Microsoft announces Gamescom 2015 details; Crackdown, Quantum Break, and Scalebound confirmed

Microsoft has revealed its plans for Gamescom 2015, which includes the date and time of its Xbox briefing and some of the games we can expect to see during the show.


Microsoft has confirmed the date and time its Gamescom 2015 press conference will be taking place as well as what titles will be available at the show.

Microsoft’s Gamescom 2015 Xbox briefing will take place on August 4 at 7am PT / 10am ET and will be showcasing Scalebound, Quantum Break, and Crackdown, which were missing from its E3 lineup this year. The Xbox briefing will be available to view on Xbox One,, Xbox 360, and Windows Phone, although we’re sure it’ll also be available on some streaming-video service like Twitch and maybe even YouTube Gaming.

In addition to Scalebound, Quantum Break, and Crackdown, Microsoft also plans to take a closer look at some of its other upcoming games, which we’re sure will include more content for Halo 5: Guardians, Forza Motorsport 6, and Rise of the Tomb Raider. Speaking of which, those games will be available for hands-on demos at the Xbox booth.

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      June 30, 2015 9:48 AM

      4 player co-op in crackdown again pleeeease!

      Also maybe release it on PC because my friends and I don't want xbones?

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      June 30, 2015 9:49 AM

      I hope Quantum Break comes out for PC, you know Microsofts push to support PC yeah I'm soo sure we'll get it

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        June 30, 2015 11:05 AM

        100% this ^^^ I would love it on the PC as well it looks so awesome.

        Looking forward to the show should be good.

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      June 30, 2015 9:54 AM

      super curious to see what crackdown looks like.

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        June 30, 2015 9:56 AM

        yeah loved the first two

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        June 30, 2015 10:17 AM

        c:\users\supercoolprogrammer\visual basic 6.0 projects\Crackdown1_1
        Oops, forgot about that
        Rename Crackdown1_1 to Crackdown2
        Right click, Copy
        Rename Crackdown2_1 to Crackdown3
        Go into to Crackdown3 folder
        edit settings.ini
        Open up Nero Burning ROM


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        June 30, 2015 11:47 AM

        I loved the first one. The second was good but seemed to be missing...something. I don't know what. Still enjoyed it though. Hope the third is good! :D

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          June 30, 2015 2:53 PM

          The first made you feel like a bad ass because it built you up and gave you the world to do as you please. The second skipped all that.

          It'd be like if in Fable you started out grown up and finishing the heroes guild rather than start from as a kid with shit happening to you and a dude telling you that you're destined for badassery.

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            June 30, 2015 3:22 PM

            This is probably the main thing! I also wasn't a huge fan of the zombie mechanic in Crackdown 2. I mean, it wasn't terrible. It was fun at first. But after a while it was just a chore. I think I really preferred the gang mechanic in the first one.

            I also really missed the transforming vehicles. Yeah, the main fun in the game is hopping around like a superhero, but the vehicles that scaled with the player and got more badass over time were also a lot of fun.

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          June 30, 2015 3:24 PM

          First one is my fav 360 game, 2nd one they did something to the targeting and combat controls, I tried to play it but the changes were so frustrating I shut it off and got rid of it.

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          July 1, 2015 5:50 PM

          The second missed proper boss fights and was a lazy map rehash with zombies.

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      June 30, 2015 11:42 AM

      Fuck yeah Crackdown.

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      June 30, 2015 12:54 PM

      Crackdown 2 was poop, especially after playing Saints Row 3. Hope they get it right this time.

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      June 30, 2015 2:38 PM

      Are they going to confirm this conformation in a few weeks.

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      June 30, 2015 4:17 PM

      Sunset Overdrive for PC? Halo Anniversary Collection for PC? Those would be awesome.