Gamescom 2013 is a chance for some damage-limitation as the company tries to turn things round after a series of PR mishaps.
Microsoft are facing make-or break-time for the Xbox One at Gamescom 2013, which kicks off on Tuesday 20 August.
The starting gun on the next generation console race hasn't fired – with apologies to Wii U – and yet with a scant few months to go Microsoft finds itself playing catch-up. The Xbox One, successor to the much-loved Xbox 360, had a disastrous E3 showing that was followed by a series of reverse ferrets. So many in fact that, excepting the machine's dimensions, Xbox One now bears very little relation to the Xbox One revealed a few months ago.