Xbox Partner Preview Event Recap

Xbox gave us a preview of the future of their gaming library. To a recap of an unforgettable gaming event – the Xbox Partner Preview! We're excited to take you on a journey through this thrilling showcase of gaming excellence. From dazzling trailers to exclusive gameplay footage, this inaugural event was a celebration of our shared passion for the art of gaming.

We'll revisit the key moments from the event, where we delved into the extraordinary worlds crafted by our esteemed third-party partners. As the curtain rose on some of the most anticipated games of the future, we were delighted to have you with us, celebrating the love of gaming that unites us all. So, let's dive in and relive the magic of the Xbox Partner Preview!

Metal Gear Solid Δ: Snake Eater First In-Engine Look

The game's environments are rendered in UE5 and captured in real-time. METAL GEAR SOLID Δ: SNAKE EATER is a remake of METAL GEAR SOLID 3 SNAKE EATER, first released in 2004. This iconic remake invites players to reimmerse themselves in the original story that set the stage for the Metal Gear series, now revitalized with cutting-edge graphics and 3D audio. The lush, unforgiving jungle comes to life in unprecedented detail, offering an immersive experience that elevates the thrill of stealth survival action to new heights. Brace yourself for a journey as you step into the shoes of the legendary Solid Snake encounter and prepare to encounter a reimagined world of intrigue, espionage, and unforgettable encounters.

Alan Wake 2: New Gameplay

In the lead-up to its highly anticipated Xbox Series X|S and Windows launch on October 27, 2023, Remedy Studios left gamers on the edge of their seats with the electrifying launch trailer for Alan Wake 2. This spine-tingling teaser stirred the excitement and offered a glimpse into the dark and mysterious world that awaits. As the anticipation built to a crescendo, we were granted a thrilling taste of the game's intense action with brand-new gameplay footage, spotlighting the character Saga as she confronts a nightmarish new adversary. For those craving an exclusive peek behind the curtain of this gripping sequel's development, Xbox Wire has you covered with their exclusive behind-the-scenes access, shedding light on the creative process that brought Alan Wake 2 to life.

First Gameplay Footage Reveal for Ark: Survival Ascended

The excitement reached a fever pitch as the highly anticipated remake, Ark: Survival Ascended, took the stage, unveiling a monumental transformation for this beloved title. The game's rebirth left spectators in awe, emphasizing the extensive efforts poured into crafting this next-gen evolution. Cross-platform modding promises to bring players together like never before, while the exquisitely detailed and hyper-realistic environments showcased in the game promise to immerse players in a world like no other. Not to be overlooked, the dinosaurs, brought to life with stunning fidelity, prowled these vibrant landscapes, thanks to the power of Unreal Engine 5. Ark: Survival Ascended's return is set to redefine the survival genre, and fans can't wait to embark on this prehistoric adventure of epic proportions.

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth

Today's Xbox Partner Preview had an exciting revelation courtesy of Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio, as they offered an exclusive glimpse into one of the significant side activities awaiting players in the upcoming Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth. In a unique twist, fans can experience the entrepreneurial side of Kasuga as he takes on the role of managing his very own paradise - Dondoko Island. This thrilling addition to the game promises a delightful change of pace, allowing players to explore new horizons within the game's universe. If you're hungry for more insights into the world of Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth, be sure to dive into our interview with RGG Studio Chief Producer Hiroyuki Sakamoto on Xbox Wire. There, you'll discover intriguing details that will set the stage for the game's release on Xbox Series X|S and Windows, slated for January 26, 2024.

Still Wakes The Deep: A First-Hand Look

The Chinese Room, known for their contributions to the narrative horror genre with titles like Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs and Dear Esther, sent shivers down the spines of horror enthusiasts as they unveiled new gameplay footage from their upcoming title, Still Wakes the Deep. In this chilling sneak peek, players witnessed the haunting and gradual descent of the Beira D oil rig, an environment teetering on the brink of collapse. As the player-character ventured deeper into this precarious setting, they faced challenging encounters, sending adrenaline levels soaring. Notably, the footage showed an evil supernatural entity haunting the station, intensifying the game's eerie atmosphere. For those eager to delve deeper into the inspirations behind this unique and spine-tingling narrative horror experience, Xbox Wireof offers an exclusive opportunity to learn more about Still Wakes Deep's dark secrets and immersive storytelling.

