Microsoft E3 2017: Xbox One X Can Stand Vertically

Super Mario Odyssey will have local co-op

Today, a new study from social listening platform Synthesio just gave us new hard data proving that Microsoft and the Xbox One X were in almost everyone's mouth these past few days (via VentureBeat). "I don't think that's the way consoles are going to go". It will come with a 4K HDMI cable, power cable, wireless Xbox One X controller, one month of access to Xbox Game Pass and a 14-day Xbox Live Gold trial, if you're interested in playing online. That first Microsoft game console was a behemoth, weighing almost nine pounds, and it launched with a controller that matched its ridiculous size.

Forza Motorsport 7; Image source: Microsoft. So I think we wanted to have a really strong E3 around talking about the product and talking about the games. Perhaps we will finally see the Halo 3 Anniversary game they keep shooting down. It certainly seems like a unusual omission at a time when gaming companies, console makers and tech firms in general are starting to dive into virtual reality. "We will probably have more to talk about that soon". Spider-Man from Insomniac Games was another exclusive game releasing in 2018 that stood out in the company's show, with impressive visuals and game play that brought the famous Marvel superhero to life with a distinctly cinematic flair. At least it's nice to see that Microsoft seems to have gotten the message. It even announced that original Xbox titles are coming to Xbox One backwards compatibility. But how does it compare to Sony's already-released PlayStation 4 Pro?

As mentioned previously, the controller will feature a circular OLED display, whose sole objective is to emanate an animated Xbox logo. The game didn't exactly look like blockbuster sales material, but increased integration between console and mobile platforms is an interesting development from the company and worth keeping an eye on.

"The money-making part is in selling games". "People know we have Gears andHalo in our portfolio, and we're working on other things that aren't on this list".

Microsoft had a strong E3 press conference this year.

Spencer added that Microsoft would be relying on games to make up the Xbox One X profits.

"Xbox One X is for the customer who's looking for the most powerful console that's going to run every game they're going to play better than any other console", Spencer told Eurogamer in an interview as he explained that there is always a premium market to be served.

Destiny was a console exclusive until Destiny 2 was announced.

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