The Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct for January 2023 took place yesterday, where Microsoft and its partners unveiled updates on games such as Redfall, The Elder Scrolls Online, Forza Motorsport, Minecraft Legends and more. Here’s a rundown of all the announcements made at the event.
An extended gameplay showcase for Redfall has been announced, set to release on May 2nd
Redfall, the highly-anticipated co-op vampire shooter from Arkane and Bethesda, has been given a release date of May 2nd. The game has been eagerly awaited by fans who are excited to dive into the game’s unique world and experience its fast-paced and intense combat.
During the Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct event, fans were treated to extended gameplay footage of Redfall, which highlighted the studio’s signature level design that offers players multiple ways to approach combat. The footage showed off the game’s rich and detailed environments, which are filled with a variety of different enemies and obstacles that players must overcome in order to succeed.
The gameplay also showcased the game’s unique vampire abilities, which players can use to gain an advantage in combat. These abilities include things like increased speed and agility, as well as the ability to turn into mist or bats in order to evade enemies or sneak up on them. The game also features an array of powerful weapons and equipment, such as swords, crossbows, and throwing knives, which players can use to take down their enemies.
Minecraft Legends April Release, PVP Details Announced
Minecraft Legends, the upcoming action strategy game, set to release on April 18, was one of the highlights of the Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct event. The event gave players a glimpse of the game’s PVP mode, which promises to be an exciting addition to the Minecraft universe. The PVP mode takes place in the same procedurally-generated worlds as the single player campaign, giving players the opportunity to put their skills to the test against other players.
The gameplay footage revealed at the event showed off a variety of different strategies that players can use to outsmart their opponents. Base building is an important aspect of the game, as players can use it to protect themselves from enemy attacks and launch their own counter-offensives. Mob recruiting is also a key element of the game, as players can use the mobs they recruit to attack the enemy team and gain an advantage. Additionally, the game features redstone technology, which can be used to create traps, barriers, and other defensive structures that can be used to take the enemy team down.
The game also features a wide variety of weapons and tools that players can use to fight their enemies, from swords and bows to more advanced weapons like crossbows and TNT. The game also promises to have a wide variety of armor and enchantments that players can use to protect themselves and gain an edge in battle.
Forza Motorsport Revealed
ameplay for the upcoming Forza Motorsport game. The developers announced that the game is still set to release in 2023 and will feature a total of 20 locations for players to race on, including returning favorites as well as five brand new locations that have never been seen before in the series. The gameplay footage also highlighted the stunning visuals of the racing experience which will run at 4K resolution and 60 frames per second with ray tracing technology. Players can expect an extensive car roster, with over 500 cars to choose from, including more than 100 cars that are new to the game. The game promises to deliver an immersive and exciting racing experience to the players.
Try All Previous Elder Scrolls Online Chapters for Free
At the Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct event, a glimpse of the newest class for Elder Scrolls Online, the Arcanist, was shown and details about the next major content update, Necrom, were shared. This update will transport players back to the land of Morrowind. Additionally, Xbox announced that for a limited time, all 20 previous chapters and DLCs will be available for free to players who own the base game, providing an opportunity for new players to fully immerse themselves in the world of Elder Scrolls Online.