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Today is the day that many Microsoft console fans have been looking forward to. THE X019 it took place in London, England, and was broadcast live worldwide. Since the first announcement about this edition of the annual event, Microsoft promised big ads for games, consoles and its subscription service, the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.
The big star of the ads was the streaming games service Project xCloud, which entered preview for Android smartphone and tablet users. On the other hand, the preview version is not yet available in Brazil.
O Project xCloud Windows 10 also allows you to play computer titles on your smartphone or tablet. For now, only the console version is in preview. THE Microsoft announced that the PC service is scheduled for 2020, when the service leaves the preview.
Allowing you to stream games straight from your Xbox one and Windows 10 computer for your phone screen, the Project xCloud promises greater flexibility to play whenever and wherever you want. It is worth mentioning that the streaming project of Microsoft include the games included in the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.
About 50 games will be available in the launch of the service, among them Gears 5, the newly launched Madden NFL 20 and Tekken 7, among others. The Verge mentioned that the lineup Project xCloud's initial price exceeds that of rival Google Stadia, which hits the market on November 19 in the USA.
What impressed the initiative most was not just the launch of the preview, but the first fruit of the partnership between Microsoft and Sony: control of Playstation 4 be compatible with the streaming service! What does that mean?
That you can play your games Xbox one or computer on the phone screen using Dualshock 4!
This was not the only big announcement of the event. Therefore, follow us through the next paragraphs and find out which were the main games and services announced by Microsoft at the X019!
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate
Although the Project xCloud announcement is impressive due to the leap in technology, it has already been reported that the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate would be one of the great highlights of X019. And the Microsoft he kept his promise to bring big announcements to his subscription service.
We will talk later about the games announced at the event, but it is worth mentioning since all games developed by Microsoft and their stadiums second-party will be available in service on the day of launch.
The first big surprise about the subscription service is reserved for 2020: 9 franchise titles Final Fantasy will be available on both the console and the PC! In addition, the first two games of Kingdom Hearts and the franchise Yakuza will also reach the Xbox one in 2020 and will be available with the service subscription.
Another surprise that impressed is reserved for earlier. By the end of the year, the Xbox Game Pass will receive the acclaimed The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, one of the greatest games of this generation.
Users Xbox Game Pass Ultimate They also won a gift: the possibility to use EA Access (similar service for EA games) for 1 month for free and Discord Nitro, service for voice and text communication.
See below the games that were released today, which will arrive at the service by the end of 2019 and what is scheduled for the next year.
- Rage 2 (already available)
- The Talos Principle (only available for PC)
- Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition (only available for PC)
- Vambrace: Cold Soul (21.11)
- Darksiders III (21.11)
- The Escapists 2 (26.11)
- Age of Wonders: Planetfall
- Remnant: From the Ashes
- The Lego Ninjago Movie
Arriving in 2020
- Bleeding Edge
- Final Fantasy VII
- Final Fantasy VIII: Remastered
- Final Fantasy IX
- Final Fantasy X and X-2: HD Remastered
- Final Fantasy XII: Zodiac Age
- Final Fantasy XIII and XIII-2
- Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
- Final Fantasy XV
- Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix
- Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix
- Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
- Microsoft Flight Simulator
- Minecraft Dungeons
- Ori and the Will of Wisps
- Wasteland 3
Major launches announced at X019
Surprisingly, X019 did not start with any disclosure about the company, but with a new and impressive launch trailer for the Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. What made the video look so impressive? The revelation that we can mount a double saber!
Even with big announcements for the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, there is no denying that the big announcement in the gaming area was the long awaited one. Age of Empires IV, which seems to portray the medieval era again.
Little information was revealed about the game, but we already noticed in the trailer that we will see the division of armies by colors again. The video shows two of the civilizations that will be present in the games: the English and the Mongols. The game's release date has not been revealed.
Other highlights include Minecraft Dungeons, which gives the player freedom to fight as he likes, depending only on the equipment he is wearing. The game will be released in April 2020.
One of the most awaited ads has also been revealed. Halo: Reach – which shows the events leading up to the first game – get to the Xbox one and PC, being part of Master Chief Collection on December 3 of that year.
Titles that were already announced at E3 2019 were also present, such as Ori and the Will of Wisps and the new version of the classic Microsoft Flight Simulator.
Could not follow the broadcasts and trailers of the games of X019? Check out the main videos below, accompanied by the release date of each of the games.
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