Next-gen Xbox consoles in development, Microsoft confirms

Judy Cobb
June 12, 2018

However, Microsoft has had a relationship with Ninja Theory more or less since the studio's inception: Microsoft published the debut game from Ninja Theory's first incarnation, Just Add Monsters, entitled Kung Fu Chaos.

The ambition of Halo Infinite necessitated new technology, developer 343 Industries wrote in a blog post yesterday. It's unclear whether Infinite is a direct sequel to Halo 5, or if it's a spin off game.

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"Bungie will announce a new exclusive Xbox game today".

Unlike in previous years, when Microsoft took over the Galen Center for its E3 press event, this year's briefing will be held in the Microsoft Theater at LA Live right outside of the Los Angeles Convention Center.

To counter that, Microsoft surprised with a huge number of Japanese games coming to Xbox. Microsoft also is forming a new studio called The Initiative in Santa Monica, Calif., to be headed by industry veteran Darrell Gallagher.

Microsoft promised to have one of their biggest shows in history for E3 2018.

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The new fighting game shows glimpses of familiar characters from Naruto , One Piece , Death Note and DragonBall Z . In the interview, Nakajima noted that the game will contain characters that haven't been in a video game before.

Ybarra said that there were reasons why Microsoft had refrained from bringing VR to Xbox One X: "For us, we're going to continue to invest on the Windows side where people are engaging".

That's part of the argument Spencer is making to game makers small and large with Game Pass, as the company builds out the service's library beyond the 100-plus Xbox One and Xbox 360 titles already on there. The multiplayer aspect of this game is not expected to arrive until after the single player ships which pegs a 2020 release timeframe.

How infinite is infinity when it's capitalised on the end of the name of a new game?

Halo fans looking to return to the video game franchise's popular science fiction universe won't have to wait too much longer. We are thrilled to welcome five new studios into the Microsoft family.

As such, Microsoft tells us that they are developing a portfolio of games on every device, including newly announced Microsoft Studios games.

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