The Biggest Announcements from the January 2024 Xbox Developer_Direct

Released earlier today, the January 2024 Xbox Developer_Direct highlighted upcoming releases from MachineGames, Obsidian, Oxide Studios, Ninja Theory, and Square Enix. Catch up on the highlights with our recap post – no multipage click through required.

Official Gameplay Reveal Trailer: Indiana Jones and the Great Circle

A first-person, single-player adventure set between Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark and Indiana Jones: The Last Crusade, MachineGames’ Indiana Jones and the Great Circle has players stepping into the shoes of the titular archaeologist Indiana Jones. Set in 1937, players will have to contend with sinister forces that are seeking out the secret to an ancient power connected to the Great Circle.

Developer_Direct 2024 – Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II

Set to release on May 21 for both Xbox and PC, Ninja Theory provided a behind-the-scenes look at their Cambridge studio to talk more about this title’s development process.

Avowed Game Overview | Xbox Direct 2024

The latest title from Obsidian Entertainment (The Outer Worlds, Fallout: New Vegas), Avowed is an RPG that features combat that features melee, magic, and even firearms. Players can experience its world when it comes out this fall.

Visions of Mana | Xbox Direct 2024 Gameplay Reveal

The latest title in Square Enix’s Mana series, Series Producer Masaru Oyamada and Series Creator Koichi Ishii sat down to discuss Visions of Mana. The game will launch this summer.

Ara: History Untold Game Overview | Xbox Direct 2024

A new strategy sim from former Civilization developers, Oxide Games’ Ara: History Untold has been designed to be the most accessible strategy game to date. Players can experience it for themselves when it launches this fall.

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