The company's leading games for the holiday season will be multiplatform titles and the exclusive new Forza Horizon game.
So Aaron basically Xbox X is PC? And where do you base that statement, what's the ratio between the OG xb1 and X?
I love my X, but the mass majority of gamers only own the standard versions of the PS4/X1. Betting on the better looking versions of multiplats on a mid-gen upgrade system is not going to pan out well. It looks like Xbox isn't going to bounce back from the lack of first party games till next year
If you watched the E3 conference Phil didn't always specify the multiplats will only look better on the X, he said they'll be better on Xbox, sweeping the power advantage that the majority of PS4 users have over the majority of XBox owners under the rug. Not a huge deal, but the words were picked carefully, and another example of MS cleverly controlling people's perception at the expense of honesty...
didn't you get the notice? for team Xbox, the original Xbone and the S don't exist! because if they do...they won't be saying "play better/best on XBOX ONE" without the "X".
Don't think the goal is to bounce back this gen, but rather to ride it out and come out swinging next gen.
Abash Exactly pro and X don't measure up to OG ps4/Xbox one sales wise
How lame of a company that had a major place in the gaming industry...
Why PC didn't matter in 2013 - 2016? You know, 900 vs 1080p mass hysteria?
You should ask Aaron, he's the one who said all multiplatform games (that includes the PC) will look better on xb1x.
Aaron Greenberg is lying again. He's great at that.
Just a short time past, the PC wasn't seeing the renaissance that it is witnessing now. Only a few years ago at E3 there was no PC gamers showcase. After the days of players such as Fatal1ty and ZeRo4 in the great Quake era, PC took a down turn. Assisted by the interest in new tech that course has now reversed itself. MS made everyone of their games Multiplatform with the PC, maybe you should ask them why they felt PC mattered enough to take that step. Are you going to sit there and act as if you have never posted a comment supporting how great it was that MS used play anywhere to bring games to the PC?
I would like to seriously wonder what these people are thinking, particularly Greenburg.
So basically 3rd party machine this holiday? Okay Aaron chill a little bit and actually try a realistic view point. Why aren't kids Aaron!
What do you think people be playing more during the holidays? 1st parties or 3rd parties? I guarantee you most people will be playing Fortnite, COD, and some other combination of third parties. The numbers say this every year.
don't use facts here!!!!!!!!!
And where do you think most people will be playing those third party games. Heres a hint its not xbox one X. guarantee you nearly all people will be playing those third party games on PS4 because smart people dont give a crap about who has the better resolution
@doabarellroll A majority will be on PlayStation but it won’t be a 2:1 gap just because there are 2x more PS users. You also have to consider the PS vs XBOX base. A higher percentage of users on xbox play games like COD and Fornite just like more PS users play JRPGs compared to Xbox.
It's nice to play be able to play both.
Red Dead and COD are killing everything this fall like they always do and don't forget with have 3 sports games coming plus Battlefield and Fallout. I'm sure I'm missing some other games but if I was any company making exclusives fall would be last time I would think about releasing a game.
Microsoft has been saying this change or that change will make a difference but Sony and Nintendo continue to run away with the gen and that's not going to change just because of one E3.
Quality and the love for gaming over whatever the hell Microsoft has been trying to push since 2001
Love for the best possible games over being a fan of a brand.
MS said that the changes they are working on, IE making games, would take years so we (meaning anyone with a brain and basic reading skills) already knew going into E3 that things weren't changing overnight. This year, they announced several new titles, bought five studios, and have at least two other unknown titles in development (one from Playground and one from Bohemia). That's not even including anything from the other studios that MS bought. MS obviously delivered on their promise of committing the company to invest in games, and it was an great E3 in that regard. The 1st party games they did show, besides Battletoads, were all pretty well known before E3 so in that regard MS is still playing it safe with releasing information about their new projects and could have done a bit better IMO. The only real disappointment from MS though is that when they pushed CD3 into February that they didn't have anything scheduled to replace it.
So your telling me you spent and additionally 500 dollars on a console for promises? Woooooooooww!!
Keep making excuses for them. They're taking your money and getting away with homicide.
@ XabiDaChosenOne When did I tell you I bought a 1X? I thought I was talking about studios and games but, for reference, I don't own a 1X and plan on skipping it in favor of their next iteration instead. I don't care that much about graphics as long as the gameplay is fun. @ trooper You guys are the ones making excuses... excuses to continue to hate MS. If you're ignorant enough to come into every article about MS and talk trash then you should at least still be aware that MS had previously said that: - After the launch of the 1X that they were shifting focus towards games. - Making games isn't an overnight thing and it'll take years, possibly a decade, to build up a competitive portfolio. What excuses am I making when I heard MS loud and clear and they've made good on their promises at E3? Besides, I've been fine with my decision to own an XB1 because I like enough MS exclusives already and 3rd party takes care of the rest. I don't like enough PS exclusives to justify owning one.
Agreed but what blows my mind is the fact that there already talking about the next Xbox there working on. How about they slow down gets some exclusive games that aren't Gears,Forza and Halo and give the gamers what they want. The acquired these developers but guess what you wont see any of there games any time soon. Crackdown looks like a mess looks and plays nothing like what we saw 3 years ago. They need to be more careful on what they promise and stop using words like world premier exclusives or exclusives this and that when there not.
In fairness, it sounds like there are PS5 development boxes out there already. Sony word on it is "Mum" which is a smart move.
The solution is pretty simple. Buy a ps4.
