Microsoft's E3 press event to feature more games, fewer execs

Corporate VP Phil Spencer says the firm has plenty lined up

Microsoft Studios corporate VP Phil Spencer has assured fans that this year's E3 Xbox press briefing will be heavily focused on new game content.

When asked via Twitter today if Microsoft's presentation will be "as game focused as last year", Spencer replied, "Yes, I think you'll see very few execs."


"We are already over our 90 minute time limit and having to move stuff out of show," added Spencer - a promising sign for those eager to see what the firm has in store for Xbox One in the coming year.

Microsoft use this week's GDC show in San Francisco to unveil its new DirectX 12 software. The next generation version of Microsoft's DirectX API was revealed to an industry audience on Thursday.

Anuj Gosalia, development manager for graphics at Microsoft, claimed that DirectX 12 will work in some form across all Microsoft platforms; A position in line with the corporation's ethos of uniting tablets, computers and games consoles with the same operating systems.