Xbox Fans Wowed by January Developer Direct – Here’s What You Missed


Avowed: An Open World RPG with a Twist

Xbox fans were thrilled to get a closer look at Obsidian's upcoming game, Avowed. This open world first-person RPG promises a mix of captivating storytelling and challenging combat. With different enemy classes and the ability to customize your loadout mid-fight, Avowed offers a unique gameplay experience. The choices you make in the game will have lasting consequences, adding depth to the immersive world. Look out for Avowed, coming to Xbox Series X|S, Game Pass, and PC in late 2024.

Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 – A Stunning Visual Journey

Ninja Theory's Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 has been generating buzz for years, and now fans finally have more details to sink their teeth into. The team at Ninja Theory is committed to historical accuracy, creating an authentic and captivating story. With new allies and enemies, players will have to navigate complex relationships and make tough decisions. The game's stunning visuals, inspired by real locations in Iceland, will transport players to a world like no other. Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 is set to release on Xbox Series X|S, Game Pass, and PC on May 21, 2024.

Visions of Mana: A Modern Take on a Beloved Series

The Mana series has a devoted fan base, and the upcoming Visions of Mana aims to bring the franchise into the modern era. Developed by Square Enix, this action JRPG combines classic gameplay with fresh updates. Players will be able to ride a Pikul, an adorable animal companion, for enhanced traversal. As with previous games in the series, Visions of Mana will feature a diverse cast of party characters to join you on your adventure. Keep an eye out for Visions of Mana, launching on Xbox Series X|S and PC in mid-2024.

Ara: History Untold – A Strategy Game for Everyone

From the creators of Civilization 5 comes Ara: History Untold, a strategy game with a twist. The developers have worked hard to make Ara accessible to players outside of the strategy genre. The game's historic setting and ever-changing world map ensure a unique and immersive experience. With no set victory conditions, players have the freedom to define their own goals and shape their own destinies. Ara: History Untold will be available on PC and Game Pass for PC in late 2024.

Indiana Jones and The Great Circle – Uncover the Mystery

Get ready to embark on an action-packed adventure with Indiana Jones and The Great Circle. Developed by MachineGames, the team behind the popular Wolfenstein series, this game has been shrouded in secrecy until now. Players will step into the shoes of the iconic archaeologist as he solves puzzles, raids tombs, and uncovers ancient mysteries. With a mix of first-person gameplay and third-person cutscenes, Indiana Jones and The Great Circle promises an immersive experience. Look out for the game's release on Xbox Series X|S, PC, and Game Pass in late 2024.