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Xbox "Going Big" At E3 This Year After Sony Drops Out

"It's go time," Spencer says.

E3 2019 is going to be a big year for Xbox at E3, it seems. Head of Xbox Phil Spencer said on a recent podcast that Microsoft's showing at E3 this year will be "as big" as it's ever been for Xbox, and one reason why might be because Sony is dropping out of E3.

Speaking to Major Nelson, Spencer started off by saying, "This is going to be a fun E3 for us." He recalled an internal Microsoft conversation about E3 after the "news" that dropped last year about E3, which is presumably a reference to Sony skipping the show.

"There was some news about E3 back in the fall. We had a discussion internally about, 'Should we go big?' 'Should we save some money?' 'What does that mean?' We decided, no [we're not going to save money], we're going to do our thing," Spencer said. "We're going to go and be as big at E3 as we've ever been. I love that opportunity."

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https://www.gamespot.com/articles/xbox-going-big-at-e3-this-year-after-sony-drops-ou/1100-6464682/

This is kind of like saying that Karl Malone and the Utah Jazz won the NBA Finals AFTER Michael Jordan retired.  Just saying... kind of.



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They're probably going to get a lot of trailers and announcements by default this year so it really could be one of their biggest E3 shows.



I'm really "hungry" for something big from microsoft ! I feel they will have a great show, and I can't wait.
Hopefully a taste of the Xbox anaconda potentials :D



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Honestly with Sony out they have room to announce more games now, as their games will have less of a chance to be overshadowed. If, let's say, there are typically 100 games shown off usually, and Sony shows off 20 but aren't in it this year, then there is more room in people's memory to show off more of your games. And with Nintendo not showing off games that aren't releasing in a matter of months typically, Microsoft has more room to introduce new games they weren't planning on showing yet.



 

Well with Playstation dropping out, most of the non-EA-Ubisoft third parties really have only one stage to show their game (unless they make their own conference, of course)

LivingMetal said: 

This is kind of like saying that Karl Malone and the Utah Jazz won the NBA Finals AFTER Michael Jordan retired.  Just saying... kind of.

Someone didnt watch E3 last year.



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Everytime when Phil or Reggie make a comment like this I just ignore it.



The only problem with your NBA analogy is that Malone objectively lost to Jordan in the Finals. There’s no room for debate, it’s factual. Meanwhile it’s not outside of reason to believe Microsoft “won” E3 at various times this generation.



Guess they probably will announce Xbox Scarlett and tease some of it's launch window games then, even though it won't release until Holiday 2020, a year and a half after E3 2019. Hopefully they line up some good 3rd party reveals again like they did last year.



LudicrousSpeed said:
The only problem with your NBA analogy is that Malone objectively lost to Jordan in the Finals. There’s no room for debate, it’s factual. Meanwhile it’s not outside of reason to believe Microsoft “won” E3 at various times this generation.

Wasn't the only time...

Get.Over.It.

Last edited by LivingMetal - on 30 January 2019

I think Microsoft was going to go big anyway this year, but now they are just going to go bigger. I do think they are going to announce their next console AND have new games to tease. But on top of all that, they are probably just going to show off a ton of third party trailers too.

And hell, this is Microsoft, they might just bring Cirque Du Soleil or some other over the top act too. Microsoft is really good with their presentations even when they don't have anything to show off (like last year). Imagine how good they can be when they actually do have some content of their own.