The third entry in Lara Croft's origin story came out swinging with a new gameplay trailer at Microsoft's E3 event. The footage seen in the trailer is from an engine demo, and the game is still far from completion.
Hellblade developer Ninja Theory has been acquired by Microsoft, along with four other game studios.
More exciting still, the next generation of Xbox consoles are already being worked on.
It's no secret that the American console family has always struggled to make a mark in Japan, with native developers seemingly treating the brand with a mix of confusion and indifference.
"Our growth strategy is to continue to expand the worlds that players love, while developing all-new exclusive games that deepen their engagement with our platform". However, the $10 per month Xbox Game Pass could be the trojan horse Microsoft needs to undermine Sony. We've been given the freedom to explore, try new things and operate like an independent studio, with the backing from one of the biggest companies in the world to do something bold and different.
There's been no fighting game specific cues as of yet and it's wholly possible that we won't see any directly FGC-related content in today's conference, but the well is deep and the possibilities are endless.
Microsoft has been working on game streaming technology for several years now. Microsoft's new studio, based in California, is called The Initiative.
Forza Horizon 4 is the first of the games to be set in Great Britain.
The last time we saw a proper game in the Halo series was with the fifth game, Guardians, about three years ago.
But this wasn't Microsoft's only big news. Instead, with the wealth of content shown at E3 2018, Microsoft is playing the long game here.
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