After a lackluster year 2022 and a total absence during the Game Awards 2022Xbox seems to have realized its shortcomings and wanted to raise the bar from the start of 2023. An Xbox conference is well planned for the start of the year, it’s called Developer_direct.
Where and when to watch the Xbox Developer Direct conference
The broadcast date of the Xbox Developer Direct conference is scheduled for Wednesday, January 25, here is the information to know about it.
- What ? developer_direct
- When ? Wednesday January 25, 2023 at 9 p.m.
- How long ? 43 minutes very precisely
- Where ? The event broadcast entirely live on Xboxygen and the brand’s usual channels, namely Youtube and Twitch.
A conference not to be missed at the start of the year at Xbox
The leaks have therefore been confirmed since the format mentioned in mid-January fits well with what was announced by Microsoft.
On the program of this conference, information concerning Redfall, Minecraft Legends, Forza Motorsport but also The Elder Scrolls Online which will present its new extension apart just after the Xbox Developer Direct.
Officially, only these four games will be presented at the event, but Microsoft may be keeping a surprise or two in store, knowing that the Xbox community has been waiting for release dates for many of the games already announced for a long time. In particular, we are awaiting news from goldeneye 007announced last September.
Aaron Greenberg, head of marketing at Xbox, gave a small clarification by stating that this Xbox Developer Direct conference will not have a presenter. These will be videos shot within the various studios with comments from developers.
This is exactly what “no host” means. Enter the game studios and let our development teams guide you through gameplay demos.
So you can mark the date of next Wednesday January 25 at 9 p.m. in your diaries to discover this first Xbox Developer Direct on YouTube and Twitch. As usual, you can count on Xboxygen to follow the event and the announcements live! Here are the official details on the four main games featured.
- The Elder Scrolls Online: Studio Director Matt Firor will reveal Major Chapter 2023 and the new regions of Tamriel you can explore, as well as a new feature coming in the game’s biggest update, coming this year . Following the Developer_Direct, you will be able to find an event dedicated entirely to this Chapter of ESO, presented by Zenimax Online Studios, which will present in depth all the details that will delight members of the community.
- Forza Motorsport: The team at Turn 10 Studios is working to bring you the next generation of Forza Motorsport, designed to harness the power of Xbox Series X|S. Forza Motorsport is back and we can’t wait to show you gameplay footage and reveal some exciting details.
- Minecraft Legends: Mojang Studios will bring us the competitive experience of Minecraft Legends, the action-strategy game from the creators of Minecraft. The title is developed in partnership with Blackbird Interactive and will be released in the spring. Don’t miss the exclusive gameplay footage shown during Developer_Direct.
- Redfall: the Arkane Austin studio, creator of Dishonored and Prey, will reveal several minutes of gameplay of its new FPS. You’ll be able to experience footage from the single and multiplayer modes and understand how you’ll fight against the bloodthirsty vampires of the picturesque island of Redfall, Massachusetts. Expect to learn more about the combat system, customization, bosses, open world and more.
Where is Starfield?
Starfield is arguably Bethesda’s most anticipated game to date. The game will not be presented this time, but a conference will be dedicated to it soon.
“In order to give him the time he deserves, Starfield will have its own conference, currently in production. »
This choice seems logical given that Starfield is by far the biggest and most anticipated project in the Xbox universe for a long time. We can cross our fingers for news about the gameplay of the game and the progress of the project, the precise release of which remains unknown. It remains to be seen how this unique meeting organized by Xbox will unfold and whether the information that will be shared there will be significant.
🗓️ See you on January 25 at 9 p.m.
— Bethesda France (@Bethesda_fr) January 11, 2023