It’s been an unimaginable 12 months for gamers. Across gaming, we’ve seen main releases – each unique titles and main franchise sequels – unimaginable improvements, and titles certain to usher in the way forward for gaming. The Game Awards topped it off tonight with a really spectacular celebration. Hosted by Geoff Keighley and aided by visitor presenters equivalent to Simu Liu, Jordan Peele, and Anthony Mackie, the present celebrated gaming’s latest previous, and shone a lightweight on its thrilling future.
Xbox Announcements at The Game Awards 2023
Of course, The Game Awards all the time convey their fair proportion of bulletins for what’s coming subsequent. We’re delighted to say that we introduced a few of our personal – right here’s every little thing we introduced on the present, coming to Xbox gamers sooner or later:
Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II Offers Up a New Trailer and an Incredible Stage Performance
Ninja Theory took us deep into the world of Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II, beginning with a spellbinding efficiency from Heilung, who debuted an unique observe from the upcoming sport. A refrain of otherworldly chanting, drumbeats and vocals transported us to the shores of Iceland, the place a brand new trailer captured on Xbox Series X gave us essentially the most spectacular look but at Senua’s journey of survival.
Kojima Productions and Xbox Game Studios Announce OD
Kojima Productions and Xbox Game Studios formally introduced OD at The Game Awards. World-renowned sport creator Hideo Kojima has partnered with Academy Award successful filmmaker Jordan Peele, the acclaimed movie director of “Get Out,” “Us,” and “Nope,” who will probably be one in all a number of proficient storytellers concerned within the challenge.
A Hideo Kojima Game, OD explores the idea of testing your concern threshold, and what it means to OD on concern – whereas blurring the boundaries of gaming and movie. The new teaser for OD additionally reveals Sophia Lillis (“Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves”), Hunter Schaffer (“Euphoria”) and Udo Kier (“Flesh for Frankenstein”), who will play the lead roles within the upcoming challenge.
Marvel’s Blade Game in Development by Arkane Lyon
Bethesda Softworks and Marvel Games have introduced that Arkane Lyon, creators of the critically acclaimed and award-winning Deathloop and Dishonored collection, are creating a brand new mature, single-player, third-person sport based mostly on the fan favourite vampire hunter Blade.
Baldur’s Gate 3 Gets a Surprise Xbox Series X|S Release
Get your character customization fingers prepared – Baldur’s Gate 3 is coming to Xbox Series X|S right now. The trendy traditional RPG from Larian Studios transforms the world of Dungeons & Dragons into a novel expertise on console, with a darkish, endlessly replayable story, in-depth fight true to the unique tabletop sport, and a few of the most charming celebration companions within the style. Create a customized hero, play as a pre-built companion, and even play your complete sport with pals in multiplayer. Baldur’s Gate 3 is right here, and also you’re going to lose a number of hours to it.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III Shows Off Its Season 1 Multiplayer Updates
The best-in-class Multiplayer expertise returns in Season 1 of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III, and a brand new trailer confirmed us what’s to come back. Drop into three brand-new 6v6 Multiplayer maps: Meat, Greece, and Rio, alongside the brand new 2v2 Training Facility. Season 1 additionally introduces new methods to play Modern Warfare Zombies at your personal tempo, whether or not you deploy as a squad or enterprise forth alone to face new challenges; bear in mind, nothing will get in, and no menace, no matter dimension, will get out. Prepare for the all-new seasonal Dark Aether Rifts, Aether Worms, and extra. Season 1 is locked and prepared for motion.
All Xbox Winners and Nominees
Games you possibly can play from Xbox’s first-party groups arrived with 10 nominations throughout 8 classes, and there have been 11 nominations for titles accessible so that you can play in Game Pass. We’re thrilled that Hi-Fi Rush has taken dwelling the award for Best Audio Design and Forza Motorsport gained for Best Sports/Racing and Innovation in Accessibility. Our unimaginable third-party companions additionally noticed quite a few nominations, all of which you’ll play on Xbox now. Baldur’s Gate 3 took dwelling honors for Game of the Year, Alan Wake II gained for Best Narrative, Sea of Stars for Best Indie Game, and extra! You can see a full listing of winners and nominees from our platforms under – congratulations to everybody concerned.
We have been delighted to see that Iasia Brown (Xbox), Casey Ramos (Xbox Game Studios Publishing), Jessica Taylor (Blizzard Entertainment), and Nareice Wi (Playground Games) have been made a part of The Game Awards’ Future Class, a line-up of those that characterize the brilliant, daring and inclusive way forward for gaming. Congratulations to all the opposite members of Future Class 2023.
Here’s the complete listing of nominated video games accessible on Xbox, with class winners marked in daring. You can discover each nominated sport accessible with Xbox Game Pass in our specifically created assortment on the Microsoft Store.