This weekend, Microsoft's X01 8 event took place in Mexico City. According to the company, "X018 is a global celebration…
This weekend, Microsoft’s X01
8 event took place in Mexico City. According to the company, “X018 is a global celebration of all Xbox.” The afternoon was filled with news, first appearance and lots of surprises. What’s even more effective is that over 10,000 players joined the festivities by experiencing upcoming titles and meeting members of the team. The most noteworthy news, however, were the acquisitions of inXile Entertainment and Obsidian Entertainment. You can read about everything that the company announced at the celebration below.
Microsoft announced that it has acquired iExile Entertainment and Obsidian Entertainment. InExile, the studio is responsible for games like Wasteland. Brian Fargo is a legendary game designer and Microsoft’s first party series will only benefit from its expertise. In addition, Obsidian needs no introduction. This is made by titles like Fallout: New Vegas, Eternal Pillars, and South Park: The Truth of Sanity. It is one of the best in the industry.
Mouse and keyboard entry support comes next week, with selected titles enabled on launch for Xbox Insiders and even more coming. Epic Games describes how Fortnite will be one of the first titles that offer mice and keyboard input along with previously announced Warframe. Bomber Crew, Deep Rock Galactic, Strange Brigade, Warhammer: Vermintide 2, War Thunder and X-Morph Defense will also add support in November. Developers working with Children of Morta, DayZ, Minion Master, Moonlighter, Vigor, Warface and Wargroove promised mice and keyboard support in the future. Keep in mind that “Designed for Xbox” mouse and keyboard will offer the best experience, as they have a dedicated Xbox key and Xbox Dynamic Lighting.
A number of Final Fantasy XII games are included in Xbox Backward Compatibility. In addition to Civilization Revolution, Xbox One X Enhanced.
Today, Microsoft announced a number of new enhancements to Xbox Game Pass. Apart from the general availability of the Xbox Game Pass app, the company introduced some upcoming additions to the directory. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) join the service on November 12, 2018, and later this month, Mayhem, Hellblade: Senua’s victims and Ori and Blind Forest may be available free of charge for subscribers. Finally, Funcom is committed to releasing games like Mutant Year Zero at the launch.
Forza Horizon 4 gets an expansion that takes you to the top of the British Isles. It is called “Fortune Island” and has extreme conditions like hard thunderstorms, dangerous cliffs and slippery dirt roads.
State of Decay 2 now numbers four million active players. A new free content package also comes this month called “Zedhunter.”
Sea of Thieves gets a player vs. player mode called “The Arena” soon. Teams compete against each other to collect the most taxes, but there is plenty of tampering on the road. This update should be started after “Shrouded Spoils”, which adds more customization options and fog.
Crackdown 3 looks very polished than when we saw it last. In addition, we received the first footage of the “Wrecking Zone” multiplayer offer. Crackdown 3 will start on February 15, 2019. The game will be available globally on Xbox Game Pass for Xbox One and Windows 10. In our preview we said: “The high environments Crackdown 3’s employees have built for the game to be wonderful, made even more exciting when breaking them, explosion through explosion. We just hope they will not turn into gimmick status of the multiplayer systems stored on top of it, which is at least currently infrequently fun, but potentially inadequate. “
Minecraft now numbers 91 million monthly players and the Minecraft Marketplace is flourishing. Apart from that, the game soon gets an absolutely wonderful “Cats and Pandas” update. The trailer is perhaps one of the funniest videos that Microsoft has ever made.
There will be plenty of deals on Xbox One and Xbox One X consoles on Black Friday. Xbox One X’s price will go down to $ 399.99, the same as PlayStation 4 Pro.
Microsoft repeated that games play best on Xbox One X by displaying a new trailer vigorously with Red Dead Redemption 2.
A trailer was debuted and highlighted Xbox One X improvements for the much-awaited title.
According to Microsoft, Void Bastards is a revolutionary new strategy shooter who will test your wits as well as pursue your goal. It comes to the platform as a console launch exclusive.
Devil May Cry 5 has a “Void Mode” that trains players in the complex battle game offers.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider will be “The Forge” next week. The Forge will be available as a free download to all season passers, and sold separately. Forge contains the first of seven new adventures for the Shadow of the Tomb Raider. It also entails a challenge game that can be played in co-op.
Just Cause 4 got a new trailer showing the crazy destruction. There is much more versatility this time. More Xbox One X playback was also shown.
Kingdom Hearts III has Winnie the Pooh and other beloved characters. A new trailer was released during the event showing some emotional cutscenes. There are also many mini-games in Hundred Acre Woods that are part of Winnie the Pooh’s world.
Bandai Namco gave us a first look at some special features of two of the most anticipated characters to appear in Jump Force. As you can see from the trailer, they are popular Dragon Ball characters.
A pair of new standout ID @ Xbox games were announced on X018 as Tunika. The campaign “Winter of Arcade” will also be in December.
“# GiveWithXbox” is a holiday-based campaign designed to provide the joy of gaming to everyone. Starting December 9, Microsoft will donate $ 5 of Xbox products up to $ 1 million for each photo shared on social media about what gaming together means using hashtag.
The Xbox Adaptive Controller is launched in 17 new markets in 2019, including Mexico.
These were all game messages from X018. Many good experiences come to the Xbox One in the coming months from different developers, and hopefully you are as excited as we are for games like Crackdown 3 and Devil May Cry 5.
Metro Exodus gets a great collector edition soon .
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