Xbox One To Be Playable At San Diego Comic Con

by Mike Futter on Jul 12, 2013 at 11:41 AM

Earlier today we shared that Sony is bringing the PlayStation 4 to San Diego Comic Con next week. Microsoft is also treating attendees with the first hands-on opportunity for the Xbox One.

Confirmed titles include Ryse: Son of Rome and Killer Instinct in the Xbox Booth (#100). Other games will be available also.

In the Xbox Lounge (located in the Manchester Grand Hyatt), will offer more than ten titles, including Dead Rising 3, Halo: Spartan Assault, and the first hands-on opportunity with Halo 4 Champions Bundle. 2K Games, Capcom, Disney Interactive, Konami, Ubisoft, and Warner Brothers will also have games in the lounge.

Microsoft is also hosting a number of panels, as follows:

Inside the Looking Glass: Building “Halo” Worlds and Wonders, Past, Present and Future
Room 6BCF, San Diego Convention Center 
Thursday, July 18, 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Bringing the Roman Empire to Life on Xbox One: The Creation of “Ryse: Son of Rome” 
Room 7AB, San Diego Convention Center 
Thursday, July 18, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

The Future of Xbox Gaming Revealed
Room 6A, San Diego Convention Center 
Saturday, July 20, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

The Video Game Culture of Zombies: How “Dead Rising 3” on Xbox One Kicks Off a New Generation of Mayhem 
Room 5AB, San Diego Convention Center 
Saturday, July 20, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

[Source: Major Nelson]


Our Take
This is a great year to be a gamer attending San Diego Comic Con. You've heard us share our thoughts about each of the consoles, but nothing compares to getting your hands on them yourself. If you're planning to go, please do let us know what you think of the Xbox One, the PlayStation 4, and most importantly, the games.