Following on from Jeff Grubb's comments about what not to expect at the Xbox and Bethesda Games show, the same industry insider has now shared a bit more insight about what fans can apparently expect from Microsoft moving forward.
Many of the same games mentioned in yesterday's list have been named-dropped once again - with Grubb claiming 2023 is the most of Microsoft and Bethesda's heavy-hitters are expected to launch. Here is his full comment via a story on GamesBeat:
"But then when is Microsoft going to finally call in the cavalry it has been promising fans since before this generation started? Well, the short answer to that is simple: 2023.
"Right now, the following games are all expected to launch in 2023 for Microsoft: Avowed, Fable, Perfect Dark, Everwilds, Hellblade 2, Contraband, InXile’s next game, Compulsion’s next game, The Coalition’s next non-Gears project"
Grubb goes onto state how there's of course the possibility that some of these games could easily slip, and even suggests Everwild got rebooted - a story for another time, perhaps.
"And all of those are significant projects. Of course, something like Everwilds, which Rare rebooted, could easily slip into 2024 and beyond."
How you would feel about all of the above-mentioned games arriving by or beyond 2023? Leave your thoughts down below.
This is perfect timing as next year you have other big name titles already, Starfield being very notable for one. They are spreading the huge games out as they should be. Because they have a TON of games coming...
I think, true next-gen will start this holyday. Both Xbox and PS have released their console one year early.
@Axlroselm Ya, seems to be the popular sentiment for sure..... just to think what another year would have given both consoles in terms of graphical upgrades.
I could have easily done with my XB1 X for the year.. (although I am loving that Series X SSD
Hopefully that means next year shall see Forza Motorsport then.
Not surprising after they were no shoes yesterday. Unfortunate, but it is what it is.
I mean the backlog is already pretty full. They did announce 27 new games for game pass. Baring in mind this does not include the additional monthly games we are going to get for example we know NFS Hot Pursuit Remastered is coming at some point on Game Pass. Its absolutely insane value for money. I hope they get another 5 million subscribers by the end of the year. The more subscribers they get, the better the games will be.
Don’t need an “insider” to tell you this old information, I was saying it last year 😉
As I have said, I fully expected this years show to be 'decent' but next years to be something Special.
I personally feel that these consoles actually came a year Late more than a Year early. Its just been 'unfortunate' that we have been in a global pandemic for well over a year now - which really impacts on the workflow - especially on games made by 'big' teams in an office.
Next years E3 should have more on Starfield, Fable, Perfect Dark, Avowed, Forza Motorsport and what ever else is likely over the 'next' 18months+.
This "insider" didn't even get all the obvious facts about this E3 right. He just guesses as any reddit user and some of them have guessed much more unlikely facts.
@BlueOcean he actually got the whole Xbox show to a T. It’s easy to think he got things wrong if you only see tidbits reported as rumors in sites like this, but every time he mentioned stuff like acquisitions in his podcast, he made it clear he was not expecting that to happen, despite him also saying he kept hearing “from people”, because the show was already scheduled before.
In my experience he tends to be very accurate, everyone has their misses (often because things change at the last minute.)
Acquisition talks are the riskiest of predictions because those deals can fall apart overnight and are abounded as soon as they are final, giving a ton of margin for error.
Imagine the end of 2022 into 2023. That might end up being the best 18 month period Xbox has ever had. We end 2022 with Starfield and Redfall. 2023 brings us (in any possible order) Perfect Dark, Fable, Compulsions game, Contraband, Forza Motorsport, InExiles game, Hellblade 2 and Avowed. Spread throughout the year that would be an incredible lineup. Heck I would be fine if 2 or 3 of those fell into 2024 with Everwild to receive extra polish. Then in 2024 you already have Everwild, Project Typhoon, and Project Dragon.
I think we already knew that would be the case. The bonus is they’ve managed to bolt together a very convincing schedule for the rest of 2021 and also for 2022.
I think Microsoft had to sort "blow their load" to prove that they had games this gen. The sucky part is we now have to wait forever for a lot of these games, because they are nowhere near ready...
Same as Zelda for nintendo.
Fable is the zelda of xbox, take your time on this gem.
I would expect Elder Scrolls 6 to be end of 2023.
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