Xbox Digital Broadcast at Tokyo Game Show 2023: Everything Announced


Microsoft made several announcements during its Xbox digital broadcast at Tokyo Game Show 2023, most of which revolved around Japan and Japan-inspired games and updates. Xbox executives Phil Spencer and Sarah Bond talked about the importance of the Japanese market. “Japan will always have a special place in my heart for its innovative ways to play, from the Game Boy to the PSP and Switch,” said Spencer.

Xbox revealed the collaboration between renowned Japanese developers Hidetaka “Swerve” Suehiro and Goichi “Suda51” Suda, announced the Xbox version of Octopath Traveler 2, and confirmed additional versions of Game Pass.

If you missed today’s broadcast, fear not. This roundup highlights all the biggest news and reveals that came from the Xbox digital broadcast at Tokyo Game Show 2023.

Xbox checks in to hotel barcelona

The title announcement was the first look at Hotel Barcelona, ​​a time-looping horror-action game collaboration between Hidetaka “Swerve” Suehiro and Goichi “Suda51” Suda. It will be available on Xbox Series X and S sometime in 2024.

Octopath Traveler 2 is finally coming to Xbox

Square Enix and Microsoft already announced a deal to bring more of the Japanese company’s games to Xbox, and during the show we got confirmation of an Xbox version of Octopath Traveler 2 in early 2024. Check out IGN’s Octopath Traveler 2 review for more.

Forza’s Japan course gets the spotlight

Microsoft showed off the upcoming Forza Motorsport and its Hakone course as well as the 2020 Toyota GR Supra from Xbox Game Studios’ Turn 10. Forza Motorsport Xbox Series 10th October

Fallout 76 delivers a megaton

Bethesda’s Fallout 76 is getting an Atlantic City update, and during the show art director Jonathan Rush announced that it’s so big that it’s being split into two releases. The first release arrives on December 5, and includes new locations, new factions, new missions, and new rewards. There is also a casino here. New Vegas vibes, anyone? Steam players who already own the game can join the fun soon, with Atlantic City available on public test servers starting October 3rd.

The Elder Scrolls Online has finally arrived in Japan

Keeping up with Bethesda Games, ZeniMax Online Studios has announced that massively multiplayer online role-playing game The Elder Scrolls Online is finally coming to Japan. The fully localized Japanese version will launch in Japan on November 15, 2023, with the Necrome expansion launching on consoles in February.

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy is coming to Game Pass

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy, a remake that compiles the first three entries (Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Justice for All, and Trials & Tribulations) into a single package, releases next week on September 26 on Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass. Will happen. It will also be available on mobile with touch controls.

Meanwhile, the Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Trilogy, consisting of remasters of volumes four, five, and six (Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Dual Destinies, and Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Spirit of Justice), is due out in early 2024. Are going to come. On Xbox Series X and S, Xbox One, and Windows PC.

Althea: The Wrath of Aferi looks like a fun fantasy adventure

Microsoft showcased Althea: The Wrath of Affair, a fantasy adventure developed by two brothers. It is set in a mysterious and dangerous ruined temple inspired by Japanese works, and involves Lily and her mysterious monk girlfriend Saadi. The battles and puzzles were designed with both characters in mind. Althea: The Wrath of Afar is coming soon to Xbox and PC.

Iyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes is the spiritual successor to the Suikoden series coming to Game Pass

Microsoft showcased Suikoden’s spiritual successor Iyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes, which is set to launch on Game Pass on April 24, 2024. The new trailer showed off beautiful visuals, turn-based battles and we got the feeling. Scale on offer.

Capcom’s Exoprimal gets an update

Capcom’s co-op-focused dinosaur killing mech game Exoprimal launches Season 2 on October 18, and during the Microsoft broadcast we got a taste of what to expect. A new stage is added to the season, called Ocean Plant, with a new final mission, new equipment, and new costumes. Street Fighter Crossover includes exosuit skins and emotes based on Ryu, Guile, and Chun-Li.

Infinity Stray: Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai gets a new trailer

Infinity Stray: Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai is an action RPG with visuals and art from the anime and manga will be released on September 28 and will be available on Xbox Series X and S and PC.

Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name confirmed for Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft has announced that Like a Dragon Gaiden: The Man Who Erased His Name is a day-to-day Game Pass release. It’s coming on November 9th. Like a Dragon: Ishin!, which came out on Xbox earlier this year, is also coming to Game Pass later this year.

Mineko Night Market is coming to Game Pass

Cute adventure game Mineko Night Market comes out as a Day-and-Date Game Pass and PC Game Pass title on October 26th.

my lovely queen is coming to xbox

My Lovely Empress, the third installment of the My Lovely series, is due out in 2024, and is coming soon to Xbox consoles and Windows PC.

Palworld is coming to Xbox in 2024

Palward, a monster-collecting RPG called “Pokémon with Guns,” got a new gameplay trailer and confirmed it’s coming to Xbox and Windows PC in 2024.

Party Animals gets an Ori crossover

It’s a little strange: The slapstick co-op game Party Animals, which launched this week, is getting Ori and Naru from the Ori series as playable characters.

Persona 3 Reload and Persona 5 Tactica get new trailers

Persona 3 Reload, releasing on all platforms as well as Game Pass in February 2024, got a new trailer. Meanwhile, turn-based strategy spin-off Persona 5 Tactica also got a new trailer. In it we see the new system Quests, which is a special stage separate from the main story with unique clearing conditions and big rewards. Persona 5 Tactica is available on November 17, 2023 on all platforms, as well as Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass.

PUBG: Battlegrounds’ upcoming map shown

Battle royale PUBG: Battlegrounds has received a new trailer showing the Erangel map, which will be releasing in October this year. The video shows a brief glimpse of a hidden underground door.

And finally… Wu Long: Fallen Dynasty DLC revealed

We end our roundup with the Wu Long: Fallen Dynasty DLC Conqueror of Jiangdong, which drops on September 27th. This second of three expansions adds new weapon types, enemies, and bosses. Two weapons from the recently released Lies of P are also set to hit Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty on September 27 as part of a crossover.

Wesley is the UK News Editor for IGN. Find him on Twitter at @wyp100. You can contact Wesley at [email protected] or confidentially at [email protected].

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