Gamescom 2021 begins on August 25 and Xbox started off with their 90 minute showcase showcase of games coming soon on both console and PC. In this almost 90 minute showcase, we see what we have in store for games coming soon. You can watch the full showcase below:
The showcase starts with a gameplay trailer for Dying Light 2 Stay Human. In this trailer, we are introduced to the parkour and combat systems developed in the game.
Microsoft Flight Simulator teases the free up coming World Update VI on September 7. Germany, Austria, Switzerland features new aerial imagery, high-resolution elevation maps, and 3D cities. Hand crafted 100 famous locations and several new airports. Also include new discovery flights, fresh landing challenges, and bush trips that showcase this beautiful region of our planet. And free to all players.
More releases under “Local Legends” the release of the German plane: Junkers JU-52 also called “Tante JU” or “Aunt JU.” The team has gone to great lengths to recreate the plane as authentically and accurately as possible.
Microsoft Flight Simulator has partnered with Volocopter and adding an eVTOL air taxi called “VoloCity.” The game is integrating these electric air taxis and incorporating Volocopers’ vision for urban air mobility into Microsoft Flight Simulator. Coming in November, 2021.
And finally coming soon, Microsoft Flight Simulator and the Reno Air Racing Association are partnering up to bring the famous STIHL National Championship Air Races. The Reno Air Races expansion pack will be available this Fall.
Humble Games showcases a number of games becoming available on Game Pass on day one.
Reveal trailer of a fast-paced retro-FPS roguelite game: Into The Pit. You play as a member of a family of lore-hunting mystics you are summoned to a cursed village, drawn by rumours of a demonic portal.
Age of Empires IV releasing on October 28, 2021. Showcasing “Hands-On Histories” a segment of 3-5 minute deep dives on fun subjects in history. We get a look at the trebuchet.
Coming to Game Pass, Xbox is adding Xbox Cloud Gaming.
Wasteland 3: Cult of the Holy Detonation – expands the Wasteland 3 experience with entry into the Cheyenne Mountain complex, crammed with new characters, enemies, challenging combat encounters, and powerful new weapons and armor. Coming October 5.
Sea of Thieves – Mayhem Ship Set: a collaboration between Sea of Thieves and Borderlands: Vaults of Pandora. Check out this limited timed event until September 7, 2021.
State of Decay 2: Homecoming free update for all players coming out on September 1, 2021. Returning to Trumbull Valley where this all begun, players can look forward to six new bases, as well as unique weapons and outfits.
Announcement trailer of this action RPG, where you master intense combat while exploring the ancient ruins of a mysterious civilization. Stray Blade coming in 2022.
Crusader Kings III is coming to Xbox for the first time in franchise history. Paradox Interactive will bring their grand strategy role playing game of majesty and intrigue of medieval court politics to an entirely new audience on Xbox.
Raz returns in Psychonauts 2. In combining quirky missions and mysterious conspiracies, this platform-adventure game has a cinematic style and tons of customizable psychic powers.
Get a first look at an Xbox exclusive from the makers of SteamWorld – The Gunk. Hits day one on Game Pass in December 2021.
Forza Horizon 5, the highlight of this Xbox Showcase reveals an exclusive Xbox controller inspired by the game.
Showcasing the two cover cars for the game:
the Mercedes-AMG ONE & the 2021 Ford Bronco Badlands
And to end the Gamescom 2021 Xbox Showcase, Forza Horizon 5 shows 8 minutes of gameplay including never seen before content and features.
What did you think about Gamescom 2021 Xbox Showcase? What are you excited for? Are you on Game Pass and now worried your backlog just keeps getting bigger and bigger? Let us know in the comments below…