*UPDATED* Xbox Games Showcase COUNTDOWN: FIFA 21 trailer landing, Halo Infinite world premiere, Forza 8 reveal? Inside Xbox, Xbox 20/20, news, updates, games, reveals & more
What games could feature in this month’s Microsoft showcase of their next-gen console?
Xbox games are front & centre today!
Let the countdown begin.
Latest news – FIFA 21 trailer coming
At 4pm BST today the FIFA 21 trailer will go live!
Yesterday saw Kylian Mbappe confirmed as the FIFA 21 cover star.
There should be even more news about the game to come today!
Microsoft’s biggest franchise, Halo, has been teasing a World Premiere.
In an ideal world this would be a huge gameplay reveal, with a release date confirmation too.
Fans will just have to wait for the stream to find out!
Inside Xbox stream date confirmed
There’s now a firm date for the show that fans can circle in their calendar!
After the incredible display Sony put on with their PS5 reveal in June, Xbox fans are hoping they can reclaim the bragging rights.
The stream will be on 23 July and start at 9am PT. That’s 12pm ET and 5pm BST.
What games will feature?
So what could fans see this time?
The one title all Xbox fans want to hear more about is Halo Infinite.
A recent teaser about the villains of the game only increased the hype.
The game is expected by many to be a launch title for the Xbox Series X.
Gamers are waiting with bated breath for confirmation of release date or a glimpse of gameplay. We know Halo Infinite will feature, but how heavily!?
After Madden 21 featured last time, it’s reasonable to expect EA to return with FIFA 21 this month.
We’ve already seen a glimpse of gameplay and news, but things like the cover star are yet to be confirmed.
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Fans are keen to get a sense of the new game before they pre-order, and after a low-key EA Play there are still big questions around FIFA 21 that need answering.
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
While Ubisoft’s next Assassin’s Creed title got a big cinematic trailer at the last Xbox event, the lack of gameplay frustrated fans.
If there is any gameplay footage ready, then expect it to feature in this month’s show!
Fans expect some news about the latest instalment in the Xbox racer, maybe a reveal trailer. Surely we’ll see the game rev into life.
One of the other rumours flying about today’s stream is around an old favourite, Banjo-Kazooie!
Rare has renewed their Banjo-Kazooie trademark on the same date as the Xbox Games Showcase. Surely that’s too much of a coinsidence…