Microsoft's approach was a little different in accentuating backwards compatibility and a continued effort to make the Xbox a hub for all things media as well as gaming. Microsoft's new studios include The Initiative, Compulsion Games, Playground Games, Undead Labs and Ninja Theory. Microsoft also announced that it is in the process of acquiring another British developer, Leamington Spa-based Playground Games, which is best known for developing the Forza Horizon series and working on many core Forza Motorsport games.
Microsoft also revealed several new Gears of War games.
"The same team that delivered unprecedented performance with Xbox One X is deep into architecting the next Xbox consoles, where we will once again deliver on our commitment to set the benchmark for console gaming", Spencer said.
During the conference, we learned quite a bit about Forza Horizon 4 and even got a pretty good look at the game in action.
Surprising news? Not exactly, but many industry observers have lingering doubts about the future of Microsoft-branded hardware under CEO Satya Nadella.
Bears chairman McCaskey backs NFL's new anthem policy
He offered to let them name people they feel were unfairly treated by the justice system and he would pardon them. Kaepernick has been at the forefront of the controversy surrounding players kneeling during the national anthem.
While the next-gen Xbox may indeed be exciting, you might not need to buy it to enjoy the latest games.
Meanwhile, Microsoft said that those subscribers of monthly Xbox Game Pass subscription would be able to access the Forza Horizon 4 with no additional fee.
Spencer said the company was increasing its investments in existing game franchises and looking to create new ones.
Sekiro now doesn't have any release date or window, but it will be releasing on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
According to techcrunch, the launch of the new games was the highlight of the event.