Microsoft hosted its Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase on Sunday, curating more than 90 minutes’ worth of news, trailers, and announcements from Xbox Game Studios, Bethesda, and third-party studios. The Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022 had something for almost everyone, from the awesome reveal of Starfield gameplay to the announcement of Persona 3 Portable, 4 Golden, and 5 Royal on Xbox and PC. The entire showcase focused on games that will be playable within the next year.
To get all of the highlights from the show today, below is a full list of video games shown or announced at Xbox & Bethesda Showcase 2022 on June 12, 2022.
Highlights From the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase
Microsoft started its Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase with Redfall, Arkane Austin’s co-op, open-world horror game set in Massachusetts. The broadcast featured an extended look at Redfall’s vampire-shooting gameplay and four playable characters. Redfall will launch in 2023.
The trailer outlined all the abilities of the characters in Red Fall. Jacob has a deadeye-like ability from Red Dead Redemption 2, plus an invisibility cloak and a spectral crow that can fly at enemies. Remi de la Rosa is an engineer with a robot companion equipped with a vampire-killing machine gun. Next, Devinder offers extensive knowledge of vampires and brings macgyvered equipment to ensnare enemies.
Hollow Knight Silksong
Hollow Knight Silksong was announced as a day one Xbox Game Pass release at the Xbox and Bethesda Showcase. The Hollow Knight sequel follows a new main character named Hornet as they explore a far away kingdom from the original game.
High on Life
High on Life is a cartoony first-person shooter from creators of Rick and Morty and Solar Opposites, coming to Xbox Game Pass on day one.
Microsoft announced Riot Games’ biggest titles are coming to Xbox Game Pass soon. We save a sizzle reel trailer of games coming to the service will include League of Legends, League of Legends: Wild Rift, Valorant, Legends of Runterra, and Teamfight Tactics. Now while these games are technically free-to-play, locked agents, cards, and champions will become free purchases when it arrive to Xbox Game Pass.
A Plague’s Tale: Requiem
A new trailer debuted for A Plague Tale: Requiem. It’s expected out this year, and will be on Xbox Game Pass day one. So many rats!
Forza Motorsport was announced for 2023, with an extended look at lots of its details, like the way paint flakes off your cars.
Microsoft Flight Simulator
Microsoft Flight Simulator is celebrating its 40th Anniversary with the addition of a ton of new aircraft including gliders and helicopters.
Additionally, Xbox announced Halo-themed vehicles are coming to the game today and players will be able to fly the USNC Pelican.
Overwatch 2 was announced as a 2022 October release at the Xbox and Bethesda Showcase. The new gameplay trailer also gave us a look at all the new looks of the characters. Additionally, we met Overwatch’s newest character, the Junker Queen, who is a gladiatorial warrior from the badlands that uses a lever-action shotgun and a large axe. Overwatch 2 Early Access begins on October 4, 2022.
Ara History Untold
Oxide Games premiered Ara: History Untold, a real-time strategy game.
The Elder Scrolls Online: High Isle
The Elder Scrolls Online: High Isles is coming to Xbox and PC on June 21.
Fallout 76: The Pitt
The Pitt, a classic Fallout 3 location will be coming to Fallout 76 this September.
Forza Horizon 5 Hot Wheels DLC
Forza Horizon 5 is getting Hot Wheels DLC on July 19.
Ark 2 got another reveal trailer and it’s now dated to release next year in 2023, a bit delayed from its original 2022 release date from last year’s reveal. It was also confirmed to be released on Day One on Game Pass.
Launching Oct. 22, Scorn looks incredibly gross. Lots of veiny appendages!
Flintlock: the Siege of Dawn
Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn is a third-person action RPG in which you wield both guns and melee weapons. It will release in early 2023 and it’s available Day One on Xbox Game Pass.
The rumors were true! Minecraft is getting a strategy spinoff called Minecraft Legends. It’s expected in 2023.
Lightyear Frontier is a chill farming simulator — and, oh yeah, there are mechs.
Gunfire Reborn a shoot-em-up roguelike that will release in October 2022.
The Last Case Of Benedict Fox
The Last Case of Benedict Fox is a new story focused Metroidvania game with a gothic art style. The trailer showed how gameplay will revolve around entering the consciousness of a dead person and supernatural abilities. It releases Spring 2023 and it’s confirmed to be Day One on Xbox Game Pass.
As Dusk Falls
As Dusk Falls is a branching game about family secrets, launching July 19. It can be played solo or with up to eight players.
Naraka: Bladepoint is launching on Xbox on June 23. It was originally released last year on PC.
Obsidian Entertainment’s next game is Pentiment, set in 16th century Bavaria, launching in November.
Grounded is finally leaving Early Access on September after originally being released in July 2020.
Ereban Shadow Legacy
Ereban Shadow Legacy is set to release in 2023 and it’s confirmed Day One on Xbox Game Pass.
Diablo 4 doesn’t yet have a release date, but it’s expected out in 2023. Plus, a new character class was revealed — necromancer. It’ll have cross-play and cross-progression when it’s released.
Sea of Thieves
A Sea of Thieves update will let seafaring folks become captains, which includes naming ships and customizing and decorating them. Plus, there was a song! Season 7 is coming June 21.
Ravenlok, “an action-packed fairytale,” will be released in 2023.
Cocoon is coming in 2023 from publisher Annapurna Interactive, developed by the gameplay designer of Limbo and Inside.
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty
Wo Long: Final Dynasty is a dark fantasy set in the Later Han Dynasty from Team Ninja, coming to Xbox Game Pass on launch day.
Persona 3 Portable, Persona 4 Golden and Persona 5 Royal are all coming to Xbox Series X and Windows PC. Royal will come Oct. 21 with the other two games coming later. All three games will be available as part of the Xbox Game Pass subscription.
Starfield got an extended gameplay trailer during Microsoft’s event. Bethesda director Todd Howard was on hand to show off the space gameplay and character creation, which looks incredible and ambitious. You can build a spaceship and choose its crew!