The Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase is finally over and packed to the brim with new game announcements and updates. Microsoft has taken the stage to announce new details on Halo Infinite, the new Forza Horizon game, and more from other third-party developers. On the other hand, Bethesda showcased a new Starfield trailer, a new game from Arkane Studios, and detailed updates to several existing games such as Fallout 76 and The Elder Scrolls Online. Suffice it to say that both companies demonstrated all their best qualities at the exhibition, presenting a lot of new games that can be expected this year and in the future. Below we have collected all the news so that you can find out about everything that happened.
You can revisit the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase demo in the box above. The presentation is also available on both Twitch and YouTube.
Starfield will be released in 2022
Bethesda has finally announced the release date for Starfield in a short trailer detailing how the astronaut prepares to take off from an alien planet. All this time, a monologue sounds, in which they discuss the endless boundaries of space. The game will be an Xbox exclusive and will appear in Game Pass on Day 1.
Debut gameplay footage for Stalker 2; Release date confirmed
Microsoft gave us a glimpse of the debut footage of Stalker 2: Heart of Chernobyl. It is the sequel to the cult fan-favorite 2007 post-apocalyptic first-person shooter that has made a big impact on the Metro franchise in its own right.
New Back 4 Blood Trailer
A new trailer featuring the Back 4 Blood PvP mode has been showcased, giving us even more insight into the upcoming successor to Left 4 Dead. According to Microsoft, it will appear on Game Pass on the first day.
The new game was briefly announced. The trailer, developed by Avalanche Studios, was relatively vague about its premise, but we know it will be an open-world co-op game.
New game trailer for Battlefield 2042
EA may not be participating in E3 2021, but it has provided Microsoft with a new Battlefield 2042 trailer to showcase at the event. These shots allowed us to get a closer look at how the game will play.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon
The Yakuza franchise continues to solidify its position on Xbox platforms with the release of Yakuza: Like a Dragon on Xbox Game Pass. These are, in fact, collected all the main recordings in the series, which leaves you with little chance of missing the iconic Japanese crime-drama action Sega.
12 Minutes – release date
The upcoming top-down indie puzzle thriller 12 Minutes has a release date.
New trailer for Psychonauts 2; Release date confirmed
After several delays, we finally know when Psychonauts 2 will be released. Along with the release date, we also saw a new trailer for the upcoming platformer.
Doom Eternal Receives Update For Next Gen Consoles
Like many other Bethesda games, Doom Eternal will receive a free next-gen update available exclusively for Xbox Series X. It will be optimized for the console with 60fps and ray tracing.
Somerville is a new atmospheric, indie platformer due in 2022
Somerville is an upcoming atmospheric indie platformer developed by Jumpship, a studio co-founded with Playdead’s Dino Patti, who worked on the aforementioned Limbo and Inside.
New additions to Fallout 76 are coming
Bethesda has revealed what’s in store for Fallout 76 players, including two new additions: Steel Reign and Return to the Pitt.
Hades Goes to Xbox
Critically acclaimed Hades Coming to Xbox Series X | S. The game also comes out on Game Pass on Day 1.
New Halo release date confirmed; Multiplayer Gameplay Revealed
One of the biggest questions people were worried about ahead of this event was whether we would finally get confirmation of a Halo Infinite release date.
ESO Online Also Receives Update For Next Generation Consoles
Like Doom Eternal, The Elder Scrolls Online Receives Next Gen Update Exclusive to Xbox Series X | S.
Party Animals is coming to Xbox Game Pass for Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S. It looks like it sounds like the fan favorite Gang Beasts.
Diablo 2: Resurrected Release Date Confirmed
The upcoming Diablo 2: Resurrected has a release date, and one is coming soon. It is worth noting that the game will also appear on PlayStation platforms.
Plague Tale sequel announced
A Plague Tale: Innocence gets a sequel in the form of A Plague Tale: Requiem. He’s Coming to Xbox Series X | S on launch day sometime in 2022.
Forza Horizon 5 Announced Set In Mexico
Forza Motorsport 8 isn’t out yet, but that hasn’t stopped Microsoft from unveiling the new Forza Horizon game. This time, Forza Horizon 5 is set in Mexico to give players more new vehicles and events to race across a vast world.
Far Cry 6 Gets A New Game Trailer
While Ubisoft introduced us to the story of Far Cry 6 during its presentation at E3 2021, we saw more gameplay during Bethesda’s Xbox stream.
Slime Rancher 2 announced
A sequel to the fan favorite Slime Rancher has been announced. The new first-person life simulation adventure game seems to enhance the visuals and mechanics of its predecessor.
Jack Sparrow comes to Sea of Thieves
Ironically, Rare’s Sea of Thieves is getting a new expansion featuring Jack Sparrow from Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean. Sea of Thieves players won’t have to wait long as it takes place on June 22nd.
Shredders is a new snowboarding game coming in 2021
Snowboard aficionados looking for a fresh approach to the sport can finally conquer the slopes on PC and Xbox Series X as Shredders have just been introduced.
New trailer for Atomic Heart
The first-person shooter Atomic Heart from developer Mundfish has received a new trailer that doesn’t include a release date, but at least confirms that the game will be available when it launches on Xbox Game Pass.
It’s not entirely clear what’s going on in the Replaced showcase trailer, but it looks incredibly convincing. It has a distinctive style combining pixel art, side-scrolling gameplay, and high quality 3D and lighting effects.
Grounded gets a new update
The survival game Honey-I-Shrunk-The-Kid, Grounded is getting a free update with new features. Players won’t have to wait long either, as this happens at the end of June.
The outer worlds 2
A short teaser trailer confirmed The Outer Worlds 2. Although not much has been shown, the trailer is only worth watching because of its insolence.
New trailer for Ascent
Ascent is one of the first Xbox Series X | S that Microsoft introduced when it first discussed the platform last year. So while streaming, it has a new trailer that gives us another look at how this isometric Cyberpunk action game is evolving.
Age of Empire IV new trailer
A new trailer for Age of Empire IV has been showcased, offering another take on the latest game in the longtime RTS franchise.
Among Us added 15 player lobby
A brief trailer has confirmed that Among Us will expand the lobby settings among other new modes.
Hundred Heroes Release Date Confirmed Spin-off announced
Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes is the upcoming spiritual successor to the iconic Suikoden RPG series. An action-oriented side-scrolling spin-off has also been announced that will likely connect people who are eagerly awaiting the release of the main game.
Microsoft Flight Simulator Coming to Xbox Series X | S
Longtime PC Exclusive Microsoft Flight Simulator Finally Coming to Xbox Series X | S. He’s also getting a free DLC dedicated to the fan-favorite Top Gun franchise.
Arkane is working on Redfall; Confirmed exclusively for Xbox
Redfall is a new open-world co-op immersive simulation game developed by Arkane Studios, the developer of Dishonored and Prey. The game pits you and your friends against a legion of vampires.
Xbox Mini fridge coming soon
Microsoft wrapped up its presentation at E3 2021 with a new trailer for its upcoming Xbox Series X mini fridge. Yes, you read that right.