Xbox E3 Media Briefing Has “Lots of Games to Show”, “This Year Feels Special”
Key Microsoft officials echo Phil Spencer’s statements on more games at E3 this year.
Microsoft has revealed that its Xbox E3 Media Briefing will take place on June 9th at 9.30 AM PDT, and much like last year – except without all the DRM and used games controversies – we’re going to be seeing lots of games.
This is according director of programming for Xbox Live, Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb, who revealed on Reddit that as far as the length of the conference goes, “Time is TBD” but when it comes to the content, “we have lot’s of games to show ;)”
That’s not all. Chief of Staff for the Microsoft Devices group Aaron Greenberg also spoke on Twitter about more games. In response to a fan saying that more awesome games were needed at the moment, Greenberg responded, “More games you shall get! :-)”
What’s interesting was his next tweet, where Greenberg said, “Yeah this year feels special, can focus on the games!” We know that Microsoft will be launching its Xbox Originals service in June and bringing original TV content to the Xbox One. E3 would seem like a good place to promote it but for the rest of the year, Microsoft seems firmly focused on the gaming side of things.
Does that mean titles like Sunset Overdrive and Quantum Break will receive release dates? Maybe some Halo Anniversary 2? That remains to be seen but for Xbox boss Phil Spencer’s sake, we really hope we see less execs on stage this time around.