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Microsoft unveils ‘Halo’ and ‘Crackdown’ teasers


Microsoft unveiled exclusive game titles like ‘Halo’ and ‘Crackdown’ for Xbox One and Xbox 360 at the E3 event.

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The titles revealed by Microsoft for Xbox One are “Crackdown,” a reboot of the Xbox action game “Phantom Dust”, “Scarebound,” a dragon-based game from Platinum games , “Rise of the Tomb Raider,” a sequel to 2013 Tomb Raider and a “Halo” series that will include four installments. During the start of the 90-minute event Phil Spencer, Head of Microsoft mentioned that the features of the Xbox One were changed after listening to consumer feedback. The entire event was held for briefing the game titles and teasers were released.

“You are shaping the future of Xbox, and we are better for it. Today we are dedicating our entire briefing to games,” said Spencer during the event.

Several game titles like “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare,” “Forza Horizon 2,” cartoon based shooter game “Sunset Overdrive,” and “Dance Central Spotlight,” a downloadable choreography game were teased during the event including ‘Halo’ and ‘Crackdown’.

Microsoft had recently started to offer the Kinect-less console of the Xbox at a price of $399 which was earlier priced at $499 including the Kinect sensor. The had company received criticism for making the console to be online every 24 hours and a connected Kinect sensor. However Microsoft has removed its mandatory requirements recently and is focusing to increase its lagging Xbox One sales. Microsoft have sold 5 million Xbox consoles while Sony sold 7 million PlayStation consoles and both the companies reported higher sales than their previous consoles Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.


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