Xbox shows in-depth information about exclusive titles through an annual event called the Xbox Developer Direct. Fans see the creative processes behind major upcoming titles, like how they’re made and what inspired the creators. Xbox announced the Developer Direct through their official news feed on Jan. 9, and people are excited to see it. Here’s everything we know about the Developer Direct!
Xbox Developer Direct Confirmed for January
The Xbox Developer Direct will begin on Thursday, January 18, at 12 p.m. PT / 3 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. UK. If none of these are your region, use this time zone converter to determine when it’ll stream in your area. You can view the show through any Xbox channel.
What Games Are Showing at The Xbox Developer Direct?
Xbox mentioned deep dives into four titles coming to Xbox Series X|S, PC, and Game Pass: the Indian Jones game, Avowed, Ara: History Untold, and Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II. Below are brief descriptions of what will be covered for each title.
- Indiana Jones game: MachineGames will show 10 minutes of gameplay, a trailer, and more details, including the game’s setting, plot, and how players will control the main character, Indiana Jones.
- Avowed: Obsidian will share the first gameplay footage of their fantasy RPG at the Direct. The team will also talk about their experience in the development industry and how it makes Avowed come to life.
- Ara: History Untold: Oxide Games will also share some gameplay footage of their strategy game while covering major features, the inspiration behind the game, and plans for the title.
- Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II: Ninja Theory lets you peer into their studio to learn more about Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II, including insights into the game's evolution.
That’s not all! After these presentations, The Elder Scrolls Online Global Reveal will happen at 1 p.m. PT. ZeniMax Online Studios will discuss the game’s new Chapter, plot, zone, and more.