Bonnie Ross, head of 343 Industries, introduces the "Halo 5: Guardians" video game during Microsoft's Xbox media briefing before the opening day of the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles on June 15, 2015. AFP PHOTO/MARK RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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By Alex Fitzpatrick
June 15, 2015

Microsoft had a plethora of Xbox news at E3 2015 on Monday dealing with titles from Halo 5 to Minecraft. Here’s a roundup of everything you might have missed:

Xbox One is getting backward compatibility. It will launch with 100 titles later this year and let you play the Xbox 360 games you already own for free.

Halo 5: Guardians has a new multiplayer mode. It’s called “Warzone,” and it looks like the Battlefield series, with 24-player modes and maps that are up to four times bigger. Halo 5 is out Oct. 27.

Microsoft is making a new Xbox One controller. The “Wireless Elite” has highly customizable buttons and works with Windows 10 as well:

Forza 6 has a release date. It’s out Sept. 16. Get ready to drive real fast, again.

So does Dark Souls III. Well, it’s “early 2016.”

Gears of War 4 is coming out for “holiday 2016.” Here’s a gameplay preview, while a remastered version of the original is out today to tide you over.

You’ll be able to play some Xbox One games before they’re finished. It’s called Xbox One Game Preview and it’s similar to what Steam does with Early Access.

Microsoft rebuilt Minecraft for the HoloLens. And it looks flipping fantastic.

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