Xbox was noticeably absent from The Sport Awards, however famous that gamers wouldn’t have to attend lengthy to see what was coming subsequent from its lineup of inside studios. The corporate has now made extra formal plans and introduced an occasion known as the Developer_Direct that can showcase a few of its upcoming slate. This present will stream on January 25 at midday PT.
The announcement put up revealed what the 4 headline video games will likely be: The Elder Scrolls On-line, Forza Motorsport, Minecraft Legends, and Redfall. Starfield was notably not talked about. It gained’t be a extra expansive, E3-like present with a deluge of trailers, and can as an alternative focus extra on “large options, prolonged gameplay showcases, and the newest information for Xbox video games launching within the subsequent few months.”
Builders from every crew will likely be there to speak about every title, too. Studio Director Matt Firor will discuss Elder Scrolls On-line‘s 2023 main chapter replace and a “main new characteristic” coming later this yr. A full ESO stream with extra particulars will observe the Xbox present.
And whereas the Forza tease was obscure, Mojang Studios will converse extra about Minecraft Legends‘ multiplayer and produce unique gameplay footage. Arkane will reveal “a number of minutes” of co-op and solo gameplay for Redfall, its vampire-focused shooter, and discuss extra about its fight, customization, bosses, open world, and extra.
This showcase wasn’t precisely a secret, as Home windows Central reported its existence a couple of days previous to the official reveal. This can be a follow-up from what Rand al Thor 19 and Jez Corden (who’s a managing editor at Home windows Central) claimed in December on their Xbox Two podcast, because the acknowledged they heard that Xbox was planning one thing for early 2023.