Latest Rumor Reveals Big Plans From Xbox for Starting 2023 With a Bang After Missing the Shot in the Game Awards

Published 12/11/2022, 6:30 AM EST

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Microsoft has been in the news ever since the Xbox maker announced the eyebrow-raising giant deal, worth $68.7 billion, with Call of Duty publisher Activision. In the last few months, the company remained very active as well in sharing many ambitious updates for the future. Surprisingly, though, the recently concluded Game Awards lacked major Xbox announcements.

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Following a negative reaction of loyal fans on the social media, the Xbox Vice President for marketing took to Twitter to assure them of multiple reveals in the next year. Now, we do have an extra intel on this situation and it’s quite interesting to say the least.

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Xbox might come up with an event in Q1 2023, based on the latest rumor

A lot of Xbox enthusiasts wondered why there was no news for any in-development title from Microsoft as soon as The Game Awards wrapped up. Some of the well-known people from the gaming space expressed their disappointment on the complete lack of updates and announcements from the team. Have a look at them below:

Another reason for such reactions was that rival Sony left no stone unturned in gaining huge attention during The Game Awards. The prestigious event saw the PlayStation giant coming out with numerous updates and surprise announcements for projects like Death Stranding 2. On the other hand, Xbox had nothing to show.

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But according to industry insider Jez Corden from Windows Central, Microsoft might be planning something big already. According to him, Xbox is rumored to have an event in the first quarter of the next year. “I’ve heard some tentative, and unverifiable rumors recently that Microsoft may be exploring some kind of event for Q1, possibly in the vein of its X0 events of the pre-pandemic age,” he wrote in an article.

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His article was published after Aaron Greenberg, Vice President of Xbox Games Marketing at Microsoft, assured the fans by promising lots of new reveals in 2023.

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Now, going by the latest speculation from Jez, it seems like Xbox lovers may end up witnessing a surprise in Q1 2023. Hopefully, Microsoft won’t disappoint them. What are your thoughts on this situation? Let us know in the comments down below.

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Mintu Tomar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. After completing his bachelor's in Philosophy, he has followed his passion for covering news as a budding journalist. He lives and breathes video games and is a die-hard Call of Duty fan.
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