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Xbox Unveils its Biggest Exclusive Games Lineup Ever

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A packed vacation line-up, two unique Bethesda video games coming subsequent 12 months, and extra.

For greater than 20 years, Team Xbox has centered on making Xbox a spot the place followers will discover nice video games, devoted builders, and probably the most passionate neighborhood on the planet. We are all on a mission to convey the enjoyment and neighborhood of gaming to everybody on the planet and that’s why we put gamers on the middle of the whole lot that we do. Together, all of us make Xbox the very best place to play.

Today, on the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase, we gave our followers a better take a look at the subsequent period of gaming, revealing worlds beforehand thought not possible and delivering the ability of video games to everybody, in all places. Over the course of the present, we pulled the curtain again on thirty titles, 27 of which shall be included with Xbox Game Pass.

Our rising household of 23 studios is dedicated to advancing the medium all of us love, so we have been completely happy to share that now via the tip of the 12 months, you may sit up for back-to-back month-to-month releases coming to Xbox Game Pass on day one, led by a file 5 new titles from Xbox Game Studios this vacation, together with Halo Infinite. As not too long ago mentioned by Head of Xbox Game Studios Matt Booty, that is simply a part of our dedication to constructing the very best, highest-quality, and most various online game line-up on the planet.

You’ll see many video games this vacation, together with Forza Horizon 5, which can boast DirectX Raytracing on each Xbox Series X and S, and Battlefield 2042, which can run at 60fps whereas supporting 128 gamers on Xbox Series X|S. Some video games launching subsequent 12 months from our first social gathering studios and companions, comparable to Starfield, Redfall, and S.T.A.L.Okay.E.R. 2 require the velocity, efficiency, and expertise of Xbox Series X|S. We’re excited to see builders notice their visions in ways in which solely next-gen {hardware} will permit them to do. For the hundreds of thousands of people that play on Xbox One consoles right now, we’re trying ahead to sharing extra about how we are going to convey many of those next-gen video games, comparable to Microsoft Flight Simulator, to your console via Xbox Cloud Gaming, identical to we do with cellular gadgets, tablets, and browsers.

We are additionally excited to announce the upcoming Xbox Games Showcase: Extended. This particular showcase, hosted by Kinda Funny Xcast’s and Gamertag Radio’s, Parris Lilly, will air on Thursday, June 17 at 10:00 AM PT. It will characteristic conversations with builders from studios like Double Fine, Obsidian, Ninja Theory, Rare, and our proficient dev companions from world wide.

So, with out additional ado, let’s check out the video games proven in the course of the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase.

The Biggest, Exclusive Games

During the present, we introduced a stellar line-up of AAA titles, together with numerous must-play titles from Xbox Games Studios and Bethesda that shall be out there with Xbox Game Pass on the day they launch.

Immerse Yourself in Mexico in Forza Horizon 5 and Experience Our Largest, Most Diverse Open World Ever

The final Forza Horizon journey awaits. In Forza Horizon 5, discover the colourful and ever-evolving open world landscapes of Mexico with limitless, enjoyable driving motion in a whole lot of the world’s best automobiles. This extremely anticipated follow-up arrives on November 9 on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles; PC on Windows and Steam; and Xbox Game Pass together with console, PC, and Cloud Gaming (Beta). Explore the colourful, ever-evolving landscapes of Mexico with limitless driving motion! 

A First Look at Halo Infinite Free-to-Play Multiplayer Gameplay 

During the present, 343 Industries shared a world premiere of Halo Infinite’s multiplayer gameplay. Halo’s legendary multiplayer fight returns reimagined and evolving over time with seasonal updates, new modes and maps, and neighborhood centered content material. Players can discover infinite fight prospects by mixing and matching a wealthy number of on-map weapons and tools to expertise distinctive gameplay that feels distinctly Halo. Coming on day one with Xbox Game Pass on PC, Console, and cloud gaming (Beta). And for the primary time, Halo multiplayer goes free-to-play, inviting hundreds of thousands of avid gamers throughout Xbox consoles, cloud, and PC to hitch the battle.  

Redfall Revealed, Coming Exclusively to Xbox Series X|S and PC

Redfall is a brand new co-op, open-world first-person shooter from Arkane Austin, the award-winning workforce behind Prey and Dishonored. Play it solo or workforce up with as many as three pals to tackle a legion of vampires which have overtaken the once-quaint island city of Redfall. In signature Arkane type, you’ll select your path throughout the island and thru the vampire plenty as you uncover what prompted this plague of bloodsuckers and put an finish to the risk.

Starfield Arrives Exclusively on Xbox Series X|S and PC on 11.11.22

Starfield is the primary new universe in 25 years from Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning creators of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Fallout 4. In this subsequent technology role-playing sport set amongst the celebrities, create any character you need and discover with unparalleled freedom as you embark on an epic journey to reply humanity’s best thriller.

