Everything announced at Xbox Games Showcase 2024

Xbox Games Showcase 2024 was definitely a huge blast!

Xbox Games Showcase 2024

Microsoft didn’t hold back this time at its Xbox Games Showcase 2024, and as far as the number of games announced, a ton of games are coming to Xbox Game Pass, making the service much more alluring to consumers. It’s been, by far, the best showcase they’ve compared to last year’s Xbox Games Showcase 2023 and the recent State of Play by PlayStation.

Here are the all the announcements from Microsoft’s Xbox Games Showcase 2024.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 Gameplay Reveal

The release date for Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 is scheduled for release on October 25, 2024. Described as a “spy action thriller” set in the 1990s, the game will feature a campaign mode and introduce 16 new multiplayer maps, most of which are tailored for 6v6 battles. Additionally, the popular Zombie mode will return, and an open beta will be available prior to the launch of Black Ops 6.

Doom: The Dark Ages

Doom returns with a fresh twist, taking players on a journey to uncover the origins of the Doom Slayer in an all-new prequel adventure. The brief but captivating trailer for Doom: The Dark Ages revealed a novel battle against Hell’s forces. As in the previous installments, the Doom Slayer is equipped with his shotgun and incredible speed and strength. However, this time, he also has a formidable shield, which he can use to close in on foes, stun them, and even hurl it at enemies like a deadly frisbee.

State of Decay 3

State of Decay 3 made a long-awaited return at the Xbox Games Showcase 2024 after several years of silence. The latest trailer offered glimpses of an escalating zombie menace, the battle for survival, and the challenge of building a new life for your expanding community of resilient homesteaders.

Dragon Age: The Veilguard

The latest trailer for Dragon Age: The Veilguard provides an in-depth look at the companions you can enlist on your journey through a fantastical world. You’ll be able to recruit seven distinct companions, each with their intricate backstory to uncover. BioWare promises this installment will build upon the lore, worlds, and characters established in previous Dragon Age games.

The new companions include Harding, a skilled scout; Neve, a sharp-witted detective; Emmrich, a master necromancer; Taash, a fierce dragon hunter; Davrin, a steadfast warden; Bellar, who navigates the Veil; and Lucanis, a formidable mage-slayer.

Starfield: The Shattered Space

Starfield returns with an exciting expansion called The Shattered Space. This new addition focuses on a mysterious force emerging in the city of Dazra, located on the secretive homeworld of House Va’Ruun. Players will delve into this cosmic threat, uncover unique weaponry, and acquire new, sophisticated gear as they journey through the vast reaches of space.

Fallout 76 – Skyline Valley

Fallout 76 is expanding its world with new terrain for players to explore in Bethesda’s post-apocalyptic setting. Starting June 12, 2024, players can head south to Skyline Valley, where they’ll encounter a mysterious electric storm and uncover the secrets hidden within Vault 63.

Clair Obscur: Expedition 33

Among the new titles featured during the showcase was Clair Obscur: Expedition 33, the debut game from Sandfall Interactive. Scheduled for release on Xbox Series X|S and PC in 2025, this RPG will have players embark on an expedition to defeat the Paintress, a relentless adversary determined to eliminate the last remaining human survivors.

South of Midnight

South of Midnight unveiled its first gameplay trailer, highlighting its folktale-inspired setting and third-person action gameplay. The trailer provided more insights into the game’s narrative, which is set in the town of Prospero, ravaged by a hurricane. The protagonist, Hazel, must navigate a Southern Gothic world where reality and fantasy merge. The game is set to release on Xbox Series X|S and PC in 2025.

World of Warcraft: The War Within

Azeroth’s champions prepare to face a new threat as World of Warcraft’s latest chapter, The War Within, launches on August 26, 2024.

Metal Gear Solid Delta: Snake Eater

The latest gameplay trailer for Metal Gear Solid Delta: Snake Eater gave fans a glimpse of the enhanced visuals and immersive 3D audio that await them in this reimagined Big Boss prequel. While the iconic storyline from the PS2 classic remains untouched, the gameplay has been modernized to emphasize the core themes of survival and stealth in a hostile jungle environment. Players seeking a nostalgic experience can also opt for the original control scheme and gameplay style.

Sea of Thieves

Sea of Thieves is about to get a whole lot hotter with the release of Season 13 on July 25, 2024. A new world event will give players the opportunity to captain the legendary Burning Blade, Flameheart’s iconic ship now outfitted with a formidable flamethrower. Get ready to unleash fiery mayhem upon your unsuspecting foes!

Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn

The creators of Ashen return with Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn, an explosive indie Souls-like that thrusts players into a high-stakes battle against vengeful gods and their undead army. Humanity’s fate rests in your hands as you unleash a fury of vengeance, magic, and gunpowder. The wait won’t be long, as this thrilling adventure launches on July 18, 2024.

Age of Mythology: Retold

The latest trailer for Age of Mythology: Retold offered a deeper glimpse into its mythical world where divine beings clash with mortals and monstrous creatures. Slated to launch later this year, the game seeks to blend the beloved classic elements of the franchise with modern RTS gameplay and visuals.

Perfect Dark

One of the standout surprises at the Xbox Games Showcase was the grand return of Perfect Dark, which debuted with a sleek and action-packed gameplay trailer. Blending espionage with intense gunfights, the game follows Joanna Dark as she tracks down the notorious criminal Daniel Carrington to unravel a mystery that endangers the world.

Diablo IV: Vessel of Hatred

The visually stunning and emotionally gripping trailer for Diablo IV: Vessel of Hatred hints at a dark and intense new chapter for Blizzard’s acclaimed action-RPG. Players will venture into the uncharted depths of Nahantu’s vibrant jungles when the first expansion launches on October 8, 2024.


