Xbox Bethesda E3 2021: All The Games & Announcements

E3 2021 continues with the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2021 live stream, featuring various release date announcements and new game reveals.

Check out the games below:

Halo Infinite

Halo Infinite will be available on day one with the Xbox Game Pass.

It’s coming in Holiday 2021 to the Xbox One family of consoles, Xbox Series X, and PC through the Microsoft Store and Steam. The legendary Halo series returns with a free-to-play multiplayer service and the most expansive Master Chief campaign yet. Features a grappling hook for traversing/weapons-stealing, returning vehicles and weapons in multiplayer, and improved graphics and 60+fps gameplay.

Starfield

Starfield will launch exclusively for Xbox Series X/S and PC on 11 November 2022. It’s also coming to Xbox Game Pass at launch.

Starfield is the first new universe in 25 years from Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning creators of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Fallout 4. In this next-generation role-playing game set amongst the stars, create any character you want and explore with unparalleled freedom as you embark on an epic journey to answer humanity’s greatest mystery.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Heart Of Chernobyl

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Heart Of Chernobyl is coming to Xbox consoles and PC on 28 April 2021.

From epic cutscenes and underground labs to open-world fields, here is the first look at the gameplay of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart Of Chernobyl. It’s also coming to Xbox Game Pass at launch.

It’s also coming to Xbox Game Pass at launch.

Back 4 Blood

Back 4 Blood is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and PC on 12 October 2021.

It’s also coming to Xbox Game Pass at launch.

Contraband

From Avalanche Studios and Xbox Game Studios, a co-op smuggler’s paradise set in the fictional world of 1970s Bayan.

It’s also coming to Xbox Game Pass at launch.

Sea Of Thieves A Pirate’s Life

Split across five incredible Tall Tales packed with secrets and side-quests, Sea Of Thieves A Pirate’s Life sees Captain Jack Sparrow sailing in from beyond the horizon to sweep players into an epic new adventure.

Free Jack from his prison and witness the power of the world’s greatest Pirate Treasure, which he just so happens to have stolen, before joining him on an unforgettable quest to stop dark forces from dominating this pirate paradise.

This lovingly crafted story will be available to play alone or with a crew and will be a free update for all players with the arrival of Sea Of Thieves Season Three on 22 June 2021.

Battlefield 2042

Battlefield 2042 is coming out on 22 October 2021.

Check out the gameplay trailer below:

Twelve Minutes

Twelve Minutes is coming Xbox console and day one to Xbox Game Pass on console, PC, and cloud on 19 August 2021.

An interactive thriller about a man trapped in a time loop. Featuring James McAvoy, Daisy Ridley, and Willem Dafoe.

Psychonauts 2

Psychonauts 2 is available on 25 August 2021. Play it day one with Xbox Game Pass.

Combining quirky missions and mysterious conspiracies, Psychonauts 2 is a platform-adventure game with cinematic style and tons of customizable psychic powers.

Psychonauts 2 serves up danger, excitement, and laughs in equal measure as players guide Raz on a journey through the minds of friends and foes on a quest to defeat a murderous psychic villain.

Fallout 76 Steel Reign

Steel Reign brings the conclusion of the Brotherhood of Steel storyline. You arrive back at Fort Atlas to find the tensions between Paladin Rahmani and Knight Shin have reached a boiling point. After swarms of Super Mutants start to appear and people are reported missing, how will you guide the Brotherhood? Will you take the side of justice or will you remain committed to duty? Free for Fallout 76 Players. Available on 7 July 2021.

The Steel Reign update includes:

  • New Questline – Choose what direction the Brotherhood of Steel will take and solve the mysteries behind the appearance of the Super Mutants
  • New Locations and Gear – Unlock unique gear and explore new locations as you uncover what’s been happening in Appalachia
  • Season 5 Scoreboard – K.D. Inkwell is back in Escape from the 42nd Century! Rank up to unlock new rewards including C.A.M.P. items, cosmetics, and more. Beginning July 7.
  • Legendary Crafting – Put those Legendary Modules to work and create your own 1, 2, & 3-star legendary items, right from the comfort of your own C.A.M.P.

Expeditions: The Pitt is a free update to Fallout 76 that will, for the first time, take you outside of Appalachia! Expeditions are story-driven, repeatable missions to various exciting locales in the Fallout universe – starting with The Pitt in 2022.

