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Xbox returns to Tokyo Game Show 2022, hopes to “delight players” with game bulletins

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Tokyo Game Show 2022 is rapidly approaching, and Xbox can be there to showcase its video games once more this 12 months. We’re due for information on “existing titles from Xbox Game Studios and titles launching from developer partners that we hope will delight players in Japan, across Asia, and around the world.”

That’s the promise from the Xbox information weblog, which has all of the fantastic particulars concerning the impending TGS showcase. The Xbox digital stream will air Thursday, September 15 at 6 PM JST / 5 AM ET / 2 AM PT (it’s scheduled primarily for viewers in Japan, in fact). That Thursday can also be the kickoff of TGS typically, and the show will run by means of Sunday, September 18.

From Xbox’s wording on the weblog, we’re anticipating a bit extra on the announcement facet than final 12 months. Xbox was current at TGS 2021, however with no new video games. This time nevertheless, there’s potential for some fairly important bulletins. In April of this 12 months, Xbox senior producer Matt Smith mentioned that the Japan group was “working with top-class developers on truly groundbreaking product[s].” The TGS livestream could be a great time to announce a few of these. It would even be a very good time to speak about Final Fantasy VII Remake. Three logos have been filed in Japan in May, main followers to count on an Xbox assortment within the close to future. Finally, we all know that Xbox is publishing the following Hideo Kojima game, reportedly codenamed Overdose, so we might additionally be taught extra about that through the Xbox presentation.

Historically, Xbox hasn’t had the strongest foothold in Japan. Only 2.3 million consoles throughout the complete Xbox lineup have been offered in Japan in 20 years. That mentioned, the Series S outsold the PlayStation 5 for the primary time in May of this 12 months, so Xbox could possibly capitalize on that momentum with its TGS presentation.