A gameplay trailer for Fable has finally emerged, showcasing the whimsical magic, menacing monsters, and seasoned heroes that await players in this fantastical realm. Set to release in 2025, the trailer teases a light-hearted and humorous tone for this adventure through Albion, where choices made along the way will shape the player’s destiny.


Bad Guitar, in partnership with NetEase Games, unveiled their latest project, FragPunk. This vibrant 5v5 hero shooter promises a fresh take on the genre with its unique gameplay modifier card system, allowing players to strategically alter the rules of combat. Slated for a 2025 release on Xbox Series X|S and PC, FragPunk will host future betas for both platforms, giving players a chance to experience this innovative twist on the hero shooter formula.

Winter Burrow

Embark on a heartwarming adventure as a fashionable mouse in Winter Burrow. You’ll arrive at your childhood home, a rundown tree stump, just as a harsh winter sets in. Your mission: to renovate this dwelling into a warm and welcoming refuge, all while searching for your missing aunt, who has been captured by an owl.


Beethoven & Dinosaur, the studio behind the critically acclaimed The Artful Escape, is set to release Mixtape in 2025. This narrative-driven game follows three friends on their final night of high school as they embark on a memorable adventure. Through a combination of dreamlike reenactments and narrative vignettes, players will explore the formative experiences and pivotal moments that shaped the friends’ lives. Accompanied by a killer soundtrack featuring music from Devo, The Smashing Pumpkins, Iggy Pop, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Joy Division, and more, Mixtape promises to be a nostalgic and emotionally resonant experience.

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024

November 19, 2024, marks the official launch date for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2024, and it’s shaping up to be an even more ambitious endeavor than its acclaimed predecessor. Asobo Studio has crafted a vast and varied fleet of aircraft for players to pilot, promising an immersive and visually stunning experience as they explore a meticulously detailed virtual Earth.

Life is Strange: Double Exposure

Max Caulfield, the protagonist of the original Life is Strange, returns in a new narrative adventure. Years have passed since her time in Arcadia Bay, and now Max is determined to uncover the truth behind her best friend’s death. Using her newfound power to manipulate timelines, she sets out to unravel a complex mystery. The first two chapters of Life is Strange: Double Exposure will be available to players on October 15, 2024.


Mech enthusiasts can look forward to a new multiplayer shooter coming in August 2024. Mecha Break offers an exciting mix of customizable mechs, player-created pilots, and a diverse arsenal for intense battles. The closed beta will give players a chance to explore the different gameplay modes and refine their mech builds before the official release.

Indiana Jones and the Great Circle

The latest trailer for Indiana Jones and the Great Circle promises another thrilling adventure filled with treacherous ruins, hidden secrets, and a familiar cast of villains. Scheduled for a 2024 release, this new installment takes place between the events of Raiders of the Lost Ark and The Last Crusade, as Indy embarks on a quest to unravel a historical enigma while facing off against nefarious forces.

Wuchang: Fallen Feathers

Wuchang: Fallen Feathers is a Souls-like action game set in the fading Ming Dynasty era of Shu. Players take on the role of Wuchang, a pirate warrior grappling with amnesia and Ornithropy, a devastating affliction that grants immense power at a terrible cost. To survive the warring factions and monstrous creatures that roam the land, Wuchang must explore Shu and learn to control the curse that consumes them.


The latest story trailer for Avowed, an upcoming RPG set to launch later this year, introduces Giatta, one of the four companions players will encounter on their journey. The trailer also sheds light on the player’s role as an envoy of the Aedyran Empire, tasked with investigating the mysterious Dreamscourge and exploring the uncharted frontier.


Rebellion, the studio behind Sniper Elite and Zombie Army, is venturing into a new genre with Atomfall. This single-player survival-action game throws players into a chilling reimagining of the British countryside. Idyllic pubs and quaint villages belie a sinister reality – five years after a fictional nuclear disaster in 1957, the area is a quarantine zone crawling with danger. Inspired by Cold War paranoia, folk horror, and classic British sci-fi, Atomfall promises a suspenseful journey through a hauntingly beautiful wasteland.

Assassin’s Creed: Shadows

A first look at Assassin’s Creed Shadows gameplay revealed a visually captivating depiction of feudal Japan, where the paths of two skilled assassins, samurai Yasuke and ninja Naoe, converge in a deadly dance of blades and shadows.

Stalker 2: Heart of Chernobyl

The latest trailer for Stalker 2: Heart of Chornobyl offered a tantalizing glimpse into the dangers and wonders awaiting players in the Exclusion Zone. A blend of in-game footage and narrative elements showcased a variety of locations to explore, perilous encounters with mutated creatures, and the enigmatic archanomalies that players will discover on their journey.

New Xbox Series X Digital Console

Microsoft surprised gamers with the announcement of a new digital Xbox Series X model and fresh color options, even though a mid-gen refresh or dedicated handheld device was not revealed. Interestingly, Xbox president Sarah Bond hinted at the company’s ongoing efforts to develop the next generation of Xbox consoles, sparking speculation and excitement among fans.

Gears of War: E-Day

The next installment in the Gears of War saga promises a return to a familiar, yet war-torn world. Set 14 years prior to the original game, Gears of War: E-Day will delve into the chaotic emergence of the Locust Horde and humanity’s desperate fight for survival. Amidst the familiar faces and battle-scarred landscapes, players can count on Marcus Fenix to lead the charge against the subterranean menace.

Founder, Chief Editor