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Xbox Games Showcase 2023: Every Game, DLC, Trailer, and Other Announcements!

Swetabh Shekhar
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Xbox Games Showcase Extended 2023

Who needs an E3 when we all have the mind-blowing Xbox Games Showcase 2023, right? Many of those who watched this well-presented gaming event must have thought about this at least once.

Xbox Showcase turned out to be an absolute success, presenting to us a plethora of announcements, new trailers, gameplay footage, and many more planned for 2023 and even next year. In fact, many of us can’t even wait to try out a few of the upcoming games and DLC unveiled at the event.

No worries if you missed this Xbox event, as we have you covered. So, let’s begin going through every major announcement at Xbox Games Showcase 2023.

The biggest announcements in Xbox Games Showcase 2023

A new trailer for Starfield

What’s better than Starfield to begin this list with? Nothing. Though Xbox disclosed almost everything on this highly awaited title at its own 45-minute long direct event ‘Starfield Direct’, it didn’t stop the gaming giant from addressing it in Showcase as well. Hence, fans witnessed the title’s new trailer ahead of its Direct event.

Teaser trailer of Fable

The showcase event kicked off with the first proper reveal of the upcoming Fable reboot, developed by Playground Games. The 2-minute trailer features a narration with a pinch of humor by none other than the popular comedian Richard Ayoade. The title hits Xbox Game Pass on its very release day; however, the developers have yet to disclose the official release date.

Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty’s new trailer

On September 26, this story expansion will introduce the iconic Hollywood actor Idris Elba, along with new adventures, missions, and objectives to get immersed in. Plus, it brings back our most beloved Keanu Reeves, a.k.a. Jhonny, and you’ll get every insight into it in this new trailer.

Star Wars Outlaw: World Premier Trailer

Developed by Massive Entertainment, Star Wars Outlaw is an open-world title with a 2024 release window. The trailer is no doubt a treat for every fan of this legendary franchise, as it boasts many Star Wars elements such as stormtroopers, cantinas, and much more. The game will debut on all next-gen consoles, along with PC.

Flight Simulator 2024- Announce Trailer

As showcased in this stunning trailer, Flight Simulator 2024 will feature missions such as Aeriel Firefighting, Search and Rescue, Helicopter Cargo Transport, Air Ambulance, and a lot more to explore. The title indeed seems very promising and will arrive in 2024 on PC, Xbox Series X|S, and Game Pass. Moreover, thopter from the popular movie, Dune will soon be introduced in the current Flight Simulator as part of a crossover on November 3rd.

Official trailer of Forza Motorsport

We got loads of insights into this upcoming Forza game that showcased significant in-game footage, such as gameplay, cars, vehicle customizations, racetracks, and much more. We must say the Forza Motorsport reboot looks quite mesmerizing with all the amazing next-gen graphics. The title debuts on October 10th, 2023, on Game Pass, PC, and Xbox Series X|S.

Avowed gameplay trailer

Obsidian Entertainment finally revealed everything about this highly anticipated fantasy RPG title ever since its announcement back in 2020. The new trailer showcases caves, animals, monsters, spell casting, sword fights, combat moves, and an entirely mysterious magical realm. With a release window of 2024, the game debuts on Steam, Game Pass, and Xbox Series X|S.

Reveal trailer of Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth

We got a first look at “Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth,” which is a sequel to 2020 ‘Yakuza: Like a Dragon’. The 2-minute-long trailer showcases Ichiban all nude washed up on a beach in Hawaii, with nearby people having their lives’ best laugh. We’ll get to play it next year, as it debuts in early 2024 on Xbox and Windows.

South of Midnight reveal trailer

The Canadian game developer Compulsion Games announced ‘South of Midnight’ for the very first time through this brand new trailer. Apparently, it showcases a spooky land with a mysterious ghost-like figure playing a guide who’s called ‘Shaking Bones’. It’s a third-person action-adventure that takes place in a magical world. Set for its release on Xbox Series X|S, Game Pass, and PC, the developers have yet to announce its release date.

Payday 3 gameplay trailer

Announced back in 2016, Payday 3 has finally received a release date of September 21st, 2023. The new gameplay trailer hints at players getting everything they need to pull off a successful heist. Plus, there’s more action, a car chase, new locations, advanced tools, and a lot more to explore. Payday 3 will debut on Game Pass and Xbox Series X|S.

Sea of Thieves: The Legend of Monkey Island announcement trailer

Monkey Island characters are all set to arrive in the Sea of Thieves in this latest crossover, launching on July 20th. The trailer gives us a look at classic Money Island characters in 3D. Hence, we can assume how fun and chaotic it’ll get once this crossover goes live. The Sea of Thieves is available to play on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Windows.

Xbox Series S- 1 TB SSD | Carbon Black

Xbox Games Showcase 2023
Xbox Series S 1 TB SSD | Carbon Black (Credits: Xbox)

Phil Spencer, Xbox CEO, surprised the fans by unveiling a newer version of the Xbox Series S with a whopping 1 TB of storage. This next-gen console comes in a matte black finish color same as the Series X, with a launch date of September 1st. However, fans can book it today, as it’s already available for pre-order with a price tag of $349. Further, Spencer expressed this model as an upgrade for all who thought the 512 GB of storage wasn’t enough.

Other reveals and announcements at the Xbox Games Showcase 2023

Here’s a list of every other announcement, such as new games, DLCs, trailer reveals, etc., in the Xbox event.

  • Jusant
  • Cities Skylines 2
  • The Elder Scrolls Online: Shadow Over Morrowind
  • Fallout 76 Atlantic City Expansion
  • Persona 3 Reload
  • Persona 5 Tactica
  • 33 Immortals
  • Metaphor: ReFantazio
  • Clockwork Revolution
  • Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2
  • Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess
  • Towerborne
  • Still Wakes the Deep
  • Dungeons of Hinterberg

No doubt, 2023 will be a delightful year for the Xbox community, as they have a plethora of games and DLC lined up for release. Also, check out all the games announced at Summer Game Fest 2023.

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Swetabh Shekhar

Swetabh Shekhar

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Swetabh Shekhar is a gaming journalist at The SportsRush and holds a Master's degree in mass communication. He has been playing video games since his childhood and has witnessed the evolution of the gaming industry. GTA, Assassin's Creed, Call of Duty, Prince of Persia, and The Walking Dead are some of his all-time favourites. Beside gaming, Swetabh is also very passionate about fitness and loves reading books on finance.

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