Xbox Developer Direct – All The Announcements

Xbox is starting 2023 strong with its first Developer Direct show, a new format that allows the information to come from the development team themselves about upcoming titles headed to Xbox, PC, and Game Pass.

For this Developer Direct, four games were front and center – Forza Motorsport, Minecraft Legends, Redfall, and the next chapter reveal for The Elder Scrolls Online. Additionally, a surprise shadow drop was also made in the form of Hi-Fi RUSH, the latest rhythm action game coming from Tango Gameworks.

Let’s check out everything that was announced during the recently concluded Xbox Developer Direct!

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Xbox Developer Direct – All The Announcements

Hi-Fi RUSH – Now Available

Players take on the role of Chai, a free-spirited slacker with rockstar ambitions whose music player is fused in his chest. Chai must defend himself through rhythmic combat featuring licensed tracks from iconic rock bands including Nine Inch Nails and The Black Keys, with the help of a motley crew of allies. 

Minecraft Legends – April 18, 2023

Within the story-driven campaign, players can explore a world filled with treasures and perils, reunite with familiar mobs, meet new mysterious characters, and strategize with allies in epic battles against the piglins. 

Minecraft Legends will also introduce a PvP mode where two teams of up to four players each work together to collect resources, build a base, and lay siege to the opposing team’s forces.

Redfall – May 2, 2023

A new, extended gameplay for Redfall showcased the open world, the wicked vampires (including a sneak peek at the mighty Vampire Gods), player customization, psychic Vampire Nests, and much more.

The Elder Scrolls Online: Necrom – June 2023

The Elder Scrolls Online: Necrom, launching this June, will return players to the alien lands of Morrowind, to adventure in the unexplored eastern regions. The Chapter will also introduce fans’ most requested feature: a new playable class, the Arcanist. The Arcanist will bring new abilities and mechanics and marks only the third new class introduced since the game launched.

Forza Motorsport – 2023

Forza Motorsport is the most technically advanced and authentic racing game the team has ever made; built to take full advantage of the Xbox Series X|S consoles.

In case you missed the whole Xbox Developer Direct, check it out below.

What were your favorite announcements from the Xbox Developer Direct?

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