Live Blog

Don Mattrick is on stage.
The new Xbox is called Xbox One.

Microsoft unveils the Xbox One

"It must be simple, instant, and complete."

Microsoft unveils the Xbox One

Microsoft is touting the system's cable TV connectivity and Skype capability.

Features:
8GB RAM
USB 3.0
64 bit architecture
Variable power states
Near-silent operation

Microsoft unveils the Xbox One

"Three operating systems in one."
"A dedicated game DVR."

Microsoft unveils the Xbox One

Kinect has a 1080p wide-angle camera.
SmartGlass mentioned briefly - will be built-in.
Cloud saves for music, movies, games.

Microsoft unveils the Xbox One

There have been 40 innovations to the Xbox controller.
Dynamic impulse triggers will allow feedback through the triggers themselves.

Microsoft unveils the Xbox One

Xbox Live has been "completely redefined".
300,000 servers for Xbox Live.

An editor for game recordings is built-in.

Microsoft unveils the Xbox One

EA's Andrew Wilson takes the stage.
EA Sports: FIFA, Madden NFL, UFC, NBA Live all underway for Xbox One.
EA Sports Ignite is EA's new sports game engine.
There will be 3D crowds, dynamic sidelines, and a "daily stream of new content that impacts the game".
There will be exclusive content on Xbox One.

Microsoft unveils the Xbox One

Microsoft Studios' Phil Spencer is on stage.
"[Xbox One] will broaden the landscape and canvas" for game devs.
A clip of Forza 5 plays.
Forza 5 is a launch title.
"Visuals so real you'll see the imperfections and the effects of time and weather on the world around you."
New game from Microsoft Studios: Quantum One.
A small girl has a special power of some sort.
Now things are exploding.

Microsoft unveils the Xbox One

Plans for more than 15 exclusive games in the console's first year, eight of whch are brand new franchises.

Xbox Entertainment Studios' Nancy Tellem takes the stage.
Dev teams using "the magic and science" of Xbox.
SHE SAID HALO

Microsoft unveils the Xbox One

343 Studios head Bonnie Ross is on stage.
A live Action Halo television series has been announced.
Steven Spielberg is involved.

Microsoft unveils the Xbox One

He's "incredibly excited".
It will be a premium TV series.

Microsoft unveils the Xbox One

A "game changing" partnership with the NFL will change the way sports are watched.
"We'll have exclusive content that we'll use with Smart Glass, with Kinect..."
Fantasy Football applications are laid over live broadcasts.
Taunt friends via Skype, flick between your fantasy stats and the live game, or have stats on the right hand side of your screen.

Wait, this is finishing already?
Don Mattrick is back on stage.
Launching "around the world" later this year.

Microsoft unveils the Xbox One

Game details at E3.

Exclusive Xbox Call of Duty DLC, or perhaps just get it first.
Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg is on stage.
COD: Ghosts

Microsoft unveils the Xbox One

Infinity Ward: new story, characters, world.
Stephen Gaghan (the movie Traffic) helped with the writing.
Now with dogs.
New engine, unsurprisingly.
"Gameplay drives tech."
You can lean and slide.
"Interactive smoke."
"Fish move out of the way when you get close to them."
Revamped multiplayer. Dynamic maps.
Character customisation will be deeper.
60 FPS

Microsoft unveils the Xbox One

Ghosts will be emotional, apparently.
Comparison video: MW3 vs Ghosts
They scanned a dog.
Arm hairs, bruising, cuts, dirt under fingernails all visible.
COD: Ghosts gameplay running in-engine.
"All we have is each other." Aw, you guys.
"Soldiers stand against their enemies, but ghosts... haunt them."
Things are getting explode-y.
"We are all we've got."
Show's over.

Countdown timer for E3 pops up on screen.