Inside Xbox May 7th: All Xbox Series X Games and Details Revealed

Microsoft

Microsoft and its Xbox team are finally treating its dedicated fanbase to some gameplay footage for their upcoming next-generation console, the Xbox Series X.

Xbox announced in their latest 20/20 update that the May 7th Inside Xbox event showcase would feature “a first look at next-gen gameplay, trailers and sneak peeks from a wide variety of publishing partners and independent developers across the globe and industry.”

This means that fans are unlikely to see footage or gameplay from some of the upcoming games that are being published by Microsoft, such as Halo Infinite or Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II, but publishers such as EA, Ubisoft and Activision made their presence felt.

First Look Xbox Series X GameplayIt’s time for your first look at next-gen gameplay from our global development partners with the Xbox Series X. Every game shown is being optimized for Xbox Series X. Subscribe to Xbox 🎮 https://xbx.lv/2EEjmaR Learn more about Xbox Series X – the fastest, most powerful console: https://www.xbox.com/en-US/consoles/xbox-series-x Follow Xbox Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/xbox/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Xbox Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/xbox/2020-05-07T15:48:21Z

If you want to watch the full video of the gameplay reveal, you can watch the 28-minute video above. If you don’t have that much time, we’ve got the full list of games that were shown off at the May 7th Inside Xbox show:


Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

In-game screenshot of Assassin's Creed Valhalla

Ubisoft

The latest entry in the Assassin’s Creed series was formally announced by Ubisoft on April 29 with a cover art design livestream, and was followed up a day later with a cinematic trailer. The corresponding info pages on Ubisoft’s website hinted at various activities and game mechanics, such as settlement building, raiding, drinking games, and even Viking-style rap battles.

Valhalla was the only title confirmed to be shown off at Inside Xbox before the show started.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: First Look Gameplay Trailer | Ubisoft NAGet a first look at gameplay for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. Footage is representative of Xbox Series X gameplay! Ninth century AD. Driven from Norway by endless wars and dwindling resources, a Viking raider, Eivor, leads a clan of Norsemen across the icy North Sea to the rich lands of England’s broken kingdoms. Their mission: establish a new permanent home, no matter the cost. #AssassinsCreed #Ubisoft In Assassin’s Creed® Valhalla, you are Eivor, a fierce Viking warrior raised on tales of battle and glory. Explore a dynamic and beautiful open world set against the brutal backdrop of England’s Dark Ages. Raid your enemies, grow your settlement, and build your political power in your quest to earn your place among the gods in Valhalla. Key Features WRITE YOUR VIKING SAGA–Advanced RPG mechanics allow you to shape the growth of your character and influence the world around you. With every choice you make, from political alliances and combat strategy to dialogue and gear progression, you will carve your own path to glory. VISCERAL COMBAT SYSTEM –Dual-wield powerful weapons such as axes, swords, and even shields to relive the ruthless fighting style of the Viking warriors. Brutally decapitate your foes, vanquish them from afar, or stealthily assassinate targets with your hidden blade. Challenge yourself with the most varied collection of deadly enemies ever found in an Assassin’s Creed game. A DARK AGE OPEN WORLD–Sail from the harsh and mysterious shores of Norway to the beautiful but forbidding kingdoms of England and beyond. Immerse yourself in the Viking way of life through fishing, hunting, drinking games, and more. LEAD EPIC RAIDS –Launch massive assaults against Saxon troops and fortresses throughout England. Lead your clan in surprise attacks from your longship and pillage enemy territories to bring riches and resources back to your people. GROW YOUR SETTLEMENT–Construct and upgrade buildings that allow for deep customization, including a barracks, blacksmith, tattoo parlor, and more. Recruit new members to your clan and personalize your Viking experience. MERCENARY VIKINGS–Create and customize a unique Viking raider within your clan and share it online with friends to use during their own raids © 2020 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Ubisoft, and the Ubisoft logo are registered or unregistered trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries. Learn more: https://www.xbox.com/games/assassins-creed-valhalla2020-05-07T15:30:47.000Z

The short gameplay trailer showed footage of one of the game’s new Viking raids, as well as the snowy and grassy environments and some sick ax-throwing.


DIRT 5

DIRT is back with the fifth installment in the wild racing series from Codemasters. DIRT 5 will take players to tracks around the world like New York, Brazil, and China.

