Xbox Games Showcase 2023

Early this morning Xbox presented its Xbox Games Showcase with a stream of non-stop announcements, gameplay, and trailers, finishing the show off with a sweet hardware announcement. Across the show, viewers saw information from 26 different games including 11 from first-party studios with pretty much every game coming to or already on Xbox Game Pass, with 17 of these coming on day one. To add to that we saw some cameos, crossovers and more including Keanu, Dune and The Legend of Monkey Island. 

Big titles, little titles, announcements, trailers and more, you can see the full list below:

FABLE – Day One Xbox Game Pass

“What does it mean to be a Hero? Well, in the fairytale land of Albion, that is entirely up to you. With a dark threat looming, and in a world where your reputation precedes you, your choices will change Albion forever.”

South of Midnight – Day One Xbox Game Pass

“From Compulsion Games, a fantastical and macabre third-person action-adventure set in the American Deep South.”

Star Wars Outlaws – 2024

“Experience the first-ever open world Star Wars™ game, set between the events of The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Explore distinct planets across the galaxy, both iconic and new. Risk it all as Kay Vess, an emerging scoundrel seeking freedom and the means to start a new life, along with her companion Nix. Fight, steal, and outwit your way through the galaxy’s crime syndicates as you join the galaxy’s most wanted.”

33 Immortals – Day One Xbox Game Pass – 2024

“33 Immortals is a co-op action-roguelike for 33 players. Play a damned soul, and rebel against God’s final judgement. Dive straight into epic 33-player co-op battles with instant “pick-up and raid” matchmaking. Cooperate with your allies to survive against hordes of monsters and massive, challenging bosses. Expand your arsenal and equip powerful new relics to permanently upgrade your soul. Face the wrath of God in a fight for your eternal life.”

Payday 3 – Day One Xbox Game Pass – 21st September

“Step out of retirement back into the life of crime in the shoes of the Payday Gang, the envy of their peers and the nightmare of law-enforcement wherever they go. Several years after the crew’s reign of terror over Washington DC has ended, they assemble once again to deal with the threat that roused them out of early retirement.”

Persona 3 Reload – Day One Xbox Game Pass – Early 2024

“Your story begins again. Memento Mori. 🌙 Awaken the depths of your heart in Persona 3 Reload, the genre-defining RPG now reborn for modern consoles.”

Avowed – Day One Xbox Game Pass – 2024

“Explore the Living Lands, a mysterious island filled with adventure and danger. As an envoy of Aedyr, you are sent to investigate rumors of a spreading plague with a secret that threatens to destroy everything. Can you save the island and your soul from the forces threatening to tear them apart?”

Sea of Thieves – The Legend of Monkey Island crossover – 20th July

“Split across three hilarious Tall Tales packed with secrets and side-quests, Sea of Thieves: The Legend of Monkey Island invites pirates to meet classic characters, in a new narrative that brings the iconic locations of Monkey Island to the Sea of Thieves.

The adventure begins on Mêlée Island, where pirates can take in the sights, smells and roguish splendor of the island as they seek to uncover why everyone suddenly seems to think quite highly of self-proclaimed mighty pirate, and known poodle pacifier, Guybrush Threepwood. Something’s quite clearly wrong…

This love-letter to the classic adventure game series will be available to play alone or with a crew, with three Tall Tales being added over three months as free* updates for all players, starting July 20.

*Delivered for free to owners of any Sea of Thieves edition and all Xbox Game Pass members. Game on console requires Xbox Game Pass Ultimate or Xbox Live Gold, sold separately.”

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024 – Day One Xbox Game Pass

“Coming 2024 – the next generation of the legendary franchise. Join the aviation adventure in a groundbreaking simulator developed for Xbox Series X|S and PC.”

Microsoft Flight Simulator Dune Expansion – 3rd November

“Announced today! In partnership with Legendary and Warner Bros. Entertainment, Microsoft Flight Simulator has created an authentically detailed House Atreides Ornithopter. Master the complex controls of one of the most dynamic aircraft ever conceived as you pilot your ornithopter through awe-inspiring locations across the mysterious desert planet of Arrakis.”

Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II – Day One Xbox Game Pass – 2024

“Sink deep into the next chapter of Senua’s story with this showcase of cinematic immersion, beautifully realized visuals and encapsulating sound from the team at Ninja Theory. Captured on Xbox Series X.”

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth – Early 2024

“Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth Coming early 2024”

Fallout 76 – Answer the Call of Vault 76 – Xbox Game Pass

“Join 15 million players in the ever-evolving Wasteland in Fallout 76. Build your C.A.M.P.; customize your player’s outfit, weapons, and playstyle; and pave your path through exciting quests.

In the meantime, answer the call of Vault 76 as you explore, quest, build, craft, and fight across a post-apocalyptic Wasteland in West Virginia.

With so many ways to play, you too can answer the call of Vault 76.”

Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess – Day One Xbox Game Pass 

“A new tale of the Kami awaits. Witness an epic clash between the sprit realm and mortal man, featuring traditional Japanese aesthetics.”

