Come, Shiny Vampires…
Microsoft Bethesda is all set to broadcast its Developer_Direct presentation — The live-streaming event will kick off in about 30 minutes from now, and can be watched right here on Destructoid via the embed below.
The show will see the Black and Green brand showing off extended updates and tidbits for some of the biggest games set to hit the Xbox and PC platform in 2023. The presentation, as the title suggests, will be led by the developers themselves, as they proudly display their wares for the eager Xbox audience.
We are unlikely to get any major surprises at this relatively low-key show, but whispers abound that we will be finally receiving release dates for Arkane’s trendy monster masher Redfall, and the visually dazzling racer Forza Motorsport. We can also expect updates on both Minecraft Legends and The Elder Scrolls Online.
Here is the itinerary, as listed on the official Xbox and Bethesda blog:
- The Elder Scrolls Online: Studio Director Matt Firor will unveil 2023’s major Chapter update, including the latest regions of Tamriel to become playable in ESO, as well as a major new feature coming in the game’s biggest update this year. The Developer_Direct will be immediately followed by the full, standalone ESO Chapter Reveal Event, hosted by Zenimax Online Studios, which will provide all the in-depth details ESO players will be keen to know.
- Forza Motorsport: The team at Turn 10 Studios have been hard at work, bringing fans the next generation of Forza Motorsport, built from the ground up to take advantage of Xbox Series X|S. Forza Motorsport is back, and we can’t wait to share more gameplay and exciting new details.
- Minecraft Legends: Mojang Studios will showcase an insider’s look into the PvP multiplayer experience in Minecraft Legends – the upcoming action-strategy game from the makers of Minecraft. Developed in partnership with Blackbird Interactive and launching this spring, don’t miss exclusive gameplay footage at the Developer_Direct.
- Redfall: The minds behind Dishonored and Prey, Arkane Austin, will showcase several minutes of gameplay from their upcoming FPS. The Developer_Direct will reveal single and multiplayer gameplay, showing more of how you and your friends will take down bloodthirsty Vampires on the picturesque island of Redfall, Massachusetts. Fans can expect to learn more about combat, customization, bosses, the open world, and more.
The Developer_Direct stream kicks off today, January 25 at 12:00 PT / 15:00 ET / 21:00 BST. You can watch with us below, or you can check out the action over on the official Xbox and Bethesda Twitch channels. Our team will be sure to break out all of the biggest news for our front page, so, like the man said: Don’t touch that dial!