Live coverage: ‘Xbox: Game On’ E3 2014 press conference

Live Coverage
Microsoft E3 2014 Press Conference Liveblog

Microsoft has a golden opportunity at E3 this year. After a tumultuous reveal, filled with consumer outrage and terrible Xbox 180 puns, Microsoft managed to right the ship, bringing the Xbox One in line with the vision that the public saw fit. Despite trailing behind the PS4, Xbox One sales have been extraordinary. With a steady stream of software updates and a continuous effort to please the fans, Microsoft is entering E3 as strong as it has been since the Xbox One launched last year.

In terms of exclusive games, Halo 5: Guardians is sure to steal the spotlight. It’s only been a year and a half since the release of Halo 4, but the next entry in the storied franchise will bring Master Chief to the new generation. Sunset Overdrive has also been making waves, putting a bright, colorful spin on the end of the world. Sadly, Quantum Break look to be getting pushed to Gamescom, but there are sure to be other surprises in store.

Settle in, start the live video stream and get ready for our liveblog to begin. E3 has arrived.

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That’s a wrap! We’ll be back tonight when Sony takes the stage. Stick around for plenty more E3 coverage!

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Crackdown is back!

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It’s called Scalebound:

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The next Platinum Games title will be exclusive to Xbox One.

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Now a demo for The Division, which is sadly not going to hit its original 2014 release date.

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Phantom Dust is the next reboot from the team that brought us Killer Instinct.

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I’m counting 3 games that have featured beheading now. Take that as you will.

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Now for a Witcher 3 demo.

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New Tomb Raider! Rise of the Tomb Raider coming next holiday:

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New Tomb Raider?!

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We’ll have hands-on impressions with some of these indie games in the coming days.

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Some indie love with ID@Xbox.

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Inside, the next game from Playdead Studios.

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Every game we just saw is coming before the end of the year. Now here are a few 2015 games.

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Also: Halo 5 Guardians beta this December.

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The digital series Halo Nightfall will also be included in the Master Chief Collection.

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Over 100 multiplayer maps. That’s a lot. 1080p, 60fps as well!

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That was definitely Halo 2 multiplayer.

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Halo 2 has received a significant visual upgrade. Original Halo 2 multiplayer too.

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Access all the games straight from the main menu. You’ll also be able to play custom playlists of the series’ best moments.

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November 11th, 2014 — Halo: The Master Chief Collection coming to Xbox One.

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omg halo

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Ori and the Blind Forest, new platformer from Moon Studios looks absolutely gorgeous. Coming this fall.

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So… Conker? Is coming to Project Spark?

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Project Spark has been in beta basically forever, but here’s a new trailer.

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Multiplayer beta for Fable Legends this fall.

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The outcome of each adventure will depend on who is stronger: the heroes or the villain.

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This Fable is all about cooperative play, but you can attempt to murder your friends as well as the villain.

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One of the classic Xbox franchises is back with Fable Legends.

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Dance Central Spotlight coming to Xbox One as well.

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Time for some Fantasia: Music Evolved! Remember, you can check out our preview here: http://bgr.com/2014/06/06/disney-fantasia-music-evolved-preview/

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I’d write out the title for the new Dead Rising 3 DLC, but I literally can’t.

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Sunset Overdrive will be out on Oct. 28th exclusively for Xbox One.

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8 player experience called Chaos Squad. Earn loot and kill the OD’d with your friends!

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Colorful, explosive, disgusting — everything we wanted it to be!

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As expected, Sunset Overdrive is going to get a decent amount of stage time.

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Sunset Overdrive takin’ shots at boring, drab first-person shooters.

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Super dramatic trailer for Dragon Age Inquisition.

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4 assassins makes for a hell of a lot of chaos.

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Assassin’s Creed Unity will be the first game in the series to feature 4 player co-op.

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Evolve looks as cool as ever in the E3 trailer.

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Coming September 30th.

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Forza Horizon 2 will run in 1080p. You’ll be able to bring your Drivatar from Forza 5 as well.

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We’re about to get our first look at Forza Horizon 2, the open world counterpart to the Forza series.

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Forza team is up next.

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Kevin Spacey apparently didn’t have time for an appearance.

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Oh, and the world is coming to an end, but that’s not exactly news.

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Giant mechas, mech suits, jetpacks to slow your descent and dodge enemy fire, grenades to highlight enemies… lots of new, futuristic stuff in CoD: AW.

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Demo time.

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Xbox One owners get all the CoD add-on content first.

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First up, you guessed it: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.

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The entire briefing is going to be dedicated to games. No data, no software…thank goodness.

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There’s the new head of Xbox, Phil Spencer

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It’s starting!

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Just a few more minutes now until the show actually starts.

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Hey, that super-addictive mobile game Threes is coming to Xbox One! Not 2048. NEVER 2048.

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Season 2 of Killer Instinct starts this fall. New characters on the way.

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In case you weren’t distracted enough by achievements already, there’s an app coming to keep track of your achievements separately on the Xbox One.

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It’s really green in here.

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We’re inside and the pre-show has started. You really should be watching the stream.

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