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On the heels of Xbox 360 backward compatibility and Fallout 4 mods, Microsoft made another announcement at its Electronic Entertainment Expo even that could change the industry.
Early-access games are coming to Xbox One. Starting today, you can buy early versions of space-sim Elite: Dangerous as well as survival game The Long Dark. Soon, the open-world zombie survival sim Day Z and (another) survival game Sheltered. These games are not finished, but developers can start selling them to make money to help fund their development.
Elite and The Long Dark will debut on the Xbox One Game Store at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time today.
In addition to the four existing games, Microsoft also invited Day Z creator Dean Hall to show off his new game, Ion, which he is working on with his new studio: