Tokyo Recreation Present 2021 Recap: Xbox Cloud Gaming Launches in Japan

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Right now Xbox returned to the Tokyo Recreation Present 2021 digital stage to have fun the most recent regionally related information for our followers in Japan and throughout the Asia area.

‘We’ll all the time have video games’ was the theme of this yr’s present, and we proceed to be humbled and impressed by the facility of video games to attach our neighborhood around the globe. Right now, we have been excited to showcase how we provide gamers extra freedom to play the video games they need, with the folks they need, on the gadgets they select by means of the launch of Xbox Cloud Gaming with Xbox Recreation Cross Final in Japan.

With appearances from Forza Horizon 5, Bethesda’s Todd Howard with Starfield, a showcase of Japanese Minecraft creators, a hearth chat with Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, and Shinji Mikami, Head of Tango Gameworks, and a wide range of third-party updates together with Sarah Bond, Head of Creator Expertise and Ecosystem unveiling Bandai Namco Leisure’s SCARLET NEXUS obtainable to play now with Xbox Recreation Cross globally, the Tokyo Recreation Present 2021 Xbox Stream had one thing for everybody. Here’s a roundup of the information and content material we shared with our followers throughout the Xbox Dwell Stream: 

Xbox Cloud Gaming launches in Japan, Australia, Brazil and Mexico

Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, and Kareem Choudhry, Head of Cloud Gaming, shared that Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta) with Xbox Recreation Cross Final is formally launching in 4 new markets – Japan, Australia, Brazil and Mexico – beginning tomorrow.

The evolution of Xbox Cloud Gaming implies that gamers can now resolve how they need to play, whether or not on PC, cell gadget or pill. Over 100 video games within the Xbox Recreation Cross Final library are localized and shall be playable from launch on October 1.

For extra particulars on the Xbox Cloud Gaming launch, please learn our full put up.

Cloud Celebration with Japanese Minecraft Creators

We have been proud to have fun Japan’s Minecraft creator neighborhood with a enjoyable showcase of Minecraft Dungeons by means of Cloud Gaming to reveal the brand new methods to play throughout gadgets reminiscent of PC, pill and cell.

Forza Horizon 5 reveals PC specs

PC followers got a style of what they’ll anticipate from Forza Horizon 5. Gamers will quickly expertise breath-taking expeditions throughout the colourful and ever-evolving open-world landscapes of Mexico with limitless, enjoyable driving motion in lots of of the world’s biggest vehicles within the newest and biggest iteration of the collection so far.

Mike Brown, Artistic Director of Forza Horizon 5 at and Ben Thaker-Fell, Principal Recreation Designer from Playground Video games showcased a demo on the brand new Floor gadgets. Gamers can discover Mexico starting on November 9 when Forza Horizon 5 releases for Xbox Sequence X|S, Xbox One, PC on Home windows and Steam, and Xbox Recreation Cross together with console, PC and Cloud Gaming (Beta) with Xbox Recreation Cross Final (the place obtainable).  

Dedication to Japanese creators and PC gaming expertise on Home windows 11

Sarah Bond, Head of Xbox Creator Expertise and Ecosystem, took to the stage to debate our dedication to creators in Asia, sharing that Xbox is partnered with over 200 impartial builders based mostly in Japan by means of our [email protected] program, offering a stage for thrilling indie video games and experiences to return to our platform sooner or later. Many of those video games will be found with Xbox Recreation Cross.

We additionally offered a glance into gaming with the brand new Home windows 11 starting October 5. Video games can look higher than ever due to Auto HDR, a novel functionality with Home windows 11 which robotically updates your video games’ lighting and coloration from customary dynamic vary (SDR) to excessive dynamic vary (HDR). Home windows 11 may quickly load your video games quicker, due to the know-how DirectStorage. This implies you’ll get to expertise extremely detailed sport worlds, with out lengthy load instances.

New Content material Coming to Xbox Recreation Cross: SCARLET NEXUS and extra

We additionally showcased an array of thrilling titles, together with SCARLET NEXUS, Again 4 Blood, AI: Somnium Recordsdata and Mighty Goose which shall be obtainable with Xbox Recreation Cross.

We introduced that followers will have the ability to play SCARLET NEXUS at the moment with Xbox Recreation Cross from the award-winning staff at Bandai Namco Leisure in Japan. The title is playable on console, PC, pill and Cloud Gaming, the place obtainable, with contact controls.

A Model-New Again 4 Blood Trailer

Click on the picture above to view the trailer on YouTube.

From Turtle Rock Studios, the critically acclaimed staff behind the Left 4 Useless franchise and printed by Warner Bros Interactive Leisure confirmed off extra of Again 4 Blood, an exciting cooperative first-person shooter launching on day one with Recreation Cross on October 12.

Bethesda broadcasts full Japanese localization for Starfield: Bethesda Recreation Studios largest localization in historical past, and Redfall

Starfield is the primary new universe in 25 years from Bethesda Recreation Studios, the award-winning creators of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Fallout 4.

Todd Howard, government producer at Bethesda Recreation Studios, shared that Starfield shall be localized into Japanese and would be the largest translation challenge in Bethesda’s historical past, incorporating over 300 actors and over 150,000 traces of dialogue. Starfield arrives completely on Xbox Sequence X|S and PC on November 11, 2022. Play it day one on Recreation Cross.

Harvey Smith, studio director of Arkane Austin, additionally confirmed full localization and language help for Redfall, the immersive open-world FPS that brings the studio’s signature gameplay to the co-operative motion and FPS genres. Redfall arrives Summer time 2022 completely on Xbox Sequence X|S and PC, and shall be obtainable day one on Recreation Cross.

Phil Spencer and Tango Gameworks founder Shinji Mikami focus on the current and way forward for gaming in a hearth chat

With over three a long time of expertise within the gaming trade, Tango Gameworks founder Shinji Mikami has launched followers to legendary video games like Vanquish, The Evil Inside, and the enduring Resident Evil franchise.

Mikami-san sat down with Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, to have interaction in a candid dialogue on the current and way forward for creativity and sport improvement in Japan.

Thrilling Third-Get together Title Updates: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV and extra

Our showcase revealed extra  from the groups behind Eiyuden Chronicles, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Re:Legend, Ghostrunner and THE KING OF FIGHTERS XV .

Marvel followers have been additionally handled to Sq. Enix’s upcoming Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy sport. The trailer showcased the unimaginable Marvel universe created by the developer staff, giving us a powerful glimpse into the wild trip of legendary characters, colourful backdrops and 80s mixtape insanity that followers can anticipate at launch this October.

New experiences coming to Xbox from impartial builders in Asia

The [email protected] staff additionally spotlighted impartial titles from the area set to reach with Xbox Recreation Cross by means of the acclaimed program, sharing trailers for must-have titles from builders and publishers. Indie titles from Japan and Korea reminiscent of Craftopia, The Good Life, RPG Time, Mighty Goose, Lapin, Unsouled and Everlasting Return have been additionally on show.

We’re extremely enthusiastic about all the pieces that’s on the horizon for Xbox, and we’re humbled by the expansion of our Xbox neighborhood in Japan and throughout the broader Asia area. We sit up for welcoming much more gamers and creators to affix Xbox this vacation and past.

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