Explore a Terrifying, Ever-Changing Open World in S.T.A.L.Okay.E.R. 2

The award-winning PC franchise beloved by hundreds of thousands of gamers is making a real next-gen console debut with S.T.A.L.Okay.E.R. 2. Experience a novel mix of first-person shooter, immersive sim and horror. The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone is a novel, harmful and ever-changing setting. It guarantees lots — the artifacts of unbelievable worth will be yours for those who dare to say them. The value you might pay, however, is at least your individual life. One of the largest open worlds thus far, full of radiation, mutants and anomalies, is yours to discover. All the alternatives throughout the best way not solely outline your individual epic story, however affect the longer term itself. Be aware about what you see, do and plan, as you’ll have to discover your means via the Zone or be endlessly misplaced to it. Experience the thrills on day one with Xbox Game Pass.

Amazing Additions to Xbox Game Pass

Those blockbuster exclusives from Xbox and Bethesda aren’t the one ones coming to Xbox Game Pass: we additionally introduced a ton of titles from our studios and companions coming to Game Pass beginning this 12 months.

Age of Empires IV launching October 28 on PCwith Xbox Game Pass, Available for Pre-order Now  
Age of Empires IV is coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC and Ultimate, Windows Store and Steam on October 28! Our trailer revealed two new launch civilizations – the Abbasid Dynasty and the French. The workforce additionally showcased the 100 Years War marketing campaign with historical past icon Joan of Arc; the marketing campaign will permit gamers to expertise this long-fought battle between England and France. Finally, the battle took to the water within the first take a look at naval fight! With a lot lined, discover out extra at ageofempires.com.

Microsoft Flight Simulator Lands on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox Game Pass on July 27 
At the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase, we introduced that Microsoft Flight Simulator will take flight on the Xbox Series X|S on July 27 and shall be included with Xbox Game Pass. The Microsoft Flight Simulator workforce additionally proudly introduced a free Top Gun: Maverick growth launching alongside the brand new Top Gun: Maverick film on November 19, 2021 so you may expertise first-hand what it’s prefer to be a U.S. Navy Top Gun. As we proceed including to the expertise with free World Updates, themed DLCs, and true-to-life plane, Xbox Series X|S simmers will take pleasure in these updates on console as properly.

Back 4 Blood (Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment / Turtle Rock Studios)

Back 4 Blood is an exciting cooperative first-person shooter from the creators of the critically acclaimed Left 4 Dead franchise.  Experience the extreme 4 participant co-op narrative marketing campaign, aggressive multiplayer as human or Ridden, and frenetic gameplay that retains you within the motion. Coming on day one with Xbox Game Pass on PC, cloud, and console.

Hades (Supergiant Games)

Recipient of greater than 50 Game of the Year awards! In this rogue-like dungeon crawler, you’ll wield the powers and mythic weapons of Olympus to interrupt free from the clutches of the god of the useless himself, whereas rising stronger and unraveling extra of the story with every distinctive escape try.

Among Us is Coming to Xbox Series X|S by way of Xbox Game Pass Later This Year

Need a primer on a sport that’s been dominating the world with over half a billion gamers? We acquired you. Among Us is a web-based, 4-10 particular person multiplayer sport that has you and your mates trying to arrange your spaceship for departure. Work collectively and full your duties rapidly however beware… there could also be impostors aboard! Among Us is all about communication, teamwork, betrayal, and deceit. Who knew sneaking round, accusing your mates of homicide, and being incorrect may very well be so enjoyable?

Yakuza Like a Dragon (Sega / Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio)

Available right now with Xbox Game Pass on PC, cloud and Console! Become Ichiban Kasuga, a low-ranking yakuza grunt left getting ready to demise by the person he trusted most. Take up your legendary bat and prepare to crack some underworld skulls in dynamic RPG fight set towards the backdrop of modern-day Japan in Yakuza: Like a Dragon.

Even More Games and New Experiences to Look Forward to This Year and Next

Want extra? Well good, as a result of we’ve acquired extra! We shared particulars a bunch of titles that you simply’ll have the ability to play later this 12 months and in 2022.

Double Fine Reveals Psychonauts 2 Launch Date and Pre-order Availability with New Trailer 
Today, by way of video trailer proven in the course of the broadcast, we introduced that Psychonauts 2 will launch on August 25, 2021! Razputin Aquato, skilled acrobat and highly effective younger psychic, has realized his lifelong dream of becoming a member of the worldwide psychic espionage group referred to as the Psychonauts! But these psychic tremendous spies are in hassle. Their chief hasn’t been the identical since he was kidnapped, and what’s worse, there’s a mole hiding of their headquarters. Raz should use his powers to cease the mole earlier than they execute their secret plan—to convey the murderous psychic villain, Maligula, again from the useless. Play Psychonauts 2 on day one with Xbox Game Pass!

