Take a Look at Everything Announced at Microsoft's E3 2017 Press Conference

Microsoft's E3 2017 press briefing is arguably the company's best E3 this generation.

June 11, 2017

Microsoft opened up the press conference by showing a reel that intimately showcased the company’s newly engineered Xbox console officially revealed as Xbox One X by head-honcho Phil Spencer, with excited applause from eager attendees. Technical specifications were furnished, confirming Microsoft’s eager direction to bring the company’s most powerful console to your home with a multitude of games that will undoubtedly take advantage of it’s hulking hardware.

It may arguably be Microsoft’s best E3 conference of this generation as they not only introduced a sleeker and tenacious console, but games and release dates that fans were anticipating.  Check out the recap of today’s announcements below.


Project Scorpio’s Name and Design Officially Revealed: It’s Xbox One X

Microsoft officially reveals the long-awaited console, named Xbox One X, which is slated to release worldwide November 7th, 2017. Packing impressive technical specifications, the console includes a CPU/GPU combo capable of delivering 6 teraflops of computing power, 12GB of GDDR5 RAM, and 1TB of storage, sticking true to the long-speculated 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disk driver and true delivery of 4K gaming content.

Forza Motorsport 7 Revealed, and it Looks Gorgeous

One of Microsoft’s strongest franchises —  the racing simulator Forza Motorsport — was given its seventh installment announcement, showing impressively alluring gameplay smoothly operating at an impressive 4K and 60 FPS on Xbox One X.

Metro: Exodus Revealed at Xbox’s E3 2017 Briefing, Launching 2018

Metro: Exodus was announced during the conference, bringing light to a new entry in the series. The reveal exhibited notable graphics and gameplay, in what looked to be in-engine footage.

Assasin’s Creed Origins Revealed at Microsoft’s E3 2017 Press Conference; Watch the Trailer

After a plethora of leaks and rumors that seemed to confirm its existence prior to its announcement, Assassin’s Creed Origins was officially revealed during Microsoft’s E3 press conference. Set in Egypt, Assassin’s Creed Origins will run at a stead FPS at a consistent 4K resolution.

Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds Will Launch First on Xbox One, New Trailer Revealed

Developer Bluehole announced that it’s hit MMO, Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds, will be available first on the Xbox One. Built in Unreal Engine 4, the game allows you to direct your anger at other players by setting them ablaze or by unloading round after round of bullets into your opponents.

Deep Rock Galactic Announced as Console Launch Exclusive at Xbox’s E3 2o17 Briefing

Having previously resided on Steam, Coffee Stain Publishing and Ghost Ship Games’ Deep Rock Galactic is landing exclusively at console launch on the Xbox One, giving you the opportunity to co-operatively shoot your foes in FPS fashion.

State of Decay 2 Gameplay Reveal Asks What You Will Do to Survive

Undead Labs’ open-world zombie survival, State of Decay, was met with a long-awaited sequel State of Decay 2. A gory gameplay trailer was retrofitted in the announcement, running in 4K in addition to a sprinkle of an additional element where players can expect to make decisions in order to secure the survival of their group.

Black Desert Online for Console Revealed at Microsoft’s Press Conference; Coming Early 2018

If you’ve ever wanted to glaze over a truly beautifully crafted MMO, you can definitely do so with Perl Abyss and Kakao Games’ Black Desert Online, which is headed to consoles sometime early next year.

Dragon Ball FighterZ Trailer Revealed at Xbox’s E3 2017 Briefing

What do you get when you take the best bits of Marvel vs Capcom and Dragon Ball Z? Dragon Ball FighterZ — a new fighter that greets fans of the series with a silky, statuesque 2.5D experience.

Code Vein by Bandai Namco Will Come to Xbox One, Enhanced for Xbox One X

It wasn’t too long ago that Bandai Namco announced Code Vein. However, with its announcement, details of which platform it would be coming to was unknown. Until today, at least. Code Vein has been announced for Xbox One, with an enhanced version coming to the Xbox One X.

Cyberpunk Adventure game The Last Night Coming to Xbox One and PC in 2018; New Trailer Released

Developer Odd Tales and publisher Raw Fury revealed their cinematic, open-world 2.5D adventure game, The Last Night, which is set in a “rich, post-cyberpunk world” and littered with outstandingly unique visuals, will be coming to Xbox One in 2018.

Mojang Announces Cross Platform Play for Minecraft and 4K on Xbox One X

Continuing the back-to-back consignment of 4K games, Microsoft added Minecraft to its list. In addition to a ritzy resolution upgrade which will be exclusive to the Xbox One X, developer Mojang also announced that they would be bringing cross platform play to the gargantuan franchise.

Rare’s Sea of Thieves Lands With New Exhilarating Gameplay and Early 2018 Release Window

Veteran developer Rare hit the stage revealing new gameplay — and the ability to effortlessly carry cannonballs underwater — of the upcoming shared adventure game Sea of Thieves, which is set to release in early 2018.

1930’s Cartoon-Looking Cuphead Launches on Xbox One and PC on September 29th

Cuphead was met with delay, and sadness at said delay, back in October 2016. During the press conference, however, Studio MDHR and Microsoft announced that the highly-anticipated platformer is finally making its way onto Xbox One and PC this September.

Crackdown 3 Launches on November 7th; New Trailer Released

Crackdown 3 hit the stage with actor Terry Crews, dressed as an Agent,  manically introducing new gameplay footage for the forthcoming Microsoft exclusive, which has confirmed release date of November 7th.

Tacoma Release Date Announced; New Trailer Unveiled

Futuristic first-person adventure game, Tacoma, which is developed by Fullbright Studios and follows the narrative of a player tasked with exploring a space station in order to find clues about the station’s crew, was announced to be arriving on Xbox One and PC August 2nd.

New Ashen Trailer Revealed at Xbox’s E3 2017 Briefing

Ashen is an action role-playing game about a wanderer in search of a place to call home. To add to the aforementioned somberness, there’s no sun and the only natural light comes from eruptions that cover the land in ash. Ashen’s trailer showcased quite the creepy atmosphere, as the player laid waste to dark, creepy things.

Adorable Platformer Super Lucky’s Tale Revealed at Xbox’s E3 2017 Briefing

Super Lucky’s Tale is an excruciatingly adorable platformer where players are put in the role of Lucky, a cuddly hero, in his quest to stop the villainous Jinx from reshaping the world for some unidentified reason. Like most of the aforementioned treats coming to Xbox One X, the game will be running at 4K resolution.

Ori and the Will of the Wisp Announced for Xbox One and PC; Revealed in Debut Trailer

While most were already aware of a new Ori title making its way to the conference just hours before it was announced, Ori and the Will of the Wisp was officially revealed for the Xbox One and Windows PC. Developed by Moon Studios, the original Ori and the Blind Forest was considered to be on of the best games of 2015.

Life is Strange: Before the Storm Three Episode Release Revealed

Life is Strange: Before the Storm, a prequel to the original five episode in the series developed by Deck Nine Games and not the franchise’s original developer Dontnod, was announced with a reveal trailer at the press conference with a release coming on August 31st.

Xbox One X Price Officially Announced, it’s $499

Microsoft announced the official price of their Xbox One X console at $499. Outside of sharing beefy tech specs, which may have laid the foundation to being the most powerful console on the market, several first and third party games are also getting free Xbox One X updates when the console launches. The update will bump their resolution up to the boasted 4K that the console will be delivering.

BioWare’s New Game Anthem Gets Explosive Gameplay Reveal on Xbox One X; It looks Fantastic

Anthem, BioWare’s new IP, was revealed to an array of visual eyegasms and paralyzingly splendid gameplay. In addition, it showcased a welcoming conglomeration of RPG elements, multiplayer and the company’s epochal storytelling.

Original Xbox Titles Will Be Available To Play On Xbox One Via Backward Compatibility

Microsoft announces that it will be expanding its Xbox One backward compatibility list to include original Xbox titles. A full list of games weren’t available at the time of the announcement. However, the company did announce that Crimson Sky will be part of the program.

Yaris Gutierrez

Born and raised in New York City, Yaris is one of three co-founders at DualShockers. Gaming since the inception of Nintendo in the 80's, he has grown to avidly appreciate games of every genre, maturing his preference specifically now to third-person action games, first-person shooters and JRPGs. He's a software engineer, father and husband during the day, and mildly attempts to hold onto his "hardcore gamer" title during the evenings. An attempt that he tends to fail miserably at.

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