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Xbox at E3 2019: News on Xbox Game Pass, New Console and More

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Today was Xbox’s briefing at E3 2019, and the folks at Microsoft have let us know what will be in store for gamers in the present and future.

Football Manager 2019

In the Xbox briefing, it was announced that starting today, Football Manager 2019 will be a part of the new Xbox Game Pass for PC. The service is in its beta stage, and will be available for $1 a month until it is officially ready for full launch.

Forza Horizon 4 and LEGO

It was announced that LEGO and Forza Horizon 4 will be teaming up to launch the LEGO Speed Champions Expansion. Gamers will be able to race in LEGO-themed cars and race in new areas and tracks. LEGO Speed Champions will be available on June 13.

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate was also announced, as players will be able to access over 100 different Xbox games, as well as over 100 games for the PC. For $14.99 a month, players will receive access to Xbox Game Pass for console, Xbox Game Pass for PC, and Xbox Live Gold.

If you want to sign up now, you can for just $1, which is a special E3 price.

New Xbox Controller

Microsoft announced the launch of a new controller for the Xbox called the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller. Nicknamed “the world’s most advanced controller,” the controller will feature a new rubberized grip, adjustable-tension thumbsticks, and shorter hair trigger locks. The controller will also feature three different profiles, one for Apex Legends, one for Forza, and one for Gears 5.

Console Streaming

Players will be able to play Xbox One games wherever they go, as console streaming was announced during the briefing today. Whether you want to play on your PC or phone, you can do that whenever and wherever you want. This feature will be available this holiday season.

New Xbox Console

Project Scarlett was officially announced by Xbox today at their briefing. Advertised by Phil Spencer as the “future” when it comes to gaming on console and in the cloud, Project Scarlett will feature a custom designed processor and will be 4x as powerful as the Xbox One X.

Here are some more details on the new console:

  • 8K gaming available
  • 120 frames per second
  • Backwards compatibility and console streaming will be a part of console

The new console will be available starting in the 2020 holiday season.

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