Xbox Games Showcase Extended is currently underway with further looks and deep dives into the games revealed at the main Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcases. The event runs for 90 minutes from 10am Pacific / 1pm Eastern / 6pm UK and as always, IGN will keep you updated with every information. Keep checking back here for live updates on everything shown.
Walhem is coming to Xbox
The show began with an announcement trailer for Walhem on Xbox, the game’s first platform outside of PC. Walhem was confirmed to be coming to PC Game Pass yesterday, but after a handful of gameplay clips Microsoft also confirmed it was coming to consoles.
The game will be released this fall for PC Game Pass and will make its way to Xbox One and the series later in spring 2023. The Steam, Microsoft Store, and Xbox versions of Walhem will be completely crossplay.
Bethesda’s Pete Hines talks Redfall, Fallout and Starfield
Bethesda executive Pete Hines gave fans more insight into open world co-op shooter Red Fall, discussing how the game blends the classic Arcane Studios spirit with a new (optional) multiplayer element. Hines also discussed what’s new in Fallout 76 and how its community has connected and grown with the game. Starfield was the final topic of discussion as Hines defined what Bethesda calls an “epic RPG”.
Hell: Bladepoint on Xbox Deep Dive
Hell: Bladepoint developer 24 Entertainment gave fans a look at the game ahead of its June 23 release date for Xbox One and the series. The studio also made changes to its long-awaited campaign mode that will arrive in the game at a later date.
Jigsaw: History Untold gets first gameplay
Oxide Games took to the stage to discuss their upcoming historical strategy game Jigsaw: History Untold and to show off the first gameplay. A technical alpha was also announced, more details about which will be given on the game’s official website.
Obsidian Entertainment discusses Grounded
Developers from Obsidian Entertainment appeared to discuss Grounded, a Honey Eye Shrunk the Kids-esque survival game, and it was eventually released in full. The official launch date is coming this September, after more than two years in Early Access.
How Microsoft Flight Simulator is celebrating its 40th anniversary
Xbox celebrated all things Microsoft Flight Simulator in an extended video clip discussing the franchise’s 40th anniversary. While Xbox has already released free DLC after free DLC, today there’s even more down the line for fans with World Update X.
Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland discusses life high
Squanch Games, the developer of the newly announced High on Life, took to the Xbox forums to discuss their comedy, first-person shooter High on Life. Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland discussed how it was their “dream game” and summed it up as “Blade Runner Meets the Muppets”.
Texas Chain Saw Massacre Coming to Xbox Game Pass Day
A brief trailer for The Texas Chain Saw Massacre has revealed that the Dead By Daylight-style game will arrive on Xbox Game Pass by its launch date. A slightly safer trailer was shown to all viewers but IGN has also been provided (above) with an unrated, red band trailer.
Behind the Scene Look
Obsidian Entertainment shared a behind-the-scenes look at their upcoming historical mystery game Pentimate. Deep Dive also included excerpts from the game’s gameplay following its announcement on Sunday.
As Dusk Falls Developer Explains Their “Social Experience” Game
Developer Interior Knight unveiled its “social experience” game as Dusk Falls, discussing how TV shows like Breaking Bad and Fargo influenced its development. As in Dusk Falls is an interactive story “with the power of video games behind it”.
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