Forza Motorsport – Day One Xbox Game Pass – 10th October

“Out-build the competition in the all-new career. Race your friends in multiplayer. Compete in 500+ cars on world-famous tracks with cutting edge AI and advanced physics.”

Elder Scrolls Online – Journey to Necrom – Xbox Game Pass – 20th June

“Discover the adventures you can have in Tamriel right now and learn about the mysteries to come in The Elder Scrolls Online: Necrom. Are you ready to explore an all-new Telvanni Peninsula and Apocrypha, wield the eldritch energies of the Arcanist class, and delve into the secrets of Hermaeus Mora?

The Elder Scrolls Online: Necrom is part of the Shadow Over Morrowind adventure and arrives June 20 for Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One. Pre-purchase Necrom now to receive unique bonus rewards at launch and immediate access to the Sadrith Mora Spore Steed mount.”

Overwatch 2: Invasion – Xbox Game Pass – 10th August

“New maps, new missions, and all-new ways to play await in #Overwatch2: Invasion, arriving August 10.”

Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will also receive a new hero starter pack perk.

Persona 5 Tactica PST – Day One Xbox Game Pass – 17th November

“Ignite a fire in your heart in Persona 5 Tactica, an all-new strategy RPG adventure with the Phantom Thieves of Hearts!”

Starfield – Day One Xbox Game Pass – 6th September

“The next-generation immersive RPG from Bethesda Game Studios, Starfield, arrives on September 6! Get ready to start your epic journey with a look at some brand new Starfield gameplay revealed during the Xbox Games Showcase. From space flight and combat to weapons, creatures and cities, there’s a lot to see.”

Jusant – Day One Xbox Game Pass

“We’re so hyped to reveal Jusant! Jusant is a brand-new action-puzzle climbing game with meditative vibes, coming to Xbox Series X|S and PC.”

Still Wakes the Deep – Day One Xbox Game Pass – 2024

“STILL WAKES THE DEEP is a first-person narrative horror from The Chinese Room, creator of Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, and Dear Esther.

In STILL WAKES THE DEEP, you are an off-shore oil rig worker, fighting for his life through a vicious storm, perilous surroundings, and the dark, freezing North Sea waters. All lines of communication have been severed. All exits are gone. All that remains is to face the unknowable horror that’s come aboard. Search for your crew and help them survive if you can. Run, climb, and swim through the flooding corridors and storm-lashed outer decks. Face a terrifying, unrelenting foe. And pray that, one day, you get to see your family again.”

Dungeons of Hinterberg – Day One Xbox Game Pass – 2024

“Dungeons of Hinterberg is an action-adventure RPG that includes monster fighting, puzzle solving, magic wielding, and relationship building, all set around the cozy Alpine village of Hinterberg!”

Cyberpunk 2077 – Phantom Liberty – 26th September

“PhantomLiberty is an upcoming spy-thriller expansion for Cyberpunk2077. Return as cyber-enhanced mercenary V and embark on a high-stakes mission of espionage and intrigue to save the NUSA President. In the dangerous district of Dogtown, you must forge alliances within a web of shattered loyalties and sinister political machinations. Do you have what it takes to survive?”

Cities: Skylines II – Day One Xbox Game Pass – 24th October

“If you can dream it, you can build it. Raise a city from nothing and grow it into a thriving metropolis with the most realistic city builder ever. This is world-building without limits. Cities: Skylines II will be available on PC, Gamepass, and Xbox Series X|S on October 24th. Pre-order to receive a bonus with landmarks from around the world!”

Metaphor: ReFantazio – 2024

“Enter the mirror of reality… into the pinnacle of fantasy.

Fight for the future in Metaphor: ReFantazio, releasing on Xbox Series X|S and Windows PC in 2024!”

Towerborne – Day One Xbox Game Pass – 2024

“Can you become the Ace humanity needs to survive? Find out in Towerborne, the newest action-adventure game created by Stoic, the studio that brought you the award-winning Banner Saga trilogy.”

Clockwork Revolution – Day One Xbox Game Pass

“Clockwork Revolution is a time-bending steampunk first-person RPG. After stumbling across an incredible invention that allows you to travel into the past, you discover the city you call home—the vibrant steam-powered metropolis of Avalon—has been carefully crafted through the alteration of historical events. By traveling back to key moments, your interactions and choices will have a butterfly effect on the deep, narrative-driven world and characters of Avalon, causing them to change and react in unprecedented ways.”

1TB Xbox Series S – 1st September

“Power Your Dreams with the all-digital Xbox Series S in Carbon Black, featuring 1TB SSD.

Coming September 1st for $349 (ERP).

On Xbox Series S, enjoy more dynamic and vibrant worlds, sensationally smooth framerates at up to 120FPS, lightning fast load times, and add Xbox Game Pass Ultimate (membership sold separately) to play new Xbox games on day one.”

Xbox Gamer Dad

1 Comment

  • Joshua Hawthorn June 12, 2023

    Wow! Can’t wait to sink my teeth into a few of these! Highlights for me are Forza, Fable, and Cities 2.

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