Xbox and Bethesda at E3 2021: Forza Horizon 5, Age of Empires 4, Starfield and more | Games

Microsoft and Bethesda’s presentation at the E3 2021 fair, being carried out entirely online, mentioned around 30 games – some of them new – and gameplay videos of previously announced titles for Xbox, PC and Game Pass. attended Forza Horizon 5, Age of Empires 4, Halo Infinite, Starfield, Battlefield 2042 and a DLC of Sea of ​​Thieves with Pirates of the Caribbean and Jack Sparrow, among many others. Check out the main announcements of the event below.

Forza Horizon 5 Gameplay (Image: Playback)

Forza Horizon 5 Gameplay (Image: Playback)

27 games on the Game Pass

Microsoft has been betting heavily on the Xbox Game Pass subscription service, and announced that 27 games will enter the catalog: Yakuza: Like a Dragon, S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2, Contraband, Psychonauts 2, Hades and various Bethesda titles such as DOOM Eternal, The Evil Within 2, Wolfenstein II – The New Colossus and Fallout.

Forza Horizon 5

Forza Horizon 5 arrives later this year, on November 9, for Xbox and PC, including simultaneous release on Game Pass. The races take place in Mexico, which has been recreated very realistically for the new generation of consoles, and we’ll even have a Battle Royale mode – in which several cars compete to be the last survivor.

Age of Empires 4

Microsoft had already announced Age of Empires 4, but it remained to say when it will be released: it arrives on October 28 only for PC, including via Game Pass. The game will feature new exploration and combat mechanics, as well as 4K HDR resolution.


The first official scenes of starfield were released at E3 2021 by Bethesda – which is now part of Microsoft. She revealed today that this futuristic game is set to be released on November 11, 2022. It will be exclusive to Xbox Series S, Series X and PC; and will be available on the Xbox Game Pass on launch day.

Sea of ​​Thieves with Pirates of the Caribbean and Jack Sparrow

Sea of ​​Thieves will receive a new free DLC on June 22: called A Pirate’s Life, it brings content from the movies of Pirates of the Caribbean, including characters like Captain Jack Sparrow and Davy Jones. The game is available on the Game Pass for Xbox and PC.

Battlefield 2042 wins first gameplay video

Now we know how the gameplay of Battlefield 2042: The EA game, announced last week, will feature multiplayer mode with 128 simultaneous participants on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S (64 on PS4 and Xbox One).

Diablo II: Resurrected

Diablo II: Resurrected, from Blizzard and Vicarious Visions, has been revamped to bring 3D characters to the dark world of Sanctuary, with support for resolutions up to 4K and audio remastered in Dolby Surround 7.1. It will be released on September 23 for Windows, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PS5, PS4 and Nintendo Switch. On the same date, the remastered version of the expansion arrives Lord of Destruction.

Back 4 Blood

Back 4 Blood is a first-person cooperative zombie shooter made by Warner Bros. Games and Turtle Rock Studios. He won a gameplay video that shows for the first time competitive PvP (player versus player) mode, called “Swarm”. The game will be available for Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One, in addition to Windows 10, with release on October 12th – including Game Pass.

Infinite Halo

Microsoft needed to make some changes in Infinite Halo, because the first trailer was poorly received by players. Now, we have a new video with the protagonist Master Chief finding a new artificial intelligence that isn’t Cortana – it was programmed to be disabled, no one knows by whom. It arrives at the end of 2021 and will have free multiplayer capable of running at up to 120 fps.

The Outer Worlds 2

what do we know about The Outer Worlds 2? Not a lot! It got a trailer at E3 2021, but Obsidian’s video confesses that it’s too early to show gameplay – the only thing they’ve defined so far is the name of the game.


redfall is made by Arkane, the same as deathloop and Dishonored: This game involves a story in which superpowered vampires and their hunters fight each other. Launch is scheduled for 2022 on Xbox and PC.

The Plague Tale: Requiem

The Plague Tale: Requiem was revealed at E3 2021: the game, focused on the brothers Amicia and Hugo de Rune, has RPG elements and takes place during the time of the Black Death. It should be released in 2022.

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