the Microsoft’s #givewithXbox campaign will donate $ 5 of Xbox products for each photo shared on social media about “what game together means” with the hash tag. Donations are divided among four inspirational charities: Child’s Play, Gamers Outreach, SpecialEffect and Operation Supply Drop.

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