Xbox Games Showcase Extended 2022: everything announced and shown

The Xbox Games Showcase Extended is currently underway with more looks and deep dives into the games revealed during the main Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase. The event lasts 90 minutes from 10 a.m. Pacific / 1 p.m. Eastern / 6 p.m. UK and, as always, IGN will keep you up to date with any information that is revealed. Check back here for live updates on everything posted.

Valheim is coming to Xbox

The show opened with a trailer for Valheim on Xbox, the game’s first platform outside of PC. Valheim was confirmed to be coming to PC Game Pass yesterday, but after a handful of gameplay clips, Microsoft has also confirmed it’s coming to console.

The game will be released this fall for PC Game Pass and will then make its way to Xbox One and Series in the spring of 2023. Valheim’s Steam, Microsoft Store, and Xbox versions will be fully crossplay.

Bethesda’s Pete Hines Talks Redfall, Fallout, and Starfield

Bethesda executive Pete Hines gave fans a deeper look at the co-op open-world shooter Red Fall, explaining how the game blends classic Arkane Studios feeling with a new (optional) multiplayer element. Hines also discussed what’s new in Fallout 76 and how his community has stuck with the game and grown alongside the game itself. Starfield was the latest talking point as Hines defined what Bethesda calls an “epic RPG.”

Naraka: Bladepoint on Xbox Deep Dive

Custom faces (such as Xbox boss Phil Spencer) can be loaded into Naraka: Bladepoint

Naraka: Bladepoint developer 24 Entertainment gave fans a preview of the game ahead of its June 23 release date for Xbox One and Series. The studio also dipped into its long-awaited campaign mode which will be coming to the game at a later date.

Ara: History Untold gets its first gameplay

Oxide Games took the stage to discuss their upcoming historical strategy game Ara: History Untold and show off the first gameplay. A technical alpha has also been announced, more details of which will follow on the game’s official website.

Obsidian Entertainment talks about Grounded

Developers Obsidian Entertainment appeared to be discussing Grounded, a Honey I Shrunk the Kids-esque survival game, and it was finally fully released. The official launch date arrives in September after more than two years of early access.

How Microsoft Flight Simulator is celebrating its 40th anniversary

Xbox celebrated all things Microsoft Flight Simulator in a lengthy music video that talked about the franchise’s 40th anniversary. While Xbox has already released free DLC after free DLC, even more is on the way for fans today with World Update X and even more down the line.

Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland talks about High on Life

Squanch Games, developer of the new High on Life, took to the Xbox stage to discuss their comedy first-person shooter High on Life. Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland explained how it was his “dream game” and summed it up as “Blade Runner meets the Muppets”.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is coming to Xbox Game Pass Day 1

A brief trailer for The Texas Chain Saw Massacre revealed that the Dead by Daylight-style game will be coming to Xbox Game Pass on its launch date. A slightly safer trailer for all audiences was shown, but IGN also received the unrated red band trailer (above).

Pentiment gets a glimpse behind the scenes

Obsidian Entertainment has shared a behind-the-scenes look at its upcoming historical mystery game Pentiment. The deep dive also included some gameplay snippets for the game following its announcement on Sunday.

As the Dusk Falls developer explains its “social experience” game

Developer Interior Night introduced its “social experiment” game As Dusk Falls, explaining how TV shows such as Breaking Bad and Fargo influenced its development. As Dusk Falls is an interactive story “with the power of video games behind it”.

Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelancer who sometimes remembers tweeting @thelastdinsdale. He’ll be talking about The Witcher all day.

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