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Nevertheless, both publishers and developers are determined to keep the spirit of E3 2023 alive by hosting showcases during the original event period. Below, we’ll encompassing major presentations from Xbox, Bethesda, and Ubisoft, as well as digital showcases like the Future Games Show and Summer Game Fest.
PlayStation Showcase is set to occur on May 24. The showcase, lasting slightly over an hour, will focus on games in development for PS5 and PS VR2 from renowned studios worldwide. Anticipated highlights include Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 and potentially Marvel’s Wolverine, along with other surprises. The official blog post teases glimpses of new creations from PlayStation Studios, as well as captivating games from third-party partners and indie developers.
On June 11, Microsoft will host an Xbox Games Showcase. Excitement mounts as we eagerly await Microsoft’s plans for the next 12 months, particularly regarding upcoming Xbox Series X games. The showcase promises fresh surprises and first looks from their immensely talented internal studios, as well as their creative partners worldwide.
Immediately following the Xbox Games Showcase, a special Starfield Direct presentation will take place. Long-awaited, this announcement was expected after Starfield was absent from Microsoft’s recent Xbox Developer Direct. Todd Howard, Starfield’s Game Director, hints at an abundance of revelations, stating that while the game incorporates familiar elements, it offers a uniquely captivating experience.
The PC Gaming Show, a recurring event, will follow the Xbox Games Showcase and Starfield Direct presentation. Although the exact time remains undisclosed, PC gaming enthusiasts can anticipate another round of exciting news and updates from PC Gamer.
Ubisoft will host Ubisoft Forward on June 12, 2023. Ubisoft expressed enthusiasm about showcasing their robust lineup in Los Angeles during the reimagined event. While Assassin’s Creed Mirage is expected to make an appearance, Ubisoft has numerous other titles in development that may capture the spotlight.
Microsoft also has an additional scheduled showcase. The Xbox Games Showcase Extended will be broadcast on June 13 and feature in-depth interviews focusing on the news from the core Xbox Games Showcase, as well as game updates from their partners. Typically, this segment provides further insights into the announced content, serving as a delightful extension to the main showcase.