Xbox just aired its showcase at Tokyo Game Show 2022. During the show, several new games were announced for Xbox Game Pass, along with a release date for Deathloop, a new character for Overwatch 2, and more. Again.
If you didn’t catch the show, we’ve got our recap of everything that was shown at Xbox Tokyo Game Show 2022, or you can watch the full show below!
Royal 5 person
The show kicked off with a trailer for Persona 5 Royal, an enhanced re-release of Persona 5 coming to Xbox Game Pass on October 21. It was announced in June this year as part of Persona’s 25th anniversary, and it’s an addition to the Game Pass lineup that cements Phil Spencer’s intention to bring more Japanese titles to Xbox. Persona 5 Royal will come with all DLC packs and will be available on Xbox consoles and Windows PC.
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty
From the producers behind Nioh and Bloodborne, comes the action RPG Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty which has been announced for Xbox Game Pass, no release date has been confirmed but it will be a Day One title likely to arrive in 2023. The developers showed off the title with a new gameplay trailer which you can watch above.
Exoprimal, a Capcom multiplayer action game with 5v5 PVP and PVE missions where players must battle hordes of prehistoric monstrosities, is also coming to Xbox soles in the ambiguous “2023” release window. Gameplay seems to revolve around upgrading exosuit armor and completing challenges from a sinister artificial intelligence by the name of Leviathan. We’ve covered everything we know about the game here.
BlazBlue: Cross Beacon Battle Special Edition
BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle is a cross-universe fighting game featuring characters from Persona, Under Night In-Birth, and the RWBY web series to name a few. The game was released in 2018 on Playstation, Switch and PC but will come to Xbox Game Pass in the spring of 2023.
Guilty Equipment -Strive-
Another 2D animated fighting game from Arc System Works, Guilty Gear Strive will also be coming to Game Pass in Spring 2023. Guilty Gear Strive won Best Fighting Game at The Game Awards 2021 and is a fantastic entry-level drug. Guilty Gear’s list of titles.
Naraka: Bladepoint Yushan Ruins and Campaign Mode Chapter 2
Naraka: Bladepoint arrived exclusively on Xbox as a console launch exclusive in June 2022, with a “Showdown” campaign mode releasing in August 2022. Today at Tokyo Games Show we got a trailer for Chapter 2 of Showdown coming in October, and a new “Yushan Ruins” map set coming to Xbox in December 2022. New heroes, game modes, and areas all featured for the games’ next campaign mode iteration.
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered
Ni no Kuni Wrath of the White Witch will be released on Xbox for the first time and in all its remastered glory. Xbox dropped the game on Game Pass today to celebrate the launch of the Tokyo Games Show. Ni no Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom will launch on Xbox Game Pass in 2023.
Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony
Another surprise drop on Game Pass today was Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony. The Anniversary Edition has arrived on Game Pass and is a popular, dialogue-heavy visual adventure game that can also be played with Xbox cloud touch controls.
Overwatch 2: the new hero Kiriko
Overwatch 2 arrives on October 4 and launches as a free-to-play title. During today’s Xbox showcase, a new hero was revealed – Kiriko and her companion Fox Spirit. Kiriko will be a support character who can cleanse her teammates of negative effects, teleport directly to allies in need, has healing abilities, and wields a kunai. The developers compared her healing skills to Mercy and Moira. Kiriko’s “Kitsune Rush” ultimate will summon a fox spirit that boosts the movement, attack speed, and cooldowns of all nearby allies.
Chronicle of Eiyuden: One Hundred Heroes
The epic JRPG Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes will also be coming to Xbox Game Pass in 2023. The game started as Kickstarter in 2020 and showed off a brand new gameplay trailer on the Xbox storefront today. The game promises to be a love story of 90s JRPGs and will feature over 100 playable characters. Eiyuden Chronicles: Rising is already available for free on Game Pass if you need something to tide you over.
Dyson Sphere program
The Dyson Sphere Program is a sci-fi simulation from Youthcat Studios and is coming to PC Game Pass on October 13. Run your own intergalactic factory, denude and explore the universe, and research your procedurally generated planetary system. The Dyson Sphere program was inspired by Stellaris and the specific construction of dyson spheres in its game and has a major update coming in 2023 “Rise of the Dark Fog” bringing a new combat system to gameplay.
Forza Horizon: 10th Anniversary
Forza Horizon will celebrate its 10th anniversary in October, and a new trailer was released at the show today, showing the festival locations over the years – Britain, Italy, France, Australia, Colarado and Mexico. Forza Horizon 5’s Anniversary Update will release on October 11 with a new story, fan-favorite soundtracks, and a Midnight Battles mode. More information should be released on this soon.
Have you ever wanted Pokemon but with guns and grenades? Well Palworld is here and is the answer to those prayers. Palworld is an open-world crafting and survival multiplayer game where you collect Pokémon, uh, I mean “Friends” who will fight, cultivate and build for you. Palworld was previously touted for Steam but was announced today as coming to Xbox consoles in 2023.
Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey
Dropped onto Xbox Game Pass today at the show, Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey is now free to all subscribers, it’s also enhanced with 60 FPS support on Xbox Series X. Odyssey is set in ancient Europe, telling mythological stories of Athens and Sparta.
Fuga: Melodies of Steel
FUGA: Melodies of Steel is a charming and somewhat dark turn-based RPG with narrative adventure elements from CyberConnect2, and is now also available to download today on Xbox Game Pass. The announcement came with a brand new trailer for Fuga: Melodies of Steel 2 which will be released in 2023.
To wrap up the show, Xbox announced a release date for the highly anticipated Deathloop release, which is coming to Game Pass on September 20. Even better, it can be pre-installed starting today. The game was originally a Sony Playstation console exclusive, but September marks the end of that one-year deal. Ads for the game started rolling out this week and were spotted by avid fans on the Xbox Dashboard, so while it wasn’t a surprise announcement, Xbox fans will be happy to have an official date. for the exit. Upon release, Deathloop will receive free Golden Loop updates which will include a new weapon, enemies, upgrades, extended ending, and cross-platform matchmaking.
A big win for Xbox in Japan
In total, the show shared updates for 22 games on Xbox, including 13 from Japanese developers. 3 new additions dropped on Game Pass for download today, and the start of 2023 is shaping up to be a pretty busy release window. Since Game Pass launched in Japan in 2020, do you think this showcase has done enough to show fans that Xbox is committed to bringing more Japanese titles?
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