Today was the first-ever Xbox and Bethesda Developer_Direct, a new initiative for Xbox this year focused on a small selection of games coming out over the next few months. Game developers focus on the big features, expanded gameplay showcases, and the latest information about their games. Today’s direct focused on Forza Motorsport, Minecraft Legends, The Elder Scrolls Online, and redfall. Additionally, hi fi rush, The new game, previously leaked, comes from developer Tango Gameworks. Release dates have been announced for each game.
Minecraft Legends is an upcoming action-strategy game set for release on April 18, 2023. The game will feature story-driven play where players will explore a world full of treasure and danger, reunite with familiar mobs, meet new mysterious characters, and strategize with allies against the Piglins. Mojang Studios will also introduce a PvP mode in partnership with Blackbird Interactive Minecraft Legends (a first for the series). In PvP mode, two teams of up to four players work together to gather resources, build a base, and besiege opposing forces.
The developers at Turn 10 Studios detailed how they are making the next generation of forza Titles designed to take full advantage of the Xbox Series X|S. Turn 10 was about how they do it Forza Motorsport Look, sound and feel more real than ever through its cars, tracks and audio. Forza Motorsport scheduled for release sometime in 2023.
Hi-Fi Rush is an over the top single player rhythm action game where the world moves to the beat. Players take on the role of Chai, a free-spirited slacker with rock-star aspirations whose music player is fused to his chest. Chai must defend himself through rhythmic battles featuring licensed tracks from legendary rock bands like Nine Inch Nails and The Black Keys, with the help of a ragtag band of allies. Hi-Fi Rush is now available through Game Pass on Xbox Series X|S and PC.
The next IT To update, Necrom should start this June. Players return to the strange lands of Morrowind for adventures in the uncharted eastern regions. With this update comes a new playable class, the Arcanist. This will be the third new class introduced since the game’s launch. The developers at ZeniMax Online Studios also announced that starting today, for a limited time, a free trial of IT Plus is available. It makes all past chapters (major updates) and past DLC available to all players with the IT Base game, including those played through Game Pass.
Arkane Austin presented new gameplay by redfall Focus on the different activities that players can take on. The gameplay also revealed new looks at some of the vampires players will have to contend with, including a brief look at the vampire gods. redfall is scheduled for release on May 2, 2023. You can pre-order the game or play through Game Pass. Those who pre-order will receive the Vampire Hunter Pack, which includes the exclusive Grim Tide Shotgun, which grants 20% more damage with this weapon for eight seconds after killing an enemy. The pack also includes a Polar Vortex multi-weapon skin and a Blood Ravager Stake weapon attachment. The Bite Back Edition includes the Hero Pass featuring two future heroes, the Throwback Outfit Pack featuring a unique outfit and backpack for each of the four base heroes inspired by their lives before Redfall, a Laser Beam multi-weapon skin, and the Tactical Knife Stake weapon attachment. Game Pass players can also upgrade to the Bite Back Edition for access to all bonus content.