Grounded Gets Its Largest Update Yet 

Today we shared a wide range of quality-of-life enhancements, together with an enormous fan request, the power to take a seat in chairs! We additionally introduced new base constructing and weapon upgrades, the Demon Orb Weaver Spider, new Burg.L Missions, pets, and extra! 

Obsidian Announces The Outer Worlds 2 
Today, we introduced that Obsidian Entertainment is bringing a sequel to The Outer Worlds franchise with The Outer Worlds 2. Taking place in a brand new star system with a brand new crew, we’re excited to share extra particulars with our neighborhood sooner or later. Fans of The Outer Worlds ought to all the time bear in mind – It’s not the only option. It’s Spacer’s Choice. Coming day one with Xbox Game Pass. 

Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean Sails into Sea of Thieves within the Ultimate Pirate Crossover

The Season Three replace launches later this month, and with it comes Sea of Thieves: A Pirate’s Life – an epic unique story that brings Captain Jack Sparrow and his crew crusing in from past the horizon to spark new adventures spanning 5 narrative-driven Tall Tales. For extra particulars, learn our full Sea of Thieves: A Pirate’s Life weblog put up.

The Elder Scrolls Online | Console Enhanced Releases June 15 & Blackwood Chapter Out Now

The Elder Scrolls Online: Console Enhanced arrives on June 15 and shall be a free base-game replace for all ESO house owners. Taking full benefit of the native energy of the Xbox X|S, Console Enhanced provides you the choice to run the sport at full 4K or 60FPS. It additionally consists of enhancements to attract distance, textures, reflections, shadows, load occasions and extra. ESO has by no means regarded or performed higher on console. 

Fallout 76 Gets Steel Reign Update, a Free Week, and Reveals Expeditions: The Pitt

It’s by no means a boring second in Appalachia. Whether you’ve simply emerged from the Vault or been settling the world since launch, Fallout 76 has a ton of thrilling content material coming to a wasteland close to you. There’s an all-new Steel Reign questline, an upcoming Free Week and gross sales, plus the reveal of Expeditions: The Pitt.

DOOM Eternal Free Next-Gen Update Arrives June 29

DOOM Eternal’s subsequent gen replace arrives for Xbox Series X|S and on June 29. This free replace optimizes DOOM Eternal for next-gen machines, providing improved visuals, elevated efficiency and help for raytracing, or 4K decision at 60 frames per second, or an non-obligatory 120 FPS mode. 

Xbox and Avalanche Studios Announces Its Next New Exclusive IP: Contraband  

From Avalanche Studios, the creators of Just Cause, Contrabandis a co-op smuggler’s paradise set within the fictional world of Seventies Bayan. Coming day one with Xbox Game Pass!

Far Cry 6 (Ubisoft)

Welcome to Yara, a tropical paradise frozen in time. Far Cry 6 immerses gamers into the adrenaline-filled world of a modern-day guerrilla revolution. As dictator of Yara, Antón Castillo is intent on restoring his nation again to its former glory by any means, together with his son, Diego, following in his bloody footsteps. Playing as native Yaran Dani Rojas, be part of revolutionary group Libertad and battle your method to Esperanza to take down Antón Castillo and his oppressive regime.

Battlefield 2042 (Electronic Arts / DICE)

A groundbreaking first-person shooter set to revolutionize the trendy multiplayer sandbox. The sport drops gamers right into a near-future, all-out-war expertise that features the franchise’s hallmark, game-changing destruction. Featuring matches on maps optimized for 64 gamers on Xbox One, then as much as 128 gamers on Xbox Series X|S, this unprecedented scale provides a brand new dimension to multiplayer battles. Battlefield 2042 additionally ups the motion with the inclusion of real-time occasions that reshape the battlefield and tactical fight. All new weapons, autos and devices give gamers the liberty to be strategic and create jaw-dropping, only-in-Battlefield moments.

Diablo II: Resurrected (Blizzard Entertainment)

Diablo II: Resurrected is the definitive remastering of Diablo II and its Lord of Destruction growth—two hallmark entries in Blizzard Entertainment’s genre-defining motion role-playing collection. New and veteran gamers alike can now expertise Diablo II’s timeless gameplay with fashionable visuals and audio that reap the benefits of right now’s gaming {hardware}. Diablo II: Resurrected is coming to Windows PC, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One on September 23, 2021. The Diablo II: Resurrected multiplayer open beta check, coming in August, will permit Xbox and PC avid gamers the chance to get in early and check out the sport with their pals for a restricted time.

