All News, Trailers, and Gameplay From the Microsoft Xbox Press Conference – E3 2019
The Microsoft Xbox E3 2019 press conference kicked off on Sunday at 1pm PT, with tons of brand new trailers and announcements – including a highly anticipated rundown of what’s in store for Xbox’s upcoming next-gen console, Project Scarlett.
Besides hardware, there were also new game announcements like Elden Ring, new trailers for upcoming sequels like Halo Infinite, several release date reveals, and a few unexpected surprises. Below you’ll find a roundup of all the major news, trailers, and gameplay from Microsoft’s E3 2019 press conference.
Next-Gen Xbox, Project Scarlett, Announced With Release Date
Phil Spencer took the stage to talk Microsoft’s next-gen Xbox console, Project Scarlett, which designers on the product describe as “a bigger leap” than any previous Xbox generation in terms of technical capability. Project Scarlett is coming Holiday 2020 alongside Halo Infinite, which got a brand new trailer as well.
Cyberpunk 2077 Gets a Release Date, Also Keanu Reeves
Cyberpunk 2077’s brand new trailer introduced a new member of the cast: Keanu Reeves.
Reeves took the stage after the trailer to also reveal Cyberpunk 2077’s release date, which is April 16, 2020.
Gears 5 Gets a Release Date and a Collector’s Edition
There was plenty of Gears 5 news, include the reveal of Gears 5’s release date, which is September 10, 2019.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can play four days early. Find out more about the Gears 5 Collector’s Edition in our E3 coverage.
Project xCloud Comes to Xbox One in October
Phil Spencer spoke more about Project xCloud, which will get its first public hands-on demo at E3 2019. According to Spencer, console streaming with Project xCloud will be able to transform your Xbox One into your own personal server.
Xbox Game Pass Now on PC
Sarah Bond, head of Xbox partnerships, took the stage to announce that Xbox Game Pass is now available on PC in open beta for $9.99 per month. Bond also announced a new set of games headed to Xbox Game Pass today, including Batman: Arkham Knight, Metro Exodus, Hollow Knight, and Borderlands: The Handsome Collection.
Elden Ring From Dark Souls Developer and George R. R. Martin Revealed
Dark Souls, Bloodborne, and Sekiro developer FromSoftware’s new game, Elden Ring, was officially announced after a recent leak. According to the debut trailer, Elden Ring will feature “a new world” from Dark Souls director Hidetaka Miyazaki and Game of Thrones author George R. R. Martin.
Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 Revealed
A brand new version of the Xbox Elite wireless controller was revealed. Features include Bluetooth connectivity, three custom controller profiles, and 40 hours of battery life. It’s available to pre-order now.
Psychonauts Developer Double Fine Productions Joins Xbox Game Studios
Double Fine Productions is joining Xbox Game Studios. Tim Schafer also took the stage to reveal a new Psychonauts 2 trailer.
Dragon Ball Project Z Is Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot got a release window of early 2020. It was previously known as Dragon Ball Project Z.
The Outer Worlds Gets a Release Date
The Outer Worlds got a new trailer and release date of October 25, 2019. It’s available to pre-order today.
Bleeding Edge Revealed From Heavenly Sword and Hellblade Developer
Ninja Theory announced Bleeding Edge, a 4v4 multiplayer melee action game. Its technical alpha begins on June 27.
Ori and the Will of the Wisps Gets a Release Date
Ori and the Will of the Wisps got a new trailer and release date. It’s headed to Xbox One and PC on February 11, 2020.
Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Revealed
Lego Star Wars returns with The Skywalker Saga, coming in 2020. It will incorporate all nine films.
Tales of Arise Announced
Tales of Arise is the latest entry in the Tales franchise, officially announced after recent leaks. It’s coming in 2020 to Xbox One and PC.
Phantasy Star Online 2 Heads to the West
After years of exclusivity in Japan, Phantasy Star Online 2 is coming to Xbox One and PC in 2020. It will be free-to-play and feature cross-play.
Battletoads Gameplay Revealed
Battletoads got a new trailer, revealing its 3-player couch co-op gameplay which will feature bosses, platforming, puzzles, and “intense beat ’em up action.”
Watch more new trailers from Xbox’s E3 2019 Conference:
- Borderlands 3
- Minecraft Dungeons
- Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
- Blair Witch
- Forza Horizon 4
- RPG Time: The Legend of Wright
- Microsoft Flight Simulator
- Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition
- Wasteland 3
- 12 Minutes
- Way to the Woods
- State of Decay 2
- Dying Light 2
- CrossFire X
- Gears POP!
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