Microsoft's got Xbox Insider livestream on Tuesday, and it's unusually chock full of news about the coming months and beyond. Packed into the presentation were announcements regarding the Halo series, Game Pass, Sea of Thieves, new console bundles, and more.
Halo Outpost Discovery
Halo Infinite, but fans can live out their halo fantasies this year, regardless. 343 and Microsoft wants to be a traveling event with in-universe activities, panels, and more. It wants to visit five cities this year, open for one weekend in each. You can explore a halo ring, visit a Warthog, play VR simulations and laser tag, attend panels with creators, and get cosplay tips. Plus, of course, you can just play some Halo. Check out it's coming to the woods.
Halo: Outpost Discovery – Announcement Trailer
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Game Pass in February
Xbox One Game Pass, the all-you-can-eat subscription service. The February line-up includes Shadow of the Tomb Raider, The Walking Dead Season 1, and Batman: Return to Arkham, to name a few. The real headliner is Crackdown 3, which is really coming out after years of delays. As a Microsoft first-party game, it's included as part of Game Pass, so if you're a subscriber you already as good as your own.
The Division 2 and Anthem Bundles
Two more big games are dropping soon, and Microsoft is partnering with each other's publishers to offer hardware bundles. Both Anthem and The Division 2 are getting paired with Xbox Ones. The Anthem bundle includes the Legacy of Dawn edition with bonuses, Xbox One S 1 TB, and one-month trials of EA Access, Game Pass, and Xbox Live Gold. Xbox One S. Check out price and release date details to plan your purchases.
Sea of Thieves Brings Your Mateys Aboard 19659003] If your adventures on the high seas are feeling a little lonely, Rare and Microsoft are making it a little easier to fill your crew. Owners of Sea of Thieves or Game Pass subscribers can give you a copy of the game to make them happy.
New Red Controller is Sporty
If you need a brand new controller to play all these games on, the livestream covered that too. It debuted the new Sports Red Special Edition, which was released on the back. Because sports . It wants to cost $ 70 and release on March 5. A matching Pro Charging Stand also wants to be available in North America.
Microsoft Game Studios Becomes Xbox Game Studios
In a bit of branding news that you notice when you start playing a first-party game in the future, Microsoft Game Studios is no more. It's been renamed Xbox Game Studios, which corporate VP Matt Booty says the Xbox brand itself has expanded. This comes just after a series of acquisitions, so the newly rebranded Xbox Game Studios is now composed of 13 teams. Booty said the teams are working on "incredible exclusives, original IP, and all-new chapters from your favorite franchises."