The Elder Scrolls Online

Experience Tamriel unleashed with Console Enhanced, a new version of the game for Xbox Series X|S that fully utilizes the native power of current-generation machines to provide incredible boosts to performance and graphical fidelity. Tamriel has never looked or played better on consoles with Console Enhance – available on 15 June 2021 for Xbox Series X|S.

Explore a world without limits and play your way in The Elder Scrolls Online, an ever-growing online saga set in the renowned universe of the Elder Scrolls. Join millions of players and tell your own story with your choice of fully customizable classes, action-packed combat, and hundreds of hours of adventure and exploration with no subscription required.

Party Animals

Get ready to party like an animal. Party Animals is coming to Xbox Game Pass in 2022.

Fight with or against your friends in Party Animals. Choose your character from a diverse cast of adorable animals as you battle it out across multiple game modes to be the last one left standing in the ultimate competitive brawler.

Hades

Publisher Private Division and developer Supergiant Games will release Hades for PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, and Xbox One both physically and digitally on 13 August 2021.

Hades first launched for the Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store in September 2020 following a 10-month Early Access period.

Somerville

In the wake of catastrophe, you must find the means to make your family whole again. Somerville is a Sci-Fi adventure grounded in the intimate repercussions of large scale conflict.

It will release for Xbox Series, Xbox One, and PC in 2022. It will also be available via Xbox Game Pass.

Diablo 2 Resurrected

Diablo II Resurrected will launch for PS5, Xbox Series, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC on 23 September 2021, publisher Blizzard Entertainment and developer Vicarious Visions announced.

A Plague Tale Requiem

Embark on an emotional and breathtaking journey. Follow Amicia and her brother Hugo on a perilous new quest, doing whatever it takes to survive a brutal, uncaring world.

A Plague Tale Requiem will be released on Xbox Series X|S and PC in 2022. The game will be available at launch on Xbox Game Pass for Consoles, PC and Cloud.

Far Cry 6

Watch the new Far Cry 6 gameplay from the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase. Takedown settlements with the help of an angry alligator Fang for Hire, resolver weapons, and customizable backpacks. Bring freedom back to Yara with co-op matchmaking.

Slime Rancher 2

Developer Monomi Park has announced Slime Rancher 2 for Xbox Series and PC. It will launch in 2022.

Slime Rancher 2 is a sequel to the award-winning, smash-hit original that has been enjoyed by over 10 million fans worldwide. Continue the adventures of Beatrix LeBeau as she journeys to Rainbow Island, a mysterious land brimming with ancient technology, unknown natural resources, and an avalanche of wiggling, jiggling, new slimes to discover.

As Beatrix attempts to unravel the island’s secrets and uncover its true purpose, she’ll build, ranch, and farm within a beautiful conservatory, whose sparkling glass walls give her a full view of the prismatic paradise she now calls home. Key features include a new rainbow-hued island to explore, new slimes to breed and capture, and the chance to build a conservatory to craft new gadgets and upgrade your vacpack.

Shredders

A love letter to snowboarding, Shredders takes inspiration from snowboarding movies, the Amped games from the original Xbox, and the snowboarding heroes on social media. Shredders is a project fed by passion and built to shine on Xbox Series X|S.

Atomic Heart

Atomic Heart is coming day one to Xbox Game Pass on console, PC, and cloud.

Atomic Heart takes place in the Soviet Union in an alternative reality sometime in 1955, where technology like the internet, holograms and robots have already been invented. The main protagonist is a special agent called P-3, who is sent by the government to investigate a manufacturing facility that has fallen silent.

Replaced

Discover the dark secrets of Phoenix-City. Define your shared future in REPLACED coming in 2022 to Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Xbox Game Pass for Console and PC, with an optimized version for Xbox Series X|S.

REPLACED is a 2.5D sci-fi retro-futuristic action platformer where you play as R.E.A.C.H. – an artificial intelligence trapped in a human body against its own will. REPLACED combines cinematic platforming, pixel art and free-flow action combat with a deep, engaging dystopian story set in an alternative 1980s.

Grounded

The Grounded Shroom & Doom Update is available on 30 June 2021. Play it with Xbox Game Pass.

Befriend pets, build castles, unlock achievements, fight the Broodmother, and so much more, in one of the biggest updates to Grounded yet.

