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Usually press releases at game conferences can get torrid and boring very quickly, but it seems that Microsoft has honed its skilled over the years.
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Leaping forth from E3 2015, the Microsoft crew detailed three exclusives arriving in 2016 which includes the likes of Scalebound — the company’s Final Fantasy-like dragon-slaying RPG, Crackdown 3 — a chaotic cop destroyer, and finally, Quantum Leap — a game that takes time-warping mechanics to a whole new level.
Microsoft also unveiled a new Halo 5: Guardians World Championship, which will likely compete against the likes of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3‘s eSports enhancements, and some new ID@Xbox indie titles coming to both console and Windows 10.
And speaking of the company’s new operating system, we gain some more intricate news on how Windows 10 will form a larger part of Microsoft’s gaming strategy.
Have a look at Microsoft’s full press conference recap below.