Xbox Games Showcase: 2022 Extended Roundup


Last Sunday, we showed off a huge list of games destined for Xbox and Game Pass over the next twelve months. Today, Erin Ashley Simon and Malik Prince sat down with the teams from Bethesda, Mojang Studios, Obsidian Entertainment, Playground Games, and many more talented game creators from around the world to reveal the news we shared during the Xbox & Bethesda Showcase.

We also reveal never-before-seen gameplay for Oxide Games. ara: An Untold Story, revealed Microsoft Flight Simulator release of World Update X: United States and Beechcraft Model 18, a new aircraft in the Local Legends series. Additionally, we announced that Valheim is coming to Xbox and Game Pass later this year, we shared a first look at the gameplay of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and gave fans a glimpse of the worlds of Blunderdome and Halo colliding in Fall Guys.

Here are some of the highlights from today’s Xbox Games Showcase: Extended Program…

Reveal of the first game of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

On day one for Xbox and Windows PC with Game Pass, fans saw the first game in the third-person asymmetrical horror experience. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Based on the groundbreaking and iconic 1974 horror film, players will take on the role of one of the notorious Slaughter family members to search, track, and prevent their guests from escaping. Alternatively, players can take on the role of the victims of the Slaughter families and use their wits and stealth to stay out of the Family’s grasp and find the tools necessary to achieve freedom. Experience the wacky and macabre for yourself at The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.


Valheim coming to PC Game Pass in 2022, Xbox in 2023

Arriving on Xbox and Game Pass on day one, explore a beautiful procedurally generated world as a battle-slain Norse warrior whose soul has been transported to Valheim to slay Odin’s ancient rivals. Build, conquer, craft and survive alone or in cooperation with friends as you strive to bring order to the world of Valheim.


Microsoft Flight Simulator Releases World Update X: United States of America and US Territories today and Beechcraft Model 18, a new aircraft in the Local Legend Series

Microsoft Flight Simulator announced that World Update X: United States of America and US Territories is available for free today for all players. World Update X was created using the latest high-resolution aerial and satellite imagery available. The world update includes four handcrafted airports, 87 new points of interest, three new landing challenges, three discovery flights, and three jungle trips. The update will also feature new 3D cities like San Diego, CA, Albany, NY, Key Largo, FL, Seattle, WA, Olympia, WA, and more. Along with the release of World Update X: United States, Microsoft Flight Simulator released the fifth aircraft in the “Local Legends” series: the Beechcraft Model 18. It is a twin-engine, low-wing utility aircraft produced by the American aircraft manufacturer Beech Aircraft Corporation. For more information, visit our Xbox Wire post here and for the latest information on Microsoft Flight Simulatorstay tuned for @MSFSOfficial On twitter.

Available now for Xbox Series X|S and Windows PC, with Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass, and through Xbox Cloud Gaming.


Fall Guys welcomes the world of Halo to the Blunderdome

Fall Guys and 343 Industries are teaming up to bring Master Chief and more to the Blunderdome with The Spartan Showdown event from June 30 to July 4. With new challenges, stylish cosmetics, and legendary items hitting the store as part of this event, Beans around the world can grab the goods and spring into action to raise their wardrobe levels to the elite.


If you missed Xbox Games Showcase: Extended 2022, you can still catch it on demand here.