Xbox fans got to enjoy another round of exciting reveals and updates on Thursday, as Microsoft hosted the Xbox Games Showcase Extended 2023, a follow-up to its E3 presentation.
The event featured more details and gameplay footage from some of the upcoming titles for the Xbox Series X|S and PC, as well as interviews with developers and creators. Here are all the announcements and trailers from the showcase:
- Avowed: A dark and gritty first-person RPG from Obsidian Entertainment set in the world of Eora. Avowed is slated for a 2024 release. Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, Windows, Steam, Xbox Cloud Gaming – Available day one with Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass
- Towerborne: A new adventure from the creators of the Banner Saga. Explore a world of seasons and lore, and join random events and challenges in the open world. Use combos and multiplayer to enhance your Ace in combat. Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows, Steam, Xbox Cloud Gaming – Available day one with Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass
- 33 Immortals: A new action game from the creators of Spiritfarer. Join 30 other players in a co-op roguelike with unique characters and abilities. The Head of Xbox Phil Spencer played and discussed the game with the developers. Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, Windows, Xbox Cloud Gaming – Available day one with Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass
- Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty: The upcoming expansion to Cyberpunk 2077. Explore Dogtown’s black market and meet new characters and factions. Quest Director Paweł Sasko and Keanu Reeves shared more details and insights. Platforms: Xbox Series X|S
- High on Life DLC: High on Knife: A horror-comedy DLC for High on Life. Meet Knifey, a bloodthirsty melee weapon voiced by Michael Cusack, and Harper, a new gun voiced by Sarah Sherman. Discover new biomes, enemies, and weapons. Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows
- Lies of P: A new game from Neowiz that features weapon combination, Legion Arms, and P’s Organ. Fans got to see never-before-seen content and gameplay footage. A demo is available now. Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, Windows – Available day one with Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass
- Microsoft Flight Simulator – Dune Expansion: A free content update for Microsoft Flight Simulator that features the world of Dune. See the movie in theaters and experience the expansion on November 3, 2023. Learn more from the developers and the production designer of the film franchise. It is free for all Game Pass subscribers and owners of Microsoft Flight Simulator.
- Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II: The sequel to the acclaimed Senua’s Sacrifice. Follow Senua’s story with performance-capture technology that brings her to life. Learn more from Ninja Theory about their process and vision. Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, Windows, Xbox Cloud Gaming, and Steam – Available day one with Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass
- Starfield Direct: Starfield Direct revealed more details on the sci-fi RPG from Bethesda Game Studios. Customize your character, ship and crew. Explore over 1000 planets and uncover the secrets of the universe. Powered by new technology for unique experiences. Coming to Xbox Series X|S and PC on September 6 with Game Pass. Platform: Xbox Series X|S, Windows PC, Steam, Cloud – Coming to Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass Day One
- Jusant: Jusant is a climbing-based action-puzzle game from Don’t Nod. Explore different biomes on a tall tower with the Ballast, a water companion. A silent narrative game coming in fall 2023 for Xbox Series X|S. Platform: Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows PC, Cloud – Coming to Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass Day One
- Variant Exosuits and Savage Gauntlet Bring Even More Customization and Player Choice to Exoprimal: A new update for Exoprimal that adds new variant Exosuits that change the gameplay, and a new co-op mode called Savage Gauntlet that tests your skills against dino hordes. An Open Beta Test will begin soon. Learn more on Xbox Wire and the official website. Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows, Xbox Cloud Gaming — Available day one with Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass
- The First Descendant Crossplay Beta: A next-generation third-person looter shooter with Unreal Engine 5 graphics, co-op gameplay, unique characters, gunplay, and looting. Available on PC and consoles, including Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One, The First Descendant Crossplay Beta will start Tuesday, August 22, 2023, and run for a week until Monday, August 28, 2023. Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows
- Go Mecha Ball: A physics-based 3D platform roguelite game where you can switch between a walking mech and a rolling ball. Blast your way through four distinct worlds with different enemies, bosses, tools, and obstacles. Unlock new weapons, abilities, and mechs in an action-packed extravaganza. Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, Windows
- The Lamplighters League: The pulp adventure game from the creators of The Shadowrun Trilogy and BattleTech. Set in an alternate 1930s, infiltrate, fight, and manage your team to stop a cult from ruling the world. Coming on October 3. Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, Windows, Xbox Cloud Gaming – Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass
- Lightyear Frontier: Lightyear Frontier is a game where you farm and explore an alien planet with your friends. Use a new mech design to gather resources, build structures, and discover ancient secrets. What will the monolith reveal? Platforms: Xbox Series X|S, Windows, Xbox Cloud Gaming – Available day one with Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass
- Phasmophobia: A 4-player online co-op psychological horror game where you enter haunted locations filled with paranormal activity and try to gather evidence using ghost-hunting equipment. Platforms: Xbox Series X|S
- ID@Xbox Reveals 10 Games Coming to Game Pass: A montage of 10 new indie games coming to Game Pass on their Xbox launch day: Galacticare, Techtonica, Another Crab’s Treasure, The Wandering Village, Neon White, Harold Halibut, Mineko’s Night Market, The Bookwalker, Sea of Stars and Little Kitty Big City.
- ID@Xbox Developer Accelerator Program Introduces Its Games: A showcase of 11 games from underrepresented creators that have come through the ID@Xbox Developer Accelerator Program: Despelote, Drag Her!, El Paso, Elsewhere, Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical, Naiad, Spirit Swap: Lofi Beats to Match-3 To, Island of Winds, Sonzai, Psychroma, Botany Manor, and Slime Heroes.
- The Elder Scrolls Online: The latest chapter of The Elder Scrolls Online features the city of Necrom and its secrets. The developers break down the footage and discuss why it’s worth jumping into the game today for new and returning players. Available now on PC/Mac and coming soon to consoles. Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Windows
- Fallout 76: The upcoming update for Fallout 76 adds two new Public Events, two new cryptids, and more. Watch the trailer and learn more on Xbox Wire. Launching on June 20 across all platforms. Platforms: Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Windows
- Hi-Fi Rush: A new update for Hi-Fi Rush that adds two new game modes, new music, new player customizations, and Special Attacks. Coming on July 5 free for all players who own the game. Available now on Xbox Series X|S and PC.
That’s all for the Xbox Games Showcase Extended 2023. Which games are you most excited about? Don’t forget to check out Xbox Wire for more news and updates on all things Xbox.