Microsoft introduced a deluge of Xbox, xCloud, and Xbox Game Pass information Thursday, together with that it’s engaged on new stand-alone game streaming gadgets and bringing Game Pass to TVs. The Xbox maker additionally reaffirmed its first-party dedication to its Xbox Game Pass subscription service, pledging to convey “at least one new, first party game into Game Pass every quarter.”
The firm says its ever-expanding steady of Xbox Game Studios (and the latest addition of Bethesda Softworks to Microsoft) will make that launch cadence attainable.
“With more than 23 studios worldwide creating games for Xbox, our goal is to release at least one new, first party game into Game Pass every quarter,” Microsoft said in a post on Xbox Wire. “Role playing games, shooters, strategy titles, adventure games, and more are all being built by our first party teams to ensure that there is a steady stream of compelling exclusive content to explore.”
Microsoft didn’t specify when its plan would go into impact, however the firm ought to simply meet its aim in 2021 with two first-party releases later this 12 months: Halo Infinite and Psychonauts 2.
We’ll assuredly know extra how the remainder of the 12 months (and subsequent) appears to be like for Xbox Game Studios at E3 2021. Microsoft will maintain its Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase on June 13, the place we’re more likely to get updates on beforehand introduced first-party Xbox video games like Everwild from Rare, Avowed from Obsidian Entertainment, Perfect Dark from The Initiative, Fable from Playground Games, Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2 from Ninja Theory, and a new Forza Motorsport from Turn 10 Studios. Bethesda Softworks can also be engaged on Starfield and The Elder Scrolls 6.