It is official that Arkane Austin, Mojang Studios, Turn 10 Studios, and ZeniMax Online Studios will be sharing the stage in the upcoming Xbox showcase ‘Developer_Direct’ to reveal the extensive gameplay of games including Redfall, Forza Motorsport, The Elder Scrolls Online, and Minecraft Legends.
All the mentioned games are expected to be released over the next few months on Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, and Xbox Consoles. But there is a piece of interesting information that the German version of the official announcement has revealed.
As spotted by Klobrille on Twitter, the German version of the official statement mentions that Developer Direct will also announce the release dates for Redfall, Forza Motorsport, Minecraft Legends, and The Elder Scrolls Online.
— Tom Warren (@tomwarren) January 12, 2023
Developer_Direct will focus on amazing features, extensive gameplay showcases and first-time shared release dates for great Xbox titles coming out over the next few months – including The Elder Scrolls Online, Forza Motorsport, Minecraft Legends and Redfall.
It is definitely a relief for Xbox fans that these games will indeed be released in the next few months without further delays.
About Minecraft Legends
Minecraft Legends takes place in the Minecraft universe during an invasion by the piglins from the Nether. As the Nether spreads its corruption across the Overworld, a great hero raises their banner to save the Overworld and bring together its mobs to help defend their home.
The events Legends take place in are neither fact nor fiction in the Minecraft universe, but rather take place in a tale that has been passed down through generations.
Minecraft Legends is an action strategy video game that has strategic elements at its core, with mechanics inspired by action games. It is explored from a third-person perspective. The game features both cooperative and competitive multiplayer.
It is developed by Mojang Studios and Blackbird Interactive and published by Xbox Game Studios. It is set to be released for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Windows in the first half of 2023.
Redfall is an upcoming first-person shooter video game developed by Arkane Studios Austin and published by Bethesda Softworks. The game is set to be released for Microsoft Windows and Xbox Series X|S in the first half of 2023.
Redfall was announced during the Xbox and Bethesda E3 2021 showcase on June 13, 2021. The game is being developed by Arkane Studios at their Austin, Texas locations. Co-Creative Director Ricardo Bare stated that the game will continue Arkane’s tradition of making each game different from the last, but will still focus on deep worldbuilding and inventive game mechanics. On May 12, 2022, it was announced that the release was delayed to the first half of 2023.
It is an open-world first-person shooter video game that features both single-player and cooperative multiplayer modes. Players can choose among four playable characters each with unique backgrounds and abilities to fight against vampires as well as human enemies within the game.
The game is set within the fictional titular island town of Redfall, Massachusetts. After a failed scientific experiment, a legion of vampires invaded and isolated the town from the outside world. Trapped inside Redfall, players must choose among four unique survivors cryptozoologist and inventor Devinder Crousley, telekinetic student Layla Ellison, combat engineer Remi de la Rosa, and supernatural sharpshooter Jacob Boyer, and slay their enemies, vampires and humans alike.
About Forza Motorsport (2023)
Forza Motorsport (2023) is an upcoming motorsport-focused racing game and, although the 8th entry in the Motorsport series, is a reboot.
It was first shown during Microsoft’s Xbox Games Showcase Livestream on July 23, 2020, with an announcement trailer but without a release date. With the game being in “early development,” it was revealed to be released for the Xbox Series X console and for the Windows 10 operating system.
The announcement trailer showcased multiple racing teams, with each having its own example of an Apollo Intensa Emozione, participating at a Techsports Racing-sponsored event at Laguna Seca Raceway.
It also follows teams preparing for another event at Laguna Seca Raceway involving the BAC Mono, as well as crew members tending to a Mazda #70 SpeedSource Lola B12/80, and hinting towards increasing involvement of race engineers.
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