Microsoft’s Best Lineup for 2016

Even if Sony is leading the sale numbers the past few months. Microsoft also has one of the best lineup of games this year. That includes Halo 5: Guardians, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Gears of War Ultimate Edition, and Forza Motorsport 6.

According to the article published by David Scammell from, Microsoft teased its Xbox One 2016 lineup at the Credit Suisse Technology Conference in Arizona yesterday. And with this, Microsoft’s marketing executive, Yusuf Mehdi, had this to say at the conference:

And it’s on the back of the greatest games lineup in Xbox history,” he said. “So if you like to game, this is the year to get an Xbox. We have Halo 5 launching. We have Minecraft on Xbox. We have Gears of War, Tomb Raider. The best lineup; next year will also be the best lineup.

The list of “best” lineups for 2016 will highlight the upcoming Quantum Break, Scalebound, Gears of War 4 (which is also teased to be released on PC), Halo Wars 2, and Recore. But this doesn’t mean Sony will just focus on their console sales, they also have their strong lineup that will come in 2016. Sony announced that they will release Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, Street Fighter V, Guerilla Games’ Horizon: Zero Dawn, the biggest game No Man’s Sky, Ratchet & Clank, and the ever waited The Last Guardian on the PS4 this 2016.

Putting aside exclusive titles, there are games that will also be released on both the Xbox One and PS4. The highlights for 2016 on multiplatform are Ubisoft’s mid-crisis The Division, Dark Souls III, Deus Ex: Mankind, Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst, Final Fantasy XV, Mass Effect Andromeda, and Hitman. This will also include Rise of the Tomb Raider since its only a timed-exclusive on the Xbox One.

Looks like it’s another good year in gaming! It’s December and Christmas is coming, will you be getting a PS4 or Xbox One? Now it’s time to choose!


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