Xbox Tokyo Game Show 2021 showcase will have “no new global debuts”

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“Expect celebrations with our Asia community and locally relevant updates”

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Microsoft is returning for its second Xbox Showcase stream at Tokyo Game Show 2021 on September 30, but there will be no “new global debut.”

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Although it was reported earlier this month that the platform holder would have its own virtual streaming slot at Tokyo Game Show 2021, with promises of “exclusive news”. xbox wire Xbox Asia head