Published: Tue, June 12, 2018
Hi-Tech | By Grace Becker

Forza Horizon 4 takes us to Britain with dynamic seasonal weather

Forza Horizon 4 takes us to Britain with dynamic seasonal weather

We've reached out to Microsoft for an official response to this report.

At E3, Microsoft confirmed officially previous reports that there will be a successor to the current Xbox One console.

At its press conference at the 2018 E3 Show, Microsoft revealed that it has bought Forza Horizon developer Playground Games and has letters of intent to acquire Ninja Theory, Undead Labs and Compulsion Games.

If this console generation truly does only has a year or two left in the tank as we suspect it might, after E3 2018, the PS4 still looks set to remain dominant where the Xbox might sadly be a case of too little too late.

How to get a taste of the pirate life before the game releases to the world, with the Skull and Bones beta, from Ubisoft. "It's early days", said Ken Moss, EA's technology chief (via CNET).

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Halo 5 split players' time between Master Chief and Spartan Locke. It arrives exclusively on Xbox One on 2 October, and if you've got a subscription to the Game Pass service, the game will be available through it on the very same day.

Microsoft has announced the establishment of The Initiative, a new first-party studio led by former Crystal Dynamics head Darrell Gallagher. Presumably these devices would all share key features, much like how certain games are compatible across PC and Xbox One platforms. The Xbox One X is hailed by Microsoft as the "world's most powerful console; the device is faster and has more computing power than its predecessors, the original Xbox One and newer Xbox One S. It competes with Sony's Playstation 4 Pro".

Playground's acquisition by Microsoft gives the studio even more opportunities to collaborate with Forza Motorsport studio Turn 10. One of the first battle royale games, "Battlegrounds" is adding new environments and game modes, including a team-based "war mode".

Be it consoles, phones, games, or anything else, leaks this far out are always worth taking with a grain of salt, even if they come from reliable sources. "For some people, that's a deal-breaker", Penrose said about the always-online requirement that some games have.

Officials also said the company is still working to build a game-streaming service, The Verge noted.

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