Kitao also talked about the short teaser at The Game Awards and how Miyazaki thought it was a little too short to be shown as a teaser.
It's also about time that 343 Industries unveiled the next Halo game. That's especially true given the company's recent focus on the cloud and the abandonment of the phone hardware market. Partially because many of these games are a year or two away from even being released and partially because what you're seeing at E3 isn't necessarily what the final product will even look like. Taken together, this represents a doubling of Microsoft's wholly owned game studios. The seasons will change for everyone as you play, from snowy winter to sun-bleached summer (though you don't get much of that in Britain).
Obviously the major console makers, such as Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo, have to consider the future of gaming and how games are likely to be played. For now, here's the E3 2018 announcement trailer. It makes us wonder how the next Xbox could pan out and if frame rate becomes a bigger priority for developers and console makers going forward.
Though Microsoft doesn't have the data to back this up, Spencer asserts that it's possible for games on Game Pass to actually sell more copies overall despite the fact that they're available with a Game Pass subscription.
Compulsion Games. As "We Happy Few" nears its full, multiplatform release on August 10, Microsoft has entered into a letter of intent to acquire Montreal-based Compulsion Games. If you didn't manage to catch the show, you can catch all of the news right here.
It was a suitably large crowd given the enormity of what was to follow as Microsoft announced showcased a record 52 games on stage including 18 console launch exclusives and 15 world premieres.