This year the Xbox team is pleased to participate in Gamescom in Cologne.
It would be nice if they dropped a few surprises unexpectedly @ gamescom
I'm sure there will be some surprises announced.
pretty sure there's no conference scheduled for MS
There were no big surprises at E3 so I doubt there will be at the less important Gamescom - although I would like to hear news of a new Halo game.
Don't need to have a conference to announce surprises at GamesCom. They will do it during interviews and other sessions.
OG XBox Backward Compatibility was a big surprise. So were games like Ori and the Willow of the Wisp, Code Vein & Super Lucky's Tale.
Glad there doing a live show my dream would be for them to announce Scalebound is back in production but I'm aware that's unlikely to happen.
I was thinking the same thing Woolly. Please secure some AAA exclusives for the X1X. I am already glad that Battlefront 2 will be fully optimized for the console, but I want to see an exclusive game built the way the developers planned without compromising or downgrading. Every 3rd party developer said that X1X is a beast, so they need to unleash the beast with everything possible. I want to see why I am spending $500.
I'm super excited for GamesCom!
Are they doing a conference?
And If they're not doing a conference in Germany, then that's it for the the rest of the year, they will not show anything on the TGS and they definitely don't have their own event like the PlayStation Experience or Nintendo Directs
Video game awards (or whatever it was changed to). That's basically they're last showing of the year usually. Don't always do anything big there but sometimes we get an announcement from someone.
TGS would be pretty fruitless for Microsoft, but if they have something in the works with Mistwalker, it's probably a good idea for them to show it there.
Microsoft has done a conference like PSX
I really hope we get to see the games they have shown off on the Xbox x to what they look like on the Xbox one. Im a massive forza fan but I want to see the difference between the one and X version before I decided to get the X on day one.
Same. I also want them to make their 4k trailers/videos viewable on xbox one s. At the moment they are not.
Really I thought they would of to show off 4k. For me I don't see the need to update just yet just because I dont have a 4k TV but if there is a big difference with 1080p ok X and Xbox one then I'll look to upgrade and get a TV 12 months after as I still love my Sony HD tv
Yeah i still have not seen the footage in 4k. My tv auto selects the resolution based on my internet speed. Plus as stated the xbox s doesn't show them in 4k. Youtube 4k on xbox does not work and ms does not have 4k trailers on the xbox, which is ridiculous.
Yeah that is a bit daft I'm sure they will add it
I want age of mythologies on Xbox.
Yeah I'd like it also but wouldn't it be ace if they announced a brand new game, doesn't it say it's the 20th anniversary or something to do with that, if that's a case I'd bet when ms said they still have some surprises left in the bag after e3. Now would be a good time to announce a new age of mythology game and apart from halo wars on console RTS games have pretty much died out haven't they???
I predict a new age of mythology at 20th anniversary at gamscon announcement, but I'm just hoping.
They said there won't be any "E3 level announcements" at gamescom. I'd love a new age of mythologies but I'd settle for a remaster on Xbox lol.
Is the age of empires:definitive edition coming to Xbox or is that PC only?
You'd be surprised, how sometimes these console devs make surprise announcements at the events that Arnt as big as the other ones. Making surprise announcements at the lesser popular events can be just as big as doing it at the big events and for a few or more reason too. I mean if a big announcement gets made at a big event people are kinda on the look out for them and then sometimes that surprise is a less enjoyable one. When they do it at the small events, like your all saying now, your not expecting it, so if one or more surprises happen then it's like woooaaa I can't believe that just happened at this event and didn't get announced at E3.
Also certain console devs, do favour certain events over others to reveal there little sneaky shockers, or they like the surprises to be surprises for a reason. It's all a strategy designed to shock at the moment it gets dropped and get your heart pumping. Doing it at the rite time and rite place, is what they aim for and showing all your cards at say E3 would be very unwise.
Plus, event organizers will talk with say ms or Sony and ask if there's anything they have in the good old armory's that hasn't been shown off yet or any news that hasn't been revealed. These events work similar like music events, the event organizers, sponsors and people showcasing what they have all talk about how the show is going to flow and pan out. At music events they book down the Djs, but usually they will drop some bombs for fans and have some surprise djs show up to do either do a quick track side by side, or show off a new track.
Not only all that, but making surprise announcements at small events helps makes those events become more popular in the coming years. People the following year are more likely to go again and so to awareness that those events generates raises even more.
My guess is there maybe one or a few things no one anticipates, if not I'll be eating my words.
Age of empires definitive edition. Nice. I somehow missed this announcement.
More games please and I'd love to see some examples of XB1X enhanced gameplay along with Super sampling on the console.
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