Ahead of the one of the most awaited three-day convention, Developer studio Electronic Arts (EA) held the first of a series of events hosted by the gaming industry where the studio released new trailers for sequels to popular future-based war game Titanfall 2. The Electronic Entertainment Expo 2016 starts from June 14 till June 16.
The digital studio revealed new trailers as well as details for Battlefield One, the first world war-era setting of its headline shooter title. EA demonstrates the video game’s new option to live-stream a 64-player multiplayer version.
In the press event, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, to promote the new game, made a brief appearance in London.
Gaming giants Sony and Microsoft – manufacturers of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles – will both hold their own showcase events on Monday before E3 opens officially.
The grand event was attended by over 50,000 media, developers and exhibitors as the biggest video games of the upcoming 12 months are viewed for the first time.
We are expecting that Microsoft would unveil a new, slimmer version of the Xbox One console. According to the images leaked online, it is believed that the new console will bed called the One S and cut down 60% of size from the earlier one. It will also support 4K definition video output.
Three new Star Wars games will be released over the next two years, including content taken from the new series of movies, confirmed EA.
EA had earlier leaked a new Titanfall II trailer, which featured the newly added single-player story campaign. However, chief executive of Spawn Entertainment, Vince Campella stressed more on the multiplayer, with in-game footage showing more dynamic titans and new gadgets, in a statement.