Gamescom 2022: Microsoft unveils a big Xbox line-up and a big livestream

Gamescom is approaching and Microsoft has finally confirmed its line-up of Xbox games for the Cologne show. Additionally, there will be a livestream with new announcements.

Cologne – Gamescom 2022 is approaching and the first games in the Xbox booth line-up have been announced by Microsoft. It was predictable that Microsoft would be present again this year. Now we finally have confirmation that Xbox will be at Gamescom. Plus, we now know what flagship games we can expect. There will also be an Xbox livestream directly from the Cologne show, for which the first games are also known.

Xbox line confirmed so far at Gamescom 2022

You can test these games: In a blog post, Microsoft says the Xbox booth will once again be in Hall 8. There will be 36 stations for Xbox fans to explore – with the most diverse updates and games coming out over the next few months. next 12 months. Many of these will be available from day one in Game Pass. Among the games from Microsoft studios that you can play at Gamescom 2022 are the following:

  • Penance (Obsidian Entertainment/Xbox Game Studios)
  • Age of Empires IV (Relic Entertainment & World’s Edge / Xbox Game Studios)
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator (Asobo Studio / Xbox Game Studios Publishing)
  • Sea of ​​Thieves (Rare Games / Xbox Game Studios)
  • Grounded (Obsidian Entertainment/Xbox Game Studios)

You can test these third party games: Several third-party studios will also be present at the Xbox booth. You can also test their games at the show. These include in particular

  • A Plague Tale: Requiem (Asobo Studio/Focus Entertainment)
  • Disney Dream Valley (Gameloft)
  • Gunfire Reborn (Duoyi Games / 505 Games)
  • Inkulinati (Yaza Games/Daedalic Entertainment)
  • Last case of Benedict Fox (Plot Twist Games / Rogue Games)
  • Lies of P (Neowiz)
  • Lightning Frontier (Frame Break)
  • Lana’s Planet (Wishfully / Thunderful)
  • You Suck at Parking (Happy Volcano)

Xbox TV app to try: In addition to all the games you can test, you have the opportunity to test the new Xbox TV app at Gamescom. This allows you to play Game Pass Ultimate titles on television without a console. The whole thing works via Cloud Streaming and is currently only possible on the newest Samsung TVs. If you haven’t been able to use the app yet, you will have the opportunity to do so at Gamescom in Cologne.

Gamescom 2022 Xbox Livestream

Xbox Livestream on August 25: As announced in the blog post, the Xbox booth will launch a livestream directly from the show this year. If you’re not making it to Gamescom, you’ll still be able to attend. The livestream will be August 25 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. French time, in several languages. The stream will be broadcast live on regional Xbox channels on YouTube, Twitch, and Facebook.

What can you expect in the livestream: Interviews and gameplay from upcoming games from Xbox Game Studios will be streamed live. The games announced for the livestream are for example: Sea of ​​Thieves, Microsoft Flight Simulator and Minecraft Legends.

Other publishers, such as Nintendo, will not be present at Gamescom. Sony will unfortunately not be present at Gamescom this year either. Here you’ll find the games we think can’t be missed at Gamescom and other information about Gamescom 2022.

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