Manor Lords Reveal

Manor Lords took center stage, offering a captivating and intricate gameplay overview that lets players immerse themselves in constructing a medieval town and rallying their townsfolk to safeguard their homeland or embark on a quest for domination. With a keen eye for historical accuracy and an array of strategic choices, Manor Lords promises an unparalleled medieval city-building and real-time strategy experience. For an in-depth look at the game's development and insights from the creators, explore our exclusive interview with the talented team behind Manor Lords, available on Xbox Wire. Mark your calendars because the game is set to enter the world of gaming on April 26, 2024, arriving in Game Preview for Windows and joining the esteemed PC Game Pass lineup.

Ikaro: Will Not Die Announced

FuturLab and Thunderful came together to unveil their latest creation, Ikaro: Will Not Die, and it's nothing short of a lightning-paced thrill ride. This upcoming game combines lightning-fast action with rogue-lite elements, plunging players into a mesmerizing and futuristic neon facility that promises to be a visual and gameplay marvel. The sneak peek we got was just the tip of the iceberg, and there's plenty more to come for this unique indie game. Stay tuned as we eagerly await more details about Ikaro: Will Not Die and its adrenaline-pumping adventures in store for gamers.

Spirit of the North 2

Infuse Studio took the gaming community by storm with a delightful announcement and an enchanting first look at their upcoming title, Spirit of the North 2. This unexpected sequel to their visually stunning original adventure game promises a fresh, captivating journey. Players will once again step into the furry paws of a new fox protagonist, but they won't journey alone this time. A brand-new flying companion will join the quest, adding a dynamic layer to the adventure. As we await the release, fans of the series can hardly contain their excitement for what promises to be an unforgettable experience. Keep your eyes on the horizon, as Spirit of the North 2 is set to grace the Xbox Series X|S soon.

RoboCop: Rogue City

Teyon unveiled exciting new gameplay footage, providing a fresh perspective on the intense battles, including a thrilling encounter with the formidable ED-209 in their upcoming title, RoboCop: Rogue City. Set to hit the shelves on November 2 for Xbox Series X|S, this game is a remarkable tribute to the iconic RoboCop franchise we've cherished for decades. From the action-packed scenes we've witnessed, it's evident that the development team has poured their heart and soul into capturing the essence of the beloved cinematic hero. If you're curious about how Teyon's deep-seated passion for the film has shaped the very core of the game, be sure to visit Xbox Wire for an insider's look into the creative process that brings RoboCop: Rogue City to life.

Dungeons of Hinterberg

At the forefront of innovative storytelling, the creators of Dungeons of Hinterberg provided an exciting glimpse into the upcoming game, offering a sneak peek into the life of its protagonist, Luisa. The fresh gameplay showcased the everyday trials and tribulations Luisa encounters on her adventures, providing a compelling look at the challenges she's set to overcome and the intriguing characters she's destined to cross paths with. To delve deeper into the game's unique social dynamics and how building relationships will be integral to your progression, check out our exclusive explainer on Xbox Wire. Dungeons of Hinterberg is poised to make its mark on the gaming world in 2024, and Xbox Series X|S users will have the privilege of enjoying it through Game Pass, ensuring a truly immersive and enchanting experience

The Finals

Embark Studios left the gaming world excited as they unveiled a thrilling new glimpse of their upcoming team-based competitive shooter, The Finals. This free-to-play sensation promises an exhilarating gaming experience, with virtual arenas that serve as the battlegrounds for intense matches. This game's jaw-dropping destruction physics sets it apart, making each confrontation a heart-pounding spectacle full of dynamic chaos and unforgettable moments. Gamers eager to dive into this adrenaline-fueled action won't have to wait long, as the closed beta for Xbox is set to kick off on October 26. Stay tuned for more information as The Finals gear up to redefine the competitive shooter landscape in the coming year.