This year’s Xbox special event, X019 which is an annual celebration of games was held in London on Thursday night. Xbox witnessed the announcement of all such things such as various new games as well as trailers which include news about Xbox Game Pass as well as Project xCloud. Having said that there is no such news related to Xbox Project Scarlett. So what are the other major announcements of X019? Xbox Game Pass is getting lots of new titles. Not only this but also more than 50 new titles are approaching to Project xCloud’s preview. Apart from this Microsoft also revealed about its Black Friday deals. So keep on reading this article, we will let you know all the announcements in a detailed way that you have missed from X019.
As we all know that X019 is one of the biggest events of the year of Microsoft. It is marketed as “the annual global celebration of all things Xbox”, X019 is specifically Microsoft’s way to keep on updating its fans on all sorts of things which it announced at E3. The brand has also made additional announcements and provided the first glance of the upcoming hardware as well as games.
Biggest announcements made at X019
The announcement about Project xCloud was one of the most expected news at the event considering the unveil of Google Stadia which is near. Stadia is specifically a game streaming service which will be allowing the users to stream as well as play games on various supported devices without event needing a powerful gaming PC or console. This service will enable the gamers to play games on Chrome browser, Chromecast Ultra dongle or a Pixel 3 smartphone. Microsoft also announced that more than 50 new games are arriving in the platform from 25 different partners. Having said that, now the service is being tested on various Android devices since the month of October. It will now be preparing its way to Windows 10 in the year 2020 as well as on various other platforms as well. The company is going with xCloud since it even announced that more than 3500 games on Xbox One as well as more than 1900 games under service. Having said that there is no such exact date of the launch. Apart from this xCloud is planning to expand its service to new regions which includes India in the year 2020. Not only this but also Xbox Game Pass will be receiving support for xCloud and all the games on the Xbox One library will be made available live by next year.
Xbox Game Pass
Microsoft also announced in the event that more than 50 new games will be available on service very soon. Just after the end of the show, the users will be able to download Rage 2 as well as Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition. On the other hand, you will also see Darksiders III, final Fantasy VII as well as The Witcher 3 through XV all available on Xbox Game Pass. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is such an attractive package which bundles a month of EA Access, six months of Spotify Premium as well as three months of Discord Nitro.
In this year’s show, one of the biggest surprises was Everwild which is a new IP from Rare, the company which is behind Xbox One’s Sea of Thieves as well as N64 classics such as GoldenEye and Perfect Dark. However, nothing much is known yet about the game apart from what is shown in the trailer. Rare studio’s head, Craig Duncan said, “ while Everwild is still early in development, we are very excited about the unique potential of the game we are creating. The Everwild team is focused on building an experience that allows for new ways to play in a natural magical world.”
Age of Empires IV
The tech giant also revealed the first-ever gameplay footage of the Age of Empires at X019. Earlier, Microsoft has only unveiled a short teaser which gave little information about the game. The video also displayed two playable civilizations which include the English as well as the Mongols. Needless to say that more civilizations will be present in the game which the brand will reveal later on. Microsoft also revealed the availability of Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition on Xbox Game Pass for PC with Steam as well as the Microsoft Store.
The company has also shown another gameplay trailer of Fight Simulator and this trailer was also marvellous. However, the graphical quality was unreal but we hope that the company will definitely improve when the game will be launched.
The developers of the game Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice was also announced a new game which they are working on that is called Bleeding Edge. The trailer was displayed of the multiplayer game that will be available on the PC as well as the Xbox One in March 2020. However, the beta version will be launched in February 2020 just before its public launch.
Become a Jedi
As we all know that Fallen Order is live all across the world, EA also launched a new live-action trailer which is known as Become a Jedi. The game is played on PlayStation 4, Xbox One as well as PC.
The developer of Halo announced that its upcoming Halo: Reach is arriving at Halo: The Master Chief Collection 3 December. It will be coming on Xbox One as well as PC. Microsoft has shown a launch trailer and it is the fifth game in the Halo series. The PC version willing be coming with important updates. As per 343 industries, it will be supporting 4K UHD resolutions which are expected to run at better than 60 fps as well as include a keyboard and native mouse support. You can buy it separately for $10 or the entire collection for $40. It will be available on the Microsoft Store or Steam. As of now, Microsoft is expected to announce Black Friday Xbox One deals as it has been doing in the past. So the users can expect some discounts on the current-gen console.