Microsoft will host an “Xbox and Bethesda Softworks Developer_Direct” on January 25 at 12:00 pm PT / 3:00 pm ET, which will present an inside look at games coming to Xbox, PC, and Game Pass over the next few months, the company announced. You will be able to watch it on YouTube and Twitch.
The broadcast will be presented by the game creators themselves from studios including Arkane Austin, Mojang Studios, Turn 10 Studios, and ZeniMax Online Studios. It will focus on “big features, extended gameplay showcases, and the latest information on Xbox games launching in the next few months,” including The Elder Scrolls Online, Forza Motorsport, Minecraft Legendsduck Redfall.
Viewers can expect the following:
- The Elder Scrolls Online – Studio Director Matt Firor will unveil 2023’s major Chapter update, including the latest regions of Tamriel to become playable in The Elder Scrolls Online, as well as a major new feature coming in the game’s biggest update this year. The Developer_Direct will be immediately followed by the full, standalone The Elder Scrolls Online Chapter Reveal Event, hosted by Zenimax Online Studios, which will provide all the in-depth details The Elder Scrolls Online players will be keen to know.
- Forza Motorsport – The team at Turn 10 Studios have been hard at work, bringing fans the next generation of Forza Motorsportbuilt from the ground up to take advantage of Xbox Series X|S. Forza Motorsport is back, and we can’t wait to share more gameplay and exciting new details.
- Minecraft Legends – Mojang Studios will showcase an insider’s look into the player-versus-player multiplayer experience in Minecraft Legends—the upcoming action–strategy game from the makers of Minecraft. Developed in partnership with Blackbird Interactive and launching this spring, don’t miss exclusive gameplay footage at the Developer_Direct.
- Redfall – The minds behind Dishonored and Prey, Arkane Austin, will showcase several minutes of gameplay from their upcoming first-person shooter. The Developer_Direct will reveal single and multiplayer gameplay, showing more of how you and your friends will take down bloodthirsty Vampires on the picturesque island of Redfall, Massachusetts. Fans can expect to learn more about combat, customization, bosses, the open world, and more.
Starfield will not be featured during the event, but a standalone show is in the works “to dedicate the proper amount of time for a deep dive.”