Halo Infinite: Release date, gameplay, and everything you need to know

Angelica Greene
June 13, 2018

The slew of game announcements included the return of the Holy Trinity - Halo, Gears, and Forza - and new studio acquisitions laid down a marker for the future.

"Our cloud engineers are building a game streaming network to unlock console-quality streaming on any device". Spencer also announced the formation of The Initiative, a new Santa Monica-based studio headed up by Darrell Gallagher, former head of Crystal Dynamics.

Gears of War 4 was a reboot of the series, covering events set 25 years after the original games.

Xbox head Phil Spencer announced Sunday that Microsoft has acquired Ninja Theory, Playground Games, Undead Labs and Compulsion Games.

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Tesla electric cars such as the Model S and Model X are known for their sleek looks, hefty price tags and rapid acceleration. The disclosure about the " SpaceX Package" for the next-gen Tesla Roadster was made by Musk earlier this week.

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E3 was long centered on the Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony consoles, but a rise of play on personal computers and games becoming spectator sports has broadened the focus of the event. In the near future are games like Crackdown 3, which launches in February and let's players put on the boots of Terry Crews and rain down pure destruction.

Essentially, the new service looks to be a streaming version the Xbox Game Pass that provided access to some major titles on Xbox One consoles for a monthly fee; think Netflix for Xbox games, only with the need to download the games rather than stream them.

If your preferred system of choice is Xbox One, then you were probably pretty happy with Microsoft's presentation at E3 2018 this past weekend. "We believe these teams have the collective creative power and operational excellence to deliver the next industry game changers". Players will now be able to install drifting suspension to their cars, and custom race routes can be created and shared using the game's Route Creator tool. No other details were given, apart from Spencer saying it would be "Master Chief's greatest adventure yet". Also, the company's hardware team "is deep into architecting the next Xbox console", he said.

Last but by no means least, we got confirmation of a new Battletoads gaming coming in 2019 and two dollops of Sea of Thieves DLC on the way later this year. The real "wow" factor, and proof that Microsoft is serious about tackling its software drought, was the announcement of five new developers becoming first party studios, developing exclusively for Microsoft from here on out.

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