Screwing over the vast majority of their fanbase. The games look good, and will play well, but to say your focus is on Forza and Xbox One X only does a disservice to those who still have the OG Xbox one or even the X1S.
If you don't want the fancy stuff from an Xbox One X, we have a product for you! Xbox 36...uhhh Xbox One! ;)
Imagine what he will say when XBNext comes.
So basically Forza Horizon 4 is the only major exclusive left for Xbox One for the rest of the year
That was one of my biggest takeaways from the conference. Tons of games at a glance but then if you separate the exclusives from third-party, then into 2018 and 2019, you're left with nothing besides FH4.
So the only exclusives you saw for 2018 and 19 was FH4? Did you saw the MS's conference?
isn't spiderman the only major exclusive left for ps4 for the rest of this year. personally I can't wait for horizon 4 and spiderman and with the ridiculous amount of 3rd party games coming out I'm happy with them being the only exclusives.
@ Mark Microsoft hasn’t released any noteworthy exclusives all year. What reason do they have for only having one in all of 2018 while Sony has already released multiple
Aaron Greenberg is a disgrace to gaming.
So try to win by "looking better", which hasn't worked so far.
Mid range to High end PCs will look the best for multiplatform games.
Racing games are niche unless it's Gran Turismo or Need For Speed so if Forza Horizon is going to be their exclusive for the holiday, its gonna be another tough year. And Sony is not slowing down with their exclusives for 2019- Pretty graphics will only get you so far.
horizon 4 looks amazing. forgive me if I'm wrong but xbox has one big exclusive left for this year with horizon 4 as does ps4 with spider man 2019 xbox has crackdown 3, gears of war 4, ori and the will of the wisps and almost certainly forza. 2019 sony has days gone and maybe the last of us 2
But Sony had God of War and Detroit already. It wouldn't make sense to release every exclusive at the end of the year.
So, how does this strategy fall in line with their timing for next gen? Will they just release what has been announced so far and shift development of the other games to the neXtBox? Or is next gen really that far away? Would've guessed a 2019 reveal and 2020 release (same time frame as Sony, at least in my thoughts). Or is MS going all in, revealing/releasing great Xbox One X games in 2019, announce neXtBox 2020 with a 2021 release? Could give Sony a head start of a year, so it would be a gamble.
Very little content from MS this year then, quite disappointing considering their final years on this gen. I really hope 2019 starts showing MS changes as their line up has been dismal recently.
Not really unexpected though, MS has always done very little in the tail ends of each generation they're a part of. Sorry, of which they're a part.
MS wonders why their not doing good this console gen. Relying on multi-platform isn't going to help that much to push units, exclusives are. Exclusives are what says you need to get this console, its what shows what your console is really capable of, multi-platform don't. Its A bold strategy Cotton, lets see if it pays off for them.
Thier focus should be the core Xbox one s. The X is too expensive
Thats great but does it really matter when 80% of players own the base consoles
Closer to 95% I’d wager. We’re talking years of install base.
I think it's a little too late to boast the "best looking version" of anything as a selling point this late in the gen. It's not like the PS4 is a slouch when it comes to visuals either, if people really care about that.
People miss the point about the early ps4 vs xbox1 advantage. PS4 was cheaper and had 1080p as an almost universal baseline resolution. XB1 was 100 more and had 900p as almost a standard res. This generation everyone expected 1080p to be the standard. Now that the refreshed consoles are out the opposing side is trying to get back at the early claims even though we are still in the same gen.
the sad part is, all the 3rd party games will sell more on the ps4. they did so far and they probably continue to do so. and better looking? debatable.
So more obvious moves, what a shocker. When you filter out the overhyped gum flapping that initially had people getting excited you pretty much have Microsoft doing business as usual
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It will get crushed in sales. The amount of exclusives and bundles that will have....
The X is where its at for a console. With all the support on board its where id want to play majority of the games. This Holiday will have a major 4k adoption. If they can get the retailers on board showcasing the facts that they will get the most visually out of their Red Dead 2, Black Ops 4, Battlefield V, Madden purchases with X i can see some units pushing.
well red dead is marketed by sony.
That is more than enough for me. I would have bought Multi-plat titles for Xbox either way I love their controller and XBOX Live community. But now multi-plat titles are more than noticeably better on Xbox X as far as resolution and effects go. Also Microsoft first party games let me play on my console or PC with digital titles that is a huge plus to me. I will continue to buy exclusives that interest me for the PS4. I have a switch for the same reason I want to play some of their exclusives as well. I hope all consoles prosper just means more games for everyone to enjoy and more variety overall. I feel sorry for anyone who misses out on Forza Horizon series, Horirizon Zero Dawn, Zelda Breath of the Wild and Mario Odyssey. Gamers like good games regardless of which platform it is on.
Man does he think games that look a tiny bit better will be enough for people to shell out on a new console, the difference is little. Fozra is a solid game no doubt but not everybody plays racing games. MS and Arron Greenberg are so behind the times, they should have had tones of exclusive game, but this gen I haven't seen much new exclusives at all from them.
In my opinion when a mom is in a shop buying a console they are going to be told about what console Spider man is on and that will be the end of many a conversation.
every single multiplatform game will sell better on the ps4 just a fact
I bought the X for better looking multi platform games today with its sale of 50.00 off and man I am impressed with the build on the One X. It blows the pro away in every way! That build quality is great, excellent cooling, quiet and heavy! My PS4 Pro is taking a backseat to this beast!
Funniest and saddest post I've read on the internet all year. Thanks for that.:)
Very week holiday focus. Xbox is going to continuously be crushed by Sony and now by Nintendo too this holiday.
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