Xbox Partner Preview October 2023 Game Announcements

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Today, Microsoft hosted the Xbox Partner Preview livestream event for October 2023. The 30 minute event showcased several upcoming third-party titles set to launch on both Xbox and PC platforms. Microsoft unveiled a total of x games during the event. Here’s the comprehensive list of game announcements from the Xbox Partner Preview event for October 2023.

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth DonDoko Island Trailer

The show kicked off with a fresh trailer introducing Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth Dondoko Island. This island serves as a sub-area, housing a unique resort for players to explore.

Dive into a multitude of gameplay features on the island, from crafting your dream home, to island organization, bug-catching, fishing, and furniture construction. However, it’s not all serenity; you’ll face challenges from thugs and wild animals as they try to thwart your quest to build the island paradise of your dreams.

Ikaro Will Not Die Announcement Trailer

Ikaro Will Not Die, an upcoming third-person cyberpunk roguelite, is being developed by Futurelab, the creative minds behind Powerwash Simulator and Velocity. The trailer presented during this event provides a substantial first look at the gameplay of this thrilling new title.

Still Wakes the Deep Gameplay Trailer

The Chinese Room, renowned for Dear Esther, returns with a chilling narrative horror game, Still Wakes The Deep. Set in 1975, players are challenged to explore an eerie offshore oil rig in Scotland. However, all is not as it appears, as lurking horror awaits around every corner.

RoboCop Rogue City Trailer

One of the only titles shown that will be releaseing soon is RoboCop: Rogue City. Slated to launch on November 2, this title places players in the role of RoboCop as he brings justice to the crime-riddled streets of Detroit.

This new trailer features a deeper look into the storyline, gunplay, and characters you will encounter in the game. This title was one of our most enjoyable demos from Steam Next Fest.

Dungeons of Hinterberg Trailer

The Dungeons of Hinterberg trailer shines a spotlight on its social gameplay aspects. Players have the opportunity to interact with a diverse cast of characters when they’re not in combat. These interactions primarily occur in a bustling city, featuring relationship logs and mechanics. While the release date for this title remains undisclosed, it’s anticipated to arrive in 2024.

Spirit of the North 2 Reveal Trailer

In Spirit of the North 2, a fox and a raven form an alliance to restore lost guardians and find their way home, serving as the sequel to the 2019 original. Their journey leads them to the dark shaman Grimnir, and to survive in this beautiful yet dangerous world, they must work together.

Metal Gear Solid Snake Eater First In-Engine Look

The trailer provides an initial glimpse of the remake of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater. This remake is powered by Unreal Engine 5, and it certainly demonstrates its capabilities, with plenty of intricate details to spot in the short first-look video.

Manor Lords Trailer

Manor Lords, a soon-to-release historical city-building game, is set to launch on Game Preview for Windows and PC Game Pass on April 26, 2024, with an Xbox release to follow. The newly released trailer offers a glimpse into the gameplay, where players construct their ideal medieval town and safeguard its inhabitants.

The Finals Beta Trailer

The Finals is a team-based competitive shooter, offering a unique twist as it plunges players into a combat-centered game show within a virtual world. What sets it apart is the ability to “alter, exploit, and even destroy” this virtual realm. An open beta for Xbox will release on October 26, 2023, and it’s all available for free-to-play.

Ark Survival Ascended Trailer

Another sneak peek of an upcoming remake was revealed in the form of Ark Survival Ascended. This game, built in Unreal Engine 5, retains all the familiar dinosaur-battling, base-building, and exploration elements that fans have come to anticipate from the series.

Alan Wake 2 Gameplay

With just one day left until the release date of Alan Wake 2, Remedy has released the launch trailer. This trailer offers a blend of storyline elements and gameplay. Remedy also released a short showcased gameplay segment that shows combat using the new protagonist, Saga, as she ventures into an old house and confronts bizarre, menacing creatures.

Xbox has had an eventful week and a half, marked by the significant acquisition of Activision Blizzard. This acquisition paves the way for games produced by this studio to become available on the Game Pass service in the near future.

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