A Plague Tale: Requiem (Focus Home Interactive / Asobo Studio)

Following from the primary, award-winning journey, embark with Amicia and her brother Hugo on an intense new quest for hope, as a terrifying curse hunts them down. Sacrifice your innocence to avoid wasting the one you like, dealing with the savagery of a collapsing world because it’s overwhelmed in a sea of enamel and claws. A Plague Tale: Requiem is arriving on Xbox Series X|S and in addition with Xbox Game Pass day one in 2022.

Party Animals (Recreate Games)

Fight with or towards your mates in Party Animals! Choose your character from a various forged of lovely animals as you battle it out throughout a number of sport modes to be the final one left standing within the final aggressive brawler. Paw up, seize a plunger, and prepare to social gathering like an animal. Play day one with Xbox Game Pass.

Twelve Minutes (Annapurna Interactive / Luis Antonio)

A romantic night takes a incorrect flip when a police detective breaks into your property, accuses your spouse of homicide, and knocks you unconscious. In a heartbeat, you’re instantly returned to the beginning of the night earlier than all of it occurs many times. An actual-time, interactive thriller, the place you will have to make use of the data of what’s about to occur, to alter the result and break the twelve-minutes loop. Coming day one with Xbox Game Pass, together with PC, cloud, and console.

The Ascent (Curve Digital / Neon Giant)

The Ascent is a solo and co-op Action-shooter RPG set in a cyberpunk world. The mega company that owns you and everybody, The Ascent Group, has simply collapsed. Can you survive with out it? The Ascent is solely playable in solo or co-op (on-line and native) as much as 4 gamers and out there day one with Xbox Game Pass on PC, cloud, and console.

Atomic Heart (Mundfish)

Atomic Heart is an motion RPG that takes place within the Soviet Union in an alternate actuality someday in 1955, the place expertise just like the web, holograms and robots have already been invented. The most important protagonist is a particular agent known as P-3, who is distributed by the federal government to analyze a producing facility that has fallen silent. Day one with Xbox Game Pass!

Somerville (Jumpship)

In the wake of disaster you have to discover the means to make your loved ones entire once more. Somerville is a Sci-Fi journey grounded within the intimate repercussions of huge scale battle. Immerse your self in a home made narrative expertise set throughout a vivid rural panorama. Navigate your means via the perilous terrain forward of you to unravel the mysteries of Earth’s guests. Play day one with Xbox Game Pass.

Shredders (FoamPunch, I-Illusions, Let it Roll)

Break into the snowboarding occasion of the 12 months to drag off one of the crucial insane tips possible, all for the hope of scoring a wildcard entry to an unique invitational. Master the artwork of park using, buttering, rails and big kickers and earn your home on the planet of snowboarding. A love letter to snowboarding, Shredders takes inspiration from snowboarding motion pictures, the Amped video games from the unique Xbox, and the snowboarding heroes on social media. Shredders is a undertaking fed by ardour and constructed to shine on Xbox Series X|S, and shall be out there day one with Xbox Game Pass

Slime Rancher 2 (Monomi Park)

Slime Rancher 2 is a sequel to the award-winning, smash-hit Slime Rancher that has been loved by over 10 million followers worldwide. Continue the adventures of Beatrix LeBeau as she journeys to Rainbow Island, a mysterious land brimming with historical expertise, unknown pure assets, and an avalanche of wiggling, jiggling, new slimes to find. As Beatrix makes an attempt to unravel the island’s secrets and techniques and uncover its true goal, she’ll construct, ranch, and farm inside a gorgeous conservatory, whose glowing glass partitions give her full view of the prismatic paradise she now calls dwelling. Play day one with Xbox Game Pass.

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes (505 Games / Rabbit & Bear)

In Eiyuden Chronicles: Hundred Heroes take your turn-based technique sport expertise to the subsequent degree with a high-quality crafted 6-character battle system. Utilizing meticulously created 2D sprites and delightful 3D backgrounds, Rabbit & Bear Studios delivers a riveting story and gameplay not like any JRPG that has come earlier than. Eiyuden Chronicles: Hundred Heroes is designed to convey gamers a contemporary tackle a traditional JRPG expertise. Get prepared to steer 100+ playable characters via a war-torn world solely it can save you.  Both video games are coming day one to Xbox Game Pass.

Replaced (Coatsink / Sad Cat Studios)

Replaced is a 2.5D sci-fi retro-futuristic motion platformer the place you play as R.E.A.C.H – a synthetic intelligence trapped in a human physique towards its personal will. Replaced combines cinematic platformer, pixel artwork, and free-flow motion fight with a deep participating dystopian story set in an alternate 1980’s. Explore and uncover the mysteries in and round Phoenix-City from the angle of R.E.A.C.H. who’s studying be human in a society that has taken a flip for the worst. Everything is dominated by corruption and greed, The ones in energy see people and their organs as nothing extra than simply foreign money. Discover the darkish secrets and techniques of Phoenix-City. Define your shared future. Play day one with Xbox Game Pass.

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