Dirt 5 | Official Announce TrailerDIRT 5 writes a new chapter in the legacy of DiRT – bolder and braver than ever before. Travel the globe, tame the most incredible off-road machines with your friends, and be part of a vibe that delivers big on epic action, pure expression, and unbridled style. Get your first taste of DIRT 5 in our announce trailer, all captured in-game, showcasing wheel-to-wheel action, stunning environments and a brand new take on amplified racing. Track: ‘Time to Dance (Sebastian Remix)’ by The Shoes Learn more: https://www.xbox.com/games/dirt-52020-05-07T15:09:41.000Z

Career mode is back, starring noted voice actors Nolan North and Troy Baker, as well as four-player co-op split screen.

Scorn

A nightmarish first-person horror game set in a gross hellscape. The game is designed to be unwillingly explored, as you traverse through these areas that come ripped out of a bad dream.

Scorn Xbox Series X TrailerScorn is an atmospheric first-person horror adventure currently in development by Ebb Software. Learn more: https://www.xbox.com/games/scorn2020-05-07T15:10:38.000Z

According to Steam, “Every location contains its own theme (story), puzzles and characters that are integral in creating a cohesive world. Throughout the game you will open up new areas, acquire different skill sets, weapons, various items and try to comprehend the sights presented to you.”

The Medium

A psychological horror game in which you play as a medium who can traverse between two worlds: the real one and the spirit world. With your abilities, you must discover the truth behind a murder and a tragedy.

The Medium Official Reveal with GameplayThe Medium is a next-gen psychological horror game, featuring a 'dual' soundtrack by Akira Yamaoka and Arkadiusz Reikowski. Become a medium living in two worlds: the real and the spirit one. Haunted by a vision of a child’s murder, you travel to an abandoned hotel resort, which years ago became the stage of an unthinkable tragedy. There you begin your search for difficult answers. Coming Holiday 2020 to PC & Xbox Series X. Stay tuned for the full reveal. Learn more: https://www.xbox.com/games/the-medium2020-05-07T15:21:41Z

One of the biggest features touted by the developers is its soundtrack by Bloober Team’s Arkadiusz Reikowski and legendary composer Akira Yamaoka of Silent Hill fame.

Chorus

A next-generation space combat shooter from Deep Silver. Players will “take control of Nara, an ace pilot with a haunted past and Forsaken, her sentient starfighter.”

CHORUS Announce Trailer [Official]Chorus is a new space-flight combat shooter releasing in 2021. Become Nara and Forsaken, her sentient starfighter, on a compelling, personal journey of redemption. Unlock devastating weapons and mind-bending abilities in a true evolution of the space-combat shooter. Explore breath-taking interstellar vistas, ancient temples and venture beyond our waking reality. Outgun, outwit, and outmaneuver your enemies in an epic quest to free the galaxy from oppression. A JOURNEY OF REDEMPTION – Become Nara, an ace pilot facing her haunted past, and Forsaken, her sentient ship. Their quest for redemption will take them across the galaxy and beyond the boundaries of reality to unite resistance forces and stop the Circle and their leader, the Great Prophet, at all costs. VENTURE BEYOND THE VOID – Enter a dark new universe, teeming with mystery and rife with conflict. Explore sprawling space stations and trading hubs. Engage your enemies in exhilarating zero-g dogfights among exploding stars, dying planets, atmospheric asteroid belts, glittering ice fields and strange planes of existence outside our own. Chorus balances the scale and spectacle of space exploration with frenetic, fast paced action. ONE PILOT, ONE SHIP, ONE LIVING WEAPON – Attain powerful and distinct weapons and combat upgrades. Master your ship’s unique drift mechanic and intuitive abilities including extra-sensory perception, teleportation, and telekinesis to overcome massed hordes of enemies and take down titanic battleships. Chain your powers together to become the ultimate living weapon. Rise as one. Coming soon. #ThisEndsWithUs #ChorusTheGame #Xbox ©2020 and published by Koch Media GmbH. Deep Silver is a division of Koch Media. Deep Silver, Chorus™ and their respective logos are trademarks of Koch Media GmbH. Developed by Deep Silver Fishlabs and Deep Silver Dambuster Studios. Fishlabs is a registered trademark of Koch Media GmbH. Chorus uses the Unreal® Engine. Unreal® is a trademark or registered trademark of Epic Games, Inc. in the United States of America and elsewhere. Unreal® Engine, Copyright 1998 – 2020, Epic Games, Inc. All rights reserved. Made with FMOD Studio by Firelight Technologies Pty Ltd. All rights reserved. Mercuna © Copyright 2017-2020 Mercuna Developments Ltd. All rights reserved. All other trademarks, logos and copyrights are property of their respective owners. All rights reserved. Learn more: https://www.xbox.com/games/chorus2020-05-07T15:12:08.000Z

The developers have described the story as a “mature and dark tale of redemption.”

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