Everything Announced from Today's Inside Xbox (May 7, 2020)

With more Xbox Series X info coming, here are the big announcements from today's Inside Xbox featuring Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Madden NFL 21, and more.

May 7, 2020

As the launch of next-generation consoles creeps closer, Xbox has just presented its latest Inside Xbox event. From heavy hitters like Assassin’s Creed Vahalla to Yakuza: Like a Dragon and Madden 21, there’s something for everyone when the Xbox Series X releases this holiday. Here’s what was shown off during today’s Inside Xbox stream.

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla “gameplay” revealed

After its reveal last week, Ubisoft has shown off the first look at gameplay and the Viking age in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla during this month’s Inside Xbox. Players take control of Eivor, a Viking raider as he sets out to England. Players will get the chance to lead raids, forge alliances, and immerse themselves in the Viking age. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla will launch this holiday on the Series X and Xbox One. You can read more about what was shown off here.


Yakuza: Like a Dragon is an Xbox Series X launch title

Another year, another Yakuza game. This time around, Yakuza: Like a Dragon follows Ichiban Kasuga, a low-level Yakuza as he’s shot and left for dead. Best of all, it’ll be a launch title when the Series X releases this holiday. You can read more about what was shown off here.

Madden NFL 21 teased

Surprising no one, Madden 21 is coming to the Series X. Patrick Mahomes came on for a few minutes to talk about the game and give players a tease before we get more details during EA Play next month. You can read more about Madden 21 here.

Dirt 5 officially revealed

Get ready to race in the latest entry in the Dirt franchise. Dirt 5 will include voice actors such as Troy Baker and Nolan North. You can read more about what was shown off here.

Scorn looks wild

Next up is Scorn, a first-person horror game from Ebb Software. The game was announced back in 2016 and was originally supposed to release in 2017. It later got a Kickstarter campaign and a 2018 release date. The game has players explore a wide variety of environments which each have different paths to explore, items to find, and creatures to fight. You can read more about what was shown off here.

Bright Memory: Infinite kicks off the show

Developed by FQYD-Studio, Bright Memory: Infinite is a first-person shooter that gives players a wide variety of skills to weave into combo attacks. The game is set in 2036 as the Supernatural Science Research Organization sets out to investigate a strange phenomenon. You can read more details about it here.

Chorus is a space combat game, coming 2021

Developed by Fishlabs Production and published by Deep Silver, Chorus is a space-flight combat shooter where players take control of Nara, a pilot who faces her past. You’ll get the chance to earn new weapons and upgrade your ship as you travel through the universe. Chorus is set to launch in 2021. You can read more details about it here.

Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodline 2 coming to Xbox Series X confirmed

Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodline 2 has players go through Seattle as you fight through a vampire society. The game is brought to you by Paradox Interactive, Hardsuit Labs, and World of Darkness. No release date was given but it’ll release on the Series X and Xbox One. You can read more about it here.

Call of the Sea by Out of the Blue and Raw Fury revealed

Developed by Out of the Blue and Raw Fury, Call of the Sea focuses on Norah, an explorer as she searches for her lost husband in the 1930s South Pacific. It’s a first-person adventure game filled with puzzles and exotic locations.

The Ascent is a top-down RPG by Curve Digital and Neon Giant

Published by Curve Digital and developed by Neon Giant, The Ascent is a top-down action RPG set in a cyberpunk world where the Ascent Group has fallen and everyone has to fend for themselves. It’s up to you to stop gangs and other corporations from taking over the world.

The Medium is bringing horror to the Xbox Series X

Published by Bloober Team SA and developed by Bloober Team, The Medium is a psychological horror game where you go between the real world and the spiritual world. The game features a soundtrack from Bloober Team’s Arkadiusz Reikowski and Silent Hill composer Akira Yamaoka. You can read more about it here.

Scarlet Nexus by Bandai Namco announced

Next up we have Scarlet Nexus from Bandai Namco. Players take the role of Yuito Sumeragi as you use his psychokinetic powers and explore New Himuka. You can read more about it here.

Second Extinction brings dinosaur combat to next-gen hardware

Get ready to team up with friends to fight mutated dinosaurs in Second Extinction. Developed by Systemic Reaction, three players can get together to take down the dinosaurs with a variety of weapons and skills.

That’s it for today’s Inside Xbox. What were your favorite announcements? Let us know in the comments below. If you haven’t watched it yet, you can check it out below.


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