Microsoft dates Gamescom 2014 media briefing with teaser trailer

Microsoft has dated the Xbox Gamescom 2014 media briefing for Tuesday August 12.

The company is planning a number of announcements and trailers for the event, which will kick off at 1pm BST/2pm CEST/8am EDT/5am PDT.

Among other planned reveals, Remedy will demo key Quantum Break gameplay elements for the first time at Gamescom.

Microsoft used Gamescom 2013 to make a number of significant announcements. The company confirmed the Xbox One launch line-up, announced that the system would be released with a free copy of FIFA 14 in Europe, and revealed Fable Legends for the console.

Exclusive content for FIFA 14 and The Division - both before and after release in the latter's case - was also confirmed.

Killer Instinct's pricing structure was detailed too, while it was announced that Peggle 2 and Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare would be released first on Xbox platforms.

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Konami, Square Enix and Deep Silver recently confirmed their Gamescom line-ups, while the PlayStation press conference will take place on the evening of August 12.