This weekend, Microsoft's X018 event was held in Mexico City. According to the company, "X018 is a global celebration of all things Xbox". The afternoon was full of news, first glances and many surprises. What's even more interesting is that over 10,000 players have joined the festivities by experimenting with upcoming titles and meeting team members. However, the most notable news was the acquisitions of inXile Entertainment and Obsidian Entertainment. You can read everything the company announced during the celebration below.
Microsoft has announced that it has acquired inExile Entertainment and Obsidian Entertainment. inExile is the responsible studio for games like Wasteland. Brian Fargo is a legendary game designer and Microsoft's first-party training will benefit from his experience. Furthermore, Obsidian needs no introduction. This is the team behind titles like Fallout: New Vegas, Pillars of Eternity and South Park: The Stick of Truth. It is one of the best in the industry.
Support for mouse and keyboard input will arrive next week, with selected titles enabled for the Xbox Insider launch and more on the way. Epic Games explained how Fortnite will be one of the first titles to offer mouse and keyboard input next to the previously announced Warframe. However, in November, Bomber Crew, Deep Rock Galactic, Strange Brigade, Warhammer: Vermintide 2, War Thunder and X-Morph Defense will add support. Developers working on Children of Morta, DayZ, Minion Master, Moonlighter, Vigor, Warface and Wargroove have promised mouse and keyboard support in the future. Keep in mind that "Designed for Xbox" mouse and keyboards will offer the best experience because they have a dedicated Xbox button and Xbox Dynamic Lighting.
A number of Final Fantasy XII games are joining compatibility with Xbox. Apart from this, Civilization Revolution is getting Xbox One X Enhanced.
Today Microsoft has announced a series of new improvements for the Xbox Game Pass. In addition to the general availability of the Xbox Game Pass app, the company presented some additions to the catalog. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) will join the service on November 12, 2018 and, later this month, Agents of Mayhem, Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice and Ori and the Blind Forest will be available for free to subscribers. Finally, Funcom is committed to launching games like Mutant Year Zero at launch.
Force Horizon 4 is getting an expansion that takes you to the top of the British Isles. It is called "Fortune Island" and presents extreme conditions like fierce storms, dangerous cliffs and slippery dirt roads.
State of Decay 2 now has four million active players. A new free content pack will also arrive this month, called "Zedhunter".
Sea of Thieves is about to have a player vs player mode called "The Arena" soon. The teams compete against each other to collect the greatest treasure, but there is a lot of sabotage along the way. This update should start after "wrapped spoils" which adds more customization and fog options.
Crackdown 3 seems a lot more lucid than when we saw it last. In addition, we received the first multiplayer "Wrecking Zone" video. Crackdown 3 should be launched on February 15, 2019. The game will be available globally on the Xbox Game Pass for Xbox One and Windows 10.
Minecraft now counts 91 million players a month and the Minecraft market is thriving.
There will be a lot of offers on Xbox One and Xbox One X on Black Friday. The price of Xbox One X will drop to $ 399.99, the same as the PlayStation 4 Pro.
Xbox One X
Microsoft reiterated the fact that the games play better on Xbox One X by presenting a new trailer that features heavily Red Dead Redemption 2.
A trailer was presented to highlight the Xbox One X improvements for the highly anticipated title.
Bastards of the void
According to Microsoft, Void Bastards is a revolutionary new strategic shooter that will test your intelligence and exercise your goal. It arrives at the platform as exclusive for the launch of the console.
Devil May Cry 5
Devil May Cry 5 presents a "Void Mode" that trains players in the combat complex offered by the game.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
Shadow of the Tomb Raider is getting "The Forge" next week. The Forge will be available as a free download for all seasonal pass holders and sold separately. The Forge contains the first of seven new adventures for Shadow of the Tomb Raider. It also carries with it a challenge grave that is playable in cooperative mode.
Only cause 4
Just Cause 4 has a new trailer that shows the crazy destruction. There's a lot more versatility this time. The Xbox One X gameplay was also shown.
Kingdom Hearts III
Kingdom Hearts III presents Winnie the Pooh and other beloved characters. During the event a new trailer was presented showing some emotional films. There are also many mini-games in the hundred-acre woodlands that are part of the world of Winnie the Pooh.
Bandai Namco gave us a first look at some special moves of two of the most anticipated characters scheduled to appear in Jump Force. As you can see from the trailer, they are famous characters of Dragon Ball.
Xbox ID @
Some new ID standout IDs @ Xbox games have been announced at X018 as Tunic. The "Winter of Arcade" promotion will also come in December.
Give with Xbox
"#GiveWithXbox" is a full-time campaign that aims to bring the joy of games to everyone. Starting today and until December 9th, Microsoft will donate $ 5 of Xbox products, up to $ 1 million, for every social media photo shared about what it means to play together using the hashtag.
Xbox Adaptive Controller
The Xbox Adaptive Controller will be launched in 17 new markets in 2019, including Mexico.
These were all X018 game ads. In the coming months many great experiences from various developers will arrive on Xbox One and hopefully you will be thrilled as they are for games like Crackdown 3 and Devil May Cry 5.
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