(Update) Xbox ‘Developer_Direct’ stream to take place January 25

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[Update: According to a tweet from Xbox Germany, spotted and translated by VGC, the Developer_Direct will reveal release dates for Arkane’s Redfall and Microsoft’s Forza Motorsport.]

Xbox has announced that it will be holding a special “Developer_Direct” live stream event on January 25 — The presentation will see developers themselves offer up new tidbits and information on a selection of major titles headed to the black and green brand in 2023.

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 Wednesday, January 25 at 12:00 PT / 15:00 ET / 21:00 BST, and can be watched over on the official Twitch/YouTube channels for Xbox and Bethesda. We will, of course, bring you any hot news and/or reveals right here on Destructoid, though no titles outside of those listed above have been confirmed.

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