More Xbox Series X games are coming your way!
Microsoft’s Xbox gave the green light for its upcoming next-gen games live showcase on July 23.
Order of events
The Xbox Games Showcase will begin with a pre-show featuring host Geoff Keighley on YouTube at 10 AM CT.
The show will officially kick off an hour later at 11 AM. You can check the broadcast on Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, Xbox.com, and Twitter.
The event has been confirmed in a tweet:
“🎮 Xbox Games Showcase
📅 July 23rd
⏰ 9am PT
@SummerGameFest Pre-Show at 8am PT with @GeoffKeighley on @YouTubeGaming”
Console fans seem to be all hyped about the upcoming event:
“Playstation fan here can not wait to see what you show us, good luck on a great show.”
“Can’t wait to see some Exclusives”
“From a PS fan. I hope this event is lit. Xbox+PS. LES GOOOOOO”
“Biggest day in gaming this year!”
A little delay
Microsoft first announced its game showcase in May, with a window of July. Now, it’s been confirmed that the event will push through in over two weeks.
Microsoft published a related blog post last month:
“Xbox Series X is now in the hands of our 15 Xbox Game Studios teams and the biggest names from our network of game development and publishing studios worldwide, ensuring Xbox Series X will power a new generation of blockbuster games, like Halo Infinite,”
There’s yet to be a definite list of what will be shown during the live broadcast.
However, the upcoming July 23 event is expected to feature first-party exclusives from Microsoft’s own Xbox Game Studios.
This may include a new footage of Halo Infinite, which recently released a new teaser trailer revealing that The Banished antagonists are about to make a comeback for the next big installment.
It’s not only Halo, though. Other Xbox Series X launch titles might also be included in the roster now that Microsoft now has 15 Xbox Game Studios in total.
Fans speculate the inclusion of games like Scorn, Senua’s Saga: Hellblade III, and Scarlet Nexus.
Third-party titles like Madden NFL 21 and Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla are also expected to make its appearance.
And as expected, Xbox players are still hoping for surprises in the form of a new Perfect Dark or Banjo-Kazooie game.
In February, Microsoft confirmed that Xbox Game Studios titles will use Smart Delivery. This is to “[ensure] you only have to purchase a title once in order to play the best available version for whichever Xbox console [you] choose to play on.”
Don’t miss the Xbox Games Showcase on July 23 at 11am CT. Save the date and tune in to see what Xbox has to offer for the holiday season and beyond.