Among Us

Among Us celebrates its 3rd birthday on 15 June 2021, and our gift to you is a special update: You can play with EVEN MORE of your friends with the launch of 15 Player Lobbies.

The 15 Player Lobby update will be launched on all available platforms, including Windows Store and Xbox Game Pass for PC. It will also be available on Xbox consoles later this year.

Among Us is coming to Xbox Game Pass on Xbox consoles & cloud later this year.

Eiyuden Chronicle

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes will launch for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2023, preceded by town-building action RPG Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising in 2022, publisher 505 Games and developer Rabbit & Bear Studios announced. Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes will also be available via Xbox Game Pass on day one.

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes is an exciting new JRPG adventure published by 505 Games and developed by Rabbit & Bear Studios. Featuring a traditional 6-character battle system utilizing painstakingly created 2D sprites and gorgeous 3D backgrounds.

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes is a celebration of the JRPG genre readily associated with studio lead Yoshitaka Murayama (Suikoden I & II) and director Osamu Komuta. Eiyuden Chronicles is both a throwback to the classic JRPG games that have entertained millions and a modern, exciting tale of discovery and adventure featuring a cast of hundreds of fully realized characters.

The Ascent

Play The Ascent day one on console, PC, and cloud with Xbox Game Pass on August 19, 2021. The Ascent is a solo and co-op Action-shooter RPG set in a cyberpunk world. The mega-corporation that owns you and everyone, The Ascent Group, has just collapsed. Can you survive without it?

Age Of Empires IV

Age of Empires IV is available on 28 October 2021. Play it day one with Xbox Game Pass for PC.

One of the most beloved real-time strategy games returns to glory with Age of Empires IV on Xbox Game Pass for PC, Windows Store, and Steam, putting you at the centre of epic historical battles that shaped the world. Featuring both familiar and innovative new ways to expand your empire in vast landscapes with stunning 4K visual fidelity, Age of Empires IV brings an evolved real-time strategy game to a new generation.

Choose your path to greatness with 8 diverse civilizations, 4 distinct campaigns with 35 missions that include legendary historical figures, user-generated content tools for custom games, 8 player multiplayer modes, and a tutorial system and story mode designed for first-time players to help achieve easy setup and success.

The Outer Worlds 2

New solar system, new crew, same Outer Worlds. The Outer Worlds 2 is coming…and when that day is closer we will show you more…but until then enjoy this.

Microsoft Flight Simulator

Microsoft Flight Simulator is coming to Xbox Series X|S July 27, 2021. Play it day one with Xbox Game Pass.

Players will experience the same level of depth and complexity that fans of the critically acclaimed flight simulator have come to love on PC.

The Microsoft Flight Simulator team also announced today a one-of-a-kind expansion in partnership with Paramount Studios to coincide with the exciting launch of the new Top Gun: Maverick movie. More details on the experience will be revealed as the 19 November premiere of the movie and release of the expansion draw closer.

Forza Horizon 5

Publisher Microsoft and developer Playground Games have announced Forza Horizon 5 for Xbox Series, Xbox One, and PC. It will launch on 9 November 2021.

Your ultimate Horizon adventure awaits! Explore the vibrant and ever-evolving open-world landscapes of Mexico with limitless, fun driving action in hundreds of the world’s greatest cars. Play Forza Horizon 5 day one with Xbox Game Pass.

Mike Brown, creative director of Forza Horizon 5 debuts an extended first look at gameplay. Join Mike and a few friends as they showcase a taste of what Forza Horizon 5 has to offer. Beautiful, diverse landscapes are on display as our players dip into a game of Piñata Pop through Horizon Arcade.

Redfall

The quaint island town of Redfall, Massachusetts, is under siege by a legion of vampires who have blocked out the sun and cut the island off from the outside world. Trapped with a handful of survivors against diabolical enemies threatening to bleed the town dry, choose your hero from a diverse roster, grouping up with others to create the perfect team of vampire slayers.

Redfall is an open-world co-op FPS being developed by Arkane Austin and will launch exclusively on Xbox Series X|S and PC in Summer 2022. Play it Day One with Xbox Game Pass.

Xbox Mini Fridge

Xbox and chill. Coming to you Holiday 2021.

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Author: Alleef Ashaari

Aspiring writer. Born in Amsterdam, raised in Malaysia. Comics are my passion. A gamer and science fiction enthusiast. PSN: AlleefAshaari

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