That’s more like it: UK retail ‘delighted’ as E3 delivers the games

Christopher Dring
That’s more like it: UK retail ‘delighted’ as E3 delivers the games

UK retailers have hailed a ‘momentous' E3, as the event delivered on the games the industry desperately needed.

Big titles such as Uncharted 4, Zelda, The Division, Dead Island 2 and Quantum Break had all been moved out of 2015 earlier this year, leading stores to tell MCV that E3 had to provide more games to bolster a lean release schedule.

The show saw a number of major announcements, including a fourth Fallout title that will arrive on November 10th, plus huge new releases that will be landing on shelves from as early as August.

We are delighted,” said GAME UK Retail MD Charlotte Knight. The more regular this content the better for GAME and for engaging our community who tell us that they want regular new releases.

It also offers the chance to give each title bespoke marketing campaigns when we do not see a collision of content launches. October and November is traditionally a crowded period, so we completely support earlier releases.”

A leading buyer at a major retailer added: This has been a momentous E3. From August onwards, there's just a regular stream of great triple-A content. A real win for the games industry.”

COMING SOON: THE HIGHLIGHTS

Rare Replay Aug 4th, 2015

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Aug 25th, 2015

Until Dawn Aug 26th, 2015

Dishonored: Definitive Edition Aug 28th, 2015

Metal Gear Solid V Sep 1st, 2015

Mad Max Sep 4th, 2015

Tearaway Unfolded Sep 11th, 2015

Super Mario Maker Sep 11th, 2015

Forza Motorsport 6 Sep 15th, 2015

Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 Sep 18th, 2015

FIFA 16 Sep 25th, 2015

Skylanders Superchargers Sep 25th, 2015

LEGO Dimensions Sep 29th, 2015

Rock Band 4 Oct 6th, 2015

Uncharted: Nathan Drake Collection Oct 9th

Rainbow Six: Siege Oct 13th, 2015

Guitar Hero Live Oct 20th, 2015

Assassin's Creed Syndicate Oct 23rd, 2015

Halo 5: Guardians Oct 27th, 2015

Need for Speed Nov 3rd, 2015

Call of Duty: Black Ops III Nov 6th, 2015

Fallout 4 Nov 10th, 2015

Rise of the Tomb Raider Nov 10th, 2015

Star Wars Battlefront Nov 20th, 2015

Trackmania Turbo Nov 27th, 2015

XCOM 2 Nov, 2015

Disney Infinity 3.0 Q3/Q4, 2015

Just Cause 3 Dec 1st, 2015

Xenoblade Chronicles X Dec 4th, 2015

Hitman Dec 8th, 2015

StarFox Zero Q4, 2015

Mario Tennis Ultra Smash Q4, 2015

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 2015

Dark Souls III Early 2016

Mirror's Edge Catalyst Feb 23rd, 2016

Tom Clancy's The Division Mar 8th, 2016

Project Morpheus Q1/Q2, 2016

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 Spring, 2016

Dishonored 2 Spring, 2016

Doom Spring, 2016

ReCore Spring, 2016

Ratchet & Clank Spring, 2016

Uncharted 4 Spring, 2016

Street Fighter V Spring, 2016

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