The latest Warhammer video game festival returned to Xbox in a big way this year. Presented by Clive Standen, the legendary voice of Titus from the highly anticipated space marine 2, Skulls Showcase kicked off an exciting week of surprises with world premieres, exciting new announcements, and new content reveals for Xbox fans. In addition to this, the exhibit heralded the start of great deals with up to 90% off on the Xbox and Windows Store during the event.
For Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass members, games like Total War: Warhammer III, battle sectorY Dark Tide they all had important news announcements.
Plus, being a festival, it’s an ideal time to get some free game days for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members. Vermintide 2, ChaosbaneY mechanic are all available to try for free this weekend. Meanwhile, in the Windows 10 store, there are more offers for many more Warhammer games.
Let’s dive into the Warhammer Skulls Festival news, reveals and updates to find out more:
Warhammer Skulls Showcase Recap
World premieres, announcements and new content have been revealed for Warhammer video games on Xbox and Windows 10. Learn more below and catch up with the Showcase here in case you missed it.
Warhammer on Game Pass News
A huge new cinematic trailer back for Warhammer 40,000: Dark TideComing on day one to Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass, Fatshark showcased a new story, characters, artwork, and announced that award-winning composer Jesper Kyd is returning to the “tide” franchise. Launching on September 13, 2022 for Xbox Series X|S and Windows PC, the Regular and Imperium Editions are now available for pre-order.
Creative Assembly and Sega teased the release of Immortal Empires for Total War: Warhammer III, the long-awaited game mode that combines the landmasses and armies of all three Total War: Warhammer games. Players will embark on the biggest campaign in strategy gaming with the release of the Immortal Empires beta for Total War: Warhammer IIIarriving in the third quarter of 2022. Total War: Warhammer III is available to play today with PC Game Pass and available for purchase from the Microsoft Store.
Finally, the reveal of a new horde mode for Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector by Slitherine, as well as the announcement of Sisters of Battle’s upcoming inclusion as a playable faction DLC later this fall. Warhammer 40,000: Battle Sector it is currently available to play with Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass.
Big news and game premieres
The action didn’t stop there though, an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the development of the highly anticipated Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2 was unveiled. The love, care and meticulous detail that goes into this game is incredibly apparent and offers some exciting new sneak peeks at how the game is developing.
Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader from the award-winning Owlcat Games, the first Warhammer CRPG to come to Xbox. The game is a classic isometric experience with turn-based combat and diverse adventures featuring fateful decisions, non-linear storylines, a strong and compelling cast of companions, space exploration, and much more.
Warhammer 40,000: Warpforge of Everguild (makers of The Horus Heresy: Legions), is a new digital CCG set in the 41st Millennium. The game will deliver fast-paced and brutal card battles in the Warhammer 40,000 universe and allow players to compete in draft and constructed modes, explore each army’s rich lore in single-player campaigns, or join an alliance and compete in wars. massive alliances. The game will hit the Windows Store next year.
Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun from Auroch Digital and Focus Entertainment is coming to Xbox in 2023. With a stunning nostalgic blast from the pixel past, the veil has been lifted on the bloody, frenetic homage to the iconic retro shooters of yesteryear. Showcasing Gameplay – This single player FPS offers an intense sprite-based experience of a Space Marine taking on the forces of Chaos.
Waaagh’ing on our screens, Warhammer 40,000: Shootas, Blood and Teef planted a flag for its release in Orktober 20 on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and showcased exciting new gameplay, featuring Thunderhawks, Imperial Knights, and Baneblades!
Finally, the showcase also included trailers for Warhammer Vermintide 2 of Fatshark, revealing the Be’lakor Chaos Wastes Expansion which includes a new level, the Temple of Shadows, where players can take on the full force of Be’lakor; and the reveal of two more playable teams in the next Nacon game blood bowl 3the Old World Alliance and the Chaos Forsaken.
Phew! These are just a few of the highlights of the incredible new Warhammer content introduced and coming soon! Don’t forget, you can check everything out and get great deals on the landing page dedicated to the Warhammer Skulls Festival on Xbox and Windows 10. Thank you for reading!