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Xbox at Gamescom 2021: All the announcements

Xbox at Gamescom 2021: All the announcements

Here's everything Microsoft revealed during its Gamescom 2021 showcase, including what's coming to the Xbox family of consoles.

Xbox at Gamescom 2021: All the announcements

Microsoft has kicked off the Gamescom 2021 proceedings with a special showcase. From indie titles to major first party titles, here's everything they revealed.

Dying Light 2: New trailer

We got a new trailer for Dying Light 2, which is due to be released on November 7.

The footage focused on movement and verticality, showing off the new grappling hook mechanic.

Humble Games coming to Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass subscribers will gain day one access to several indie titles published by Humble:

  • Chinatown Detective Agency
  • Archvale
  • Midnight Fight Express
  • Next Space Rebels
  • Unpacking
  • Bushiden
  • Dodgeball Academia
  • Unsighted
  • Flynn: Son of Crimson

Age of Empires IV will have educational videos

One of the videos shown was a tutorial for the trebuchet, a key siege unit in the Age of Empires franchise. It's good news for history buffs wanting to play the classic strategy series.

Sea of Thieves receives a Borderlands crossover event

We'll have to head to Pandora to look for new treasures with a new Borderlands x Sea of Thieves collaboration for the pirate sim.

The Gunk

This adventure game will arrive in December, and sees players explore a strange world with the help of a powerful and versatile gauntlet.

Forza Horizon 5

Finally, we got 8 minutes of Forza Horizon gameplay, featuring new cars, new locations and more. 

It's looking gorgeous, so we won't spoil it here - take a look at the video above for yourself! 


Xbox at Gamescom 2021: Date, time & details

Microsoft has confirmed that we will see an in-depth look at its catalogue of already-announced games at Gamescom 2021 in a couple of weeks.

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