Xbox Gamescom 2021 showcase – Everything announced
New DLCs and fresh trailers dropped at the Xbox Gamescom 2021 showcase
The Xbox Gamescom 2021 showcase is all over, and it might not have been quite as bombshell-filled as we had imagined, but did deliver some nice update on some upcoming Xbox Series X games, along with some brand new DLC announcements. Here’s creation that was announced at the Xbox Gamescom 2021 showcase:
Dying Light 2
A brand new trailer for Dying Light 2 dropped as the big opener to the Xbox Gamescom 2021 showcase, giving a clue of an overview of some of the characters you’ll meet in the game. As you’d expect from a post-apocalypse, not all of them are exactly welcoming. We also got a sneak peek of a new traversal mechanic, the parachute, along with the various tweaks and improvements coming to the game’s iconic parkour and melee combat. You can now stagger enemies, which testament let you unleash more attacks on them – no reservation super helpful for the infected hordes.
Flight Simulator World Update 6
There’s a ton of new stuff headline to Microsoft Flight Simulator on September 7th when World Update 6 arrives. The new contents evidence see big updates to Germany Austria and Switzerland with new Aerial Maps, improved 3D city scans, and 100 of the most famous landmarks added in around the various improved areas. As well as all that a pigtails of new airports are getting upgraded like Lubec and Stuttgart, and a new Local Legends is coming in the character of the classic 1930’s German plane, the Junker. There’s also more essence to look forward to with big EVTOL clue taxis entrance in November, and competitive multiplayer arriving in Fall with the RaRa, the Reno Air Racing Association.
Humble Games coming to Xbox Games Pass
In another boon for Xbox Games Pass subscribers, it’s been revealed that all Humble Games published titles are going to be Day One launch titles for Xbox Games Pass. The Gamescom showcase offered up a fantastically enticing montage of 10 of the games confirmed for launch, ranging from Unpacking to Signalis. You can watch the montage above to get yourself excited.
Into The Pit
Big Hexen vibes to this retro shots that sees you battle a cable of doomy monsters and occult enemies with magic hands. Think old seminary doom but with shift and Cthulhu as you cirque strafe mass and batalla the evil back. It’s a mix of grim monsters, colorful capability and big bosses to trial your skills.
Age of Empires 4
Ahead of its freedom on October 28, the Age of Empires 4 developers took the time to talk a little closely one of the fan-favorite features, the Trebuchet. We got a bit of a history lesson roughly the iconic ordnance via a real-life exhibit at the UK’s Warwick Castle. Everyone else learned most of their history from Age of Empires, right? Right??
Xbox Cloud Gaming appearance to Xbox Series X and Xbox One
You’re closely to cut down on your download times and install sizes because Xbox Cloud Gaming is entrance to Xbox consoles as part of Xbox Games Pass. It’ll just be a container of observing for the game on the store and then hitting the “Play” button with the little cloud on it to start playing straight away. It’ll also let you play Xbox Series X content on Xbox One, with all the same quality as you’d expect on the newer hardware too.
Wasteland 3 DLC: The Cult of the Holy Detonation
There’s new nuclear DLC coming to Wasteland 3 on October 5 with The Cult of the Holy Detonation. It’ll see gambler battling a cult of devolved bomb worshiping clan who have decided it’s their religious duty to detonate a pre-war bomb and share its holy radiation. Microsoft also revealed the Colorado Collection, a special edition of the victim bundling in all the DLC so far, appearance the same time as the DLC. It’s also appearance to Games Pass.
A new Sea of Thieves Borderlands themed ship
Starting tomorrow, August 25, you’ll be able to get the Mayhem Ship by holding part in special events until September 7th. This new boat is Borderlands-themed, featuring that familiar representation on its sails and a hard-to-miss Claptrap figurehead. Head to any outpost to start the claim and take the steps you indispensability to earn and sail the Mayhem.
State of State Decay 2: Homecoming
The Xbox Gamescom 2021 showcase did deliver a clue of an unexpected curveball. What we were initially thinking was an exciting new trailer for State of Decay 3 – a victim we’ve not seen since E3 2020 – turned out to be footage of a brand new DLC for State of Decay 2. Called State of Decay 2: Homecoming, it evidence be a continuation to the conclusion DLC – Heartland – and will feature the fifth core open-world map, which expands into two brand new district that weren’t accessible in Heartland. “This isn’t the Trumbull Valley that people will remember”, teases the dev, before adding it testament add a “juggernaut” assignment of new content.
Looking like a faster, more colorful Dark Souls, this combat heavy proceeding RPG closely a rogue adventurer survey a magical land with a weird little furry buddy. It’s all roughly the combat though with anticipation of foe moves and fast reactions key to halting alive. There’s a big checking element as well as you look for resources, set and loot. The earth also changes as you wrestle and die, meaning you never quite know how your progress will action forward.
Crusader Kings 3
The Medieval strategy game that launched at the end of last year on PC is coming to Xbox consoles at some point in the near future. This isn’t a direct port of the PC version, but rather a special version that delivers a refined UI to type it more accessible to console players.
Ahead of the game’s launch tomorrow, we got the delightful Psychonauts 2 launch trailer, which you tins watch above.
riginally scheduled to launch this month, The Gunk did get a new trailer at the Xbox Gamescom showcase, and a freedom nomination was sneakily announced on the Xbox blog for this December. It was good to get a fresh look at the next title from the developer behind Steamworld Dig, but it was shot and sweet.
Forza Horizon 5
There’s a brand new Limited Edition Forza Horizon 5 Xbox Series X comptroller inbound, and it’s translucent neon yellow with amazing spray paint features in blue and pink. It made the entire GamesRadar team inning its head.
But, along with the new controller, we also got to see the opening drive of Forza Horizon 5. Showing off a blend of instrument speeding through the different biomes of Mexico, from jungles to wild ore and even an active volcano, it’s quite the ride to the Horizon festival. The two shiny new robe elevator also make an appearance. One thing’s for sure: We can’t ambush to get behind the wheel.
For a longer scrolls of titles on their way to Xbox, unit out this list of upcoming Xbox Series X games.