What to Expect from the Xbox Showcase at Gamescom 2021?

Published 08/18/2021, 5:45 AM EDT


This year, once again Microsoft’s gaming company has got the jump on PlayStation and Nintendo as they will be making an appearance at Gamescom. Xbox will be kicking off the Gamescom convention with a showcase of their own. The showcase is said to include more information regarding their third party titles coming to the Games Pass alongside trailers for other major titles.

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The game most players are looking forward to seeing more from is Halo: Infinite. Following the disaster that 343 industries experienced two years ago with the game, they will be hoping to deliver some quality graphics and dazzling gameplay mechanics with this title. Furthermore, they will be looking to identify and resolve any bugs that may have appeared during the game’s open beta. Infinite still does not have an official release date. 343 Industries may use this stage to reveal this major announcement. Other games we could be seeing more of include Forza Horizon 5, Fable and Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2.

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What will the Xbox Stream at Gamescom 2021 entail?

In addition to this, Xbox will focus on revealing some of the third-party titles coming to its Games Pass. In a press release, the publisher stated “You’ll get in-depth updates from some of our previously announced Xbox Game Studios titles alongside some of our third-party partners, including some of the incredible titles coming to Xbox this holiday, upcoming releases to our monthly subscription service, Xbox Game Pass, and much more.”

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Xbox’s stream will begin on 24th August 6PM BST. Following this, Gamescom will kick off with its Opening Night Live on August 25th. This celebration will be hosted by none other than Geoff Keighley. Similar to previous years, the convention has amassed a long list of developers that will be attending. Some of the names include 505 Games, Konami, Bandai Namco and more. The convention will be held online and streamed on the official Gamescom Twitch channel.

What are you hoping to see from Xbox at Gamescom 2021? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Aaron Dias is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. Currently, he is a student at Xaviers College and is heavily invested in eSports. His interest in eSports began when he was young, with titles like FIFA, WWE, and Grand Theft Auto.

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