Microsoft will launch a white Xbox One console with 1TB memory
E3 is perhaps the most famous game show in the world, but she is in Los Angeles and is not available to the mass public. Her chief rival (or younger sister) is an exhibition of Gamescom. It is held on the continent, in Cologne, Germany and it is visited by even more people than the aforementioned E3. The exhibition is gaining popularity, and large companies have started to give it serious attention. Proof of this are the press conferences from Microsoft and Sony, like at E3 earlier this year.
The first came on the scene Microsoft. During the first years of his life, the new console from Microsoft has been playing catch-up, but today the company showed its willingness to continue the struggle for the throne. Until this year they were able to eliminate the Kinect packaged with the Xbox One and lower the price, but at E3 it was mostly about the games. However, at Gamescom, shared information about the new bundle, game exclusives and details of the next update for the console.
The conference began with Peter Schmeichel – one of the best goalkeepers in the world, and demonstrate Ultimate Team in FIFA 15.
Then we saw the first footage of the multiplayer part of Forza Horizon 2, which is expected next month.
Mandatory was announced game from indie initiative from Microsoft – ID@Xbox. Among them we saw Ori and the Blind Forest, Superhot, Blues and Bullets, Cuphead, Fruit Ninja Kinect 2, Goat Simulator, Inside, and many others.
A Titan on the stage of course was action Packed Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, which demonstrated the exploding bridges to the next-gen beauty.
The company also showed exclusive Quantum Break from the creators of Max Payne and Alan Wake.
One of the key surprises was the announcement that Rise of the Tomb Raider, which is expected for Christmas 2015, will be exclusive to Xbox One. It is unclear whether the exclusivity, it only applies for a certain period, but this is definitely a serious bid for Microsoft to get back in the hearts of gamers, offering them quality content.
No way to ignore the new trailer for Assassin’s Creed: Unity.
On the scene also found a place to Evolve and Sunset Overdrive, but in the end we got more information about the Halo universe. In addition to a demo of the upcoming Master Chief Collection, the company said that we can expect the Halo Channel, where we will be able to watch the upcoming series and find out all the fun associated with the world of Halo.
The official bundle was announced for Sunset Overdrive along with wonderful white console and Call of Duty. In the latter case, the console will stylized design of the game and will come with 1 TB of internal memory. Also next month, users will be able to test many new features that will be added with next update.
By the way, the official sales of Xbox One in Russia will begin on September 26. The version without Kinect will cost 21 thousand rubles, and complete with Kinect — 27.5 thousand rubles.