On Sunday at E3, the biggest gaming event of the year, the USA technology giant showcased 52 games, 18 of which will launch as exclusives, meaning they will not be available on rival consoles.
Playground (Forza) who will also be working on a brand new IP, Undead Labs (State of Decay), Compulsion Games (We Happy Few), and has opened a brand new studio called The Initiative. Microsoft also signed letters of intent to acquire another three game studios. However, reports noted Spencer said at one point of the presser that the Xbox console team is "deep into architecting the next Xbox consoles, where we will once again deliver on our commitment to deliver the benchmark of console gaming". Microsoft becoming increasingly focused on its gaming efforts certainly makes sense in the near future, as the company seems rather committed to gaming services and software beyond the Xbox console. There were 39.1 million Xbox One consoles in the market versus 76.6 million PS4s at the end of March 2018, according to IHS Markit data.
Interestingly, the report suggests that Project Scarlett is described as a family of devices.
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Asked about the issue after the meeting, President Trump said he'd been lobbied about the issue even as a presidential candidate. On conservative Fox News and among Mr Trump's core supporters, the president was lauded for a historic diplomatic breakthrough.
"Our cloud engineers are building a game streaming network to unlock console gaming on any device and the service will work across Xbox, PCs or phones", Spencer was quoted as saying by The Verge late on Sunday. The company recently revealed that sales for the console had been up 15% year-over-year, so that likely played a roll.
Microsoft has built a powerful platform for hosting computing in the Internet cloud, making such service a thriving part of its business.
As the life cycle of a console continues to increase, Microsoft and Sony are relying more heavily on subscription based models.
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And after 9/11, it was very , very hard for me, and so I concealed and I missed so many special events with them. So this is for the people who lose/Most of us have been in your shoes", they sang in the upbeat opening number.
Elsewhere, the new Xbox could be forwards and backwards compatible. Rumors suggested Microsoft had pencilled in a 2020 release window for the console, which would follow on from last year's Xbox One X.
Sony will hold its E3 press conference on Monday.
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By about 10:30 p.m., the raccoon had decided on a change of scenery. "Goodbye friend!" the UBS tower tweeted on Wednesday. The raccoon has gotten Twitter so excited that someone has even started an account on the critter's behalf: "The St.