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Microsoft kicked off Monday’s long day of Electronic Entertainment Expo media events, and we’ve gone ahead and collected everything it revealed.

Backward compatibility with Xbox 360

One of the first crowd-pleasing announcements for Microsoft was backward compatibility with the Xbox 360. Players can now play physical  Xbox 360 game discs as well as digital games from that system on their Xbox Ones. The list of supported titles is limited for now, but Microsoft expects to support up to 100 in the near future.

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Early-access games

Microsoft also announced that it is doing a new program to let unfinished games out on Xbox One. Gamers can pay for access, and developers can use that feedback (and cash) to further fund their development. It’s similar to Valve’s Early Access program for its Steam digital game store.

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PC Mods on Xbox One

Microsoft also shocked fans by revealing that it will support PC mods on Xbox One for Fallout 4. This will enable fans to customize the open-world role-playing game to their liking more than ever was possible before on a non-PC device.

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Xbox One Elite controller

This is the new customizable Xbox One controller for people who want to fiddle with every button and lever on their joypad.

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Halo 5: Guardians

We got one of the best looks yet at the new Halo.

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Fallout 4

While Bethesda had a blowout of a conference last night, it showed more of its upcoming Fallout game at Microsoft’s event.


Microsoft revealed it is working with Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune and some former Metroid Prime developers on a new first-party game. It’s hard to explain, but it features a lady working with a robot companion.

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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2

Electronic Arts is back with a new Plants vs. Zombies shooter.

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Dark Souls 3

Microsoft got Dark Souls up on its stage, and now Bandai Namco is saying this is the last one in the series.

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Forza 6


The creator of Day Z, Dean Hall, took the stage to talk about Early Access on Xbox One. He also revealed that his next game will use this new feature.

Rise of the Tomb Raider

One of Xbox One’s major holiday releases is the quasi-exclusive (it is only locked up on Xbox One for a limited time period) Rise of the Tomb Raider. It’s looking great, though, so maybe that Microsoft money helped pay some important bills.




Microsoft didn’t just spend time on triple-A releases. It also has some smaller games on the way.

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Minecraft on HoloLens

Minecraft is coming to HoloLens, and it makes you into a god.

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