The Xbox and Bethesda Showcase had a few surprising announcements, the most of which is that Persona 5 Royal, Persona 4 Golden, and Persona 3 Portable are coming to Xbox and Windows PC. Persona 5 Royal launches on October 21, 2022 while the other two will come sometime in 2023.
Hideo Kojima is also partnering with Xbox Games Studios to create a new game utilizing Microsoft’s cloud technology. No other details about it have been revealed, but it will be exclusive to Microsoft platforms, including Xbox and PC.
Lastly, Team Ninja revealed a new game called Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty that is set to launch in 2023 and will come to Xbox Game Pass on release day. It follows a nameless militia solider in a dark fantasy version of the later Han Dynasty during a demon plague. The game’s producers are Fumihiko Yasuda (Nioh) and Masaaki Yamagiwa (Bloodborne).
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