Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

Xbox Showcase at Tokyo Game Show 2021: Biggest Announcement and Announcement

Xbox held a digital showcase at the Tokyo Game Show 2021 today, announcing cloud gaming for multiple countries. He also introduced a new Game Pass game and announced that Phil Spencer intends to add Japanese games to the Xbox lineup.

Includes all the big news from the showcase to make sure you don’t miss anything (see below):

Cloud game streaming will be launched in Australia, Japan, Mexico and Brazil tomorrow

so Tokyo Game Show 2021 Online Video Presentation, Microsoft’s Phil Spencer and various guests have revealed that Xbox Cloud Gaming will be available in Japan, Mexico, Australia and Brazil starting Friday, October 1st. Spencer thanked Japanese Xbox fans and said the Japanese market was “fastest”. -Xbox growing market anywhere in the world. “

Phil Spencer wants to expand the Japanese game lineup to Xbox

Phil Spencer said the Xbox is working “every day to expand its lineup of Japanese games” to “help spread Japanese games around the world.”

“I am honored to be able to support you. [TGS] In a meeting with Shinji Mikami, Spencer said, “We are working with Japanese publishers every day to expand the lineup of Japanese games on Xbox. That’s really important for Xbox fans and customers. We know. “

At the beginning of the show, Spencer reiterated that Japan is the fastest growing Xbox market in the world and the company wants to take full advantage of its fast-growing interests. Spencer points out that the Xbox Game Pass has over 100 Japanese titles and the ID @ Xbox program has 200 Japanese indie games, and the company is actively working on console supply issues. increase.

Tango Gameworks is developing new games.

In a long-distance conversation with Phil Spencer, Tango Gameworks Shinji Mikami expressed hope for the future of Japanese games, and his studio actively gave young talent the opportunity to create new concepts. I said I was trying. When asked to emphasize a specific name, he mentioned two things: Kenji Kimura, director of Ghostwire: Tokyo, and John Johannas, director of The Evil Within 2. It’s not elaborate.

Head to Scarlet Nexus and other game passes

Following her introduction, a series of trailers highlighted new games that will soon be available on the Xbox Game Pass. The biggest title was Scarlet Nexus, but Ai: The Somnium Files and Mighty Goose are also available today. Upcoming Game Pass titles that will be playable at release include Back 4 Blood, Forza Horizon 5, and Halo Infinite.

Redfall, Starfield, etc. will be localized for Japan

Various developers participated in the presentation and advertised the fact that future games will be fully localized in Japanese at launch. Harvey Smith of Arkane Studios said Redfall will include a full Japanese audio cast when the game debuts in the summer of 2022. Bethesda’s Todd Howard also said Starfield contained Japanese text and audio, adding that it was “the greatest translation ever.” “150,000 lines of dialogue with more than 300 actors.”

SWERY’s Good Life Get Xbox Exclusive Demo

The upcoming Asian indie game showcase contained some tips for future releases. An Xbox-only demo is available for Swery’s The Good Life today. The full game will be released on multiple platforms on October 15th.

Eternal Return gets release date and trailer

Prior to the news that the game will hit the Microsoft Store on October 19, a new trailer for Eternal Return has been released.

Overall, the presentation downplayed breaking news, but instead reminds Japanese game players that Microsoft isn’t going anywhere and buying a console isn’t the only way to enjoy Xbox games. It was useful as a thing.

Diamond Feit is a writer / podcaster in Osaka, Japan who uses Twitter and Twitch. feitclub..