Xbox & Bethesda joined up for the first E3 together since the acquisition and it was a massive show. From updates on Halo to some big reveals, it truly felt like an E3 calibre showing.
Here are all the trailers and everything shown during the Xbox & Bethesda E3 Showcase.
As was unfortunately leaked before the show,
Starfield will release on 11/11/2022. A short teaser was played, but no details on gameplay.
Starfield will release the Xbox Series X|S & Windows PC exclusively and be included in Xbox Game Pass on day one of release.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl
A big trailer for
S.T.A.L.K.E.R showcased the bleak and violent Chernobyl landscape and just how beautiful you can make all of that be. S.T.A.L.K.E.R 2: Heart of Chernobyl is a very good looking video game, and the variety of weapons and enemies is also exciting.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R 2: Heart of Chernobyl will release on April 22, 2022 for Xbox X|S & PC. It will be included with Xbox Game Pass on day one.
Back 4 Blood
Here’s a new trailer; we’re expecting to see more later today.
Back 4 Blood will launch on shall be included with Xbox Game Pass on day one when the game launches on October 12, 2021.
Not any gameplay to be seen here as it’s a teaser trailer, but it seems to be about performing heists.
Contraband is coming to Xbox Series X|S, PC and launching day one on Xbox Game Pass.
Sea of Thieves
Jack Sparrow is coming to
Sea of Thieves in a new spin-off update, Sea of Thieves: The Pirates Life.
Sea of Thieves: The Pirates Life launches on June 22, 2021.
Yakuza: Like a Dragon
Yakuza: Like a Dragon on Xbox Game Pass today.
Our first look at gameplay showcased an intense and scary battle inside a city with a raging tornado sweeping around and picking up people and vehicles.
Battlefield 2042 is releasing on October 22, 2021.
We finally have a release date for
12 Minutes, and it’s August 19, 2021, and included day one with Xbox Game Pass.
Pyschnautics is looking superb, colourful, and full of character.
We finally know when we can play
Psychonauts 2, and it’s on August 25, 2021, and included day one with Xbox Game Pass.
More games are joining Xbox Game Pass today.
Doom Eternal gets some upgrades with a 60fps, including ray tracing, a full 4K mode and 120fps modes. The update is coming later in June.
The complete list of games joining Xbox Game Pass today on PC and Console are:
The game is celebrating its 10th anniversary, but no new release was announced. It’s probably out everywhere anyway.
The latest expansions,
Fallout 76: Steel Reign, is releasing on July 7.
A teaser for the
Fallout 76 Expeditions – The Pit was played with a 2022 release date.
The Elder Scrolls Online
The Xbox Series X|S release for The Elder Scrolls Online is releasing June 15, 2021.
It looked like Gang Beasts or Fall Guys. #CutiesCertified
Party Animals launches for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC in 2022.
Hades is finally launching on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S on August 13, 2021. It’s also going to be joining Xbox Game Pass.
Somerville is from some of the people who made Limbo, and you can see that influence .
The game appears to be about a family fighting to survive in some apocalypse with a monster(s) chasing them.
Somerville is releasing in 2022 and will be coming to Xbox Game Pass on day one.
We got to see a clip of Master Chief busting his way through ships in space before confronting a new A.I. about the deletion of Cortana.
A focus on Halo Infinite multiplayer reiterated that the multiplayer component would be free-to-play for Xbox Game Pass subscribers.
The multiplayer component will also play at up to 120-fps, and we got out first look at official gameplay.
Halo Infinite’s single-player and multiplayer is launching this holiday season.
Diablo II Resurrected
8-player co-op on the console with cross-progression, and the game will run at 4K/60fps.
Diablo II Resurrected releases September 23. 2021.
A Plague Tale: Requiem
A Plague Tale: Requiem is following on from the events of A Plague Tale: Innocence. There are lots more rats here.
A Plague Tale: Requiem will release on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC in 2022 and will be included on day one for Xbox Game Pass.
Far Cry 6
Far Cry 6 has been at every conference, I think. Here’s another trailer.
The game releases on October 7.
Slime Rancher 2
The first-person slime farming game is back again, and you’re once again sucking slimes up in your vacuum to breed them.
Coming in 2022 to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox, One and PC.
Slime Rancher 2 will also be included on day one for Xbox Game Pass.
A snowboarding game that has
Skate feels to it.
Shredders is launching this December and will be included on day one with Xbox Game Pass.
Atomic Heart takes place in an alternative reality Soviet Union 1950s, where stuff like holograms and robots have already been invented.
Atomic Heart will release for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC and shall be included on day one with Xbox Game Pass.
Replaced featured stunning pixel art in a cyberpunk world. You play as an A.I trapped in a human body against its own will.
REPLACED is releasing in 2022 for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC and will be included on day one with Xbox Game Pass.
Sitting, pets, mushrooms, achievements, and a giant spider comes to
Grounded in the Shroom & Doom update.
15 player lobbies on June 15.
Among Us is also joining Xbox Game Pass for console and PC.
These are two games developed by the people who worked on the Suikoden games with a small but die-hard fanbase.
Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising is releasing in 2022. Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes is releasing in 2023.
Both the Eiyuden games will be included in Xbox Game Pass at launch.
The Ascent is releasing soon! July 29 and included with Xbox Game Pass on day one.
Age of Empires IV
Releasing on October 28, 2022, for Windows PC.
The Outer Worlds 2
A hilarious trailer for
The Outer Worlds 2.
No release date, but of course, it will be included in Xbox Game Pass on day one.
Microsoft Flight Simulator
Landing on Xbox Series X|S on July 27, 2021.
Top Gun: Maverick expansion is coming later in 2021 to PC and console.
Forza Horizon 5
As had been rumoured, the next Forza Horizon game is set in Mexico and will be the enormous game world so far. It’s an insanely gorgeous world; there’s ray tracing, beautiful vistas, very lovely looking dust to spray into the cars behind you.
Forza Horizon 5 will release on November 9, 2021, for Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and Windows PC. The game will be included on day one in Xbox Game Pass.
Phil Spencer showed up for the “one more thing” moment of the show and introduced a new game by Arkane Studios, which features vampires.
You can play
Redfall either alone or with friends in a 4-player co-op.
The cinematic trailer introduced four characters with unique personalities and a nice variety of types of vampires. There’s also a typical level of craziness to the weapons and powers you’d expect from Arkane.
Redfall is releasing exclusively for Xbox X|S and PC in 2022, and it shall be included with Xbox Game Pass on day one.
It’s a thing that’s coming this holiday season. Wow. I want it.
That’s all the trailers and news from the Xbox & Bethesda Showcase. If you’d like to watch the event in full, you can find it below.
What was your favourite trailer from the show? Let me know in the comments section below.
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