Get an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming Xbox offerings through Xbox Developer Direct 2024
Attention, Xbox fans! Are you eager to know what your beloved console has in store for you this year? There have been some rumors floating around, but there is no need to rely on hearsay for too long! The official announcement of Xbox Developer Direct 2024 promises to offer us exclusive first looks at numerous high-profile Xbox projects slated to launch on the platform within the next 12 months.
When is Xbox Developer Direct 2024 Happening?
The next Xbox Developer Direct will take place on Thursday, January 18, at 12 pm PT / 3 pm ET / 8 pm UK.
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Xbox Developer Direct 2024: What to Expect?
Xbox presented its first Developer Direct event last January and unveiled exciting updates on upcoming titles like Forza Motorsport and Redfall.
The event debuted as Microsoft's strategic response to Sony's State of Play and Nintendo's Direct, aiming to generate excitement and anticipation for future Xbox releases.
Xbox aficionados, therefore, can expect to enjoy some fantastic showcases in the upcoming edition of Xbox Developer Direct.
These are the games that have received official confirmation to be featured at the event:
MachineGames is gearing up to break the silence about its Indiana Jones project three years after its official announcement. The Xbox Developers Direct 2024 promises to allocate a 10-minute slot to the game. MachineGames offers an immersive dive into both the game's mechanics and the minds behind its creation. We will get to know about the game’s plot and setting and how to control the iconic, whip-wielding archeologist. The presentation will end with the gameplay trailer premiere.
Ara: History Untold
Announced in 2022, Ara: History Untold is set to break ground as an innovative turn-based historical grand strategy game, which will allow players to shape the course of history. Oxide Games, a studio founded by Civilization V veterans, will share gameplay footage and other details about its next grand release. Since the game comes from some of the best strategy game makers of all time, you should not miss the Developer's Direct if you are a big fan of the genre.
Obsidian has already given us glimpses of its forthcoming fantasy RPG, Avowed. The team behind Fallout: New Vegas is now preparing to offer an in-depth look at the gameplay and take gamers to the magical world of Living Lands. We will get to discover how Obsidian's mastery in crafting immersive worlds with profound themes, interactive gameplay, and responsive storytelling translates into Avowed. The game has already attracted comparisons with Elder Scrolls, but the new gameplay deep-dive might give it more of a unique look.
Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II
Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II is one of the first games crafted with the mastery of Unreal Engine 5. Ninja Theory invites us behind the curtains of their Cambridge den to offer insights into the studio’s creative process for the development of Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II. The inaugural game in the series became an unexpected hit, praised for its exceptional graphical quality and compelling storytelling. The game’s resounding success prompted Microsoft to take over the studio and secure the title as an Xbox exclusive.
How to Watch the Xbox Developer Direct 2024?
The event will stream live on Xbox's YouTube and Twitch channels, so mark your calendars for January 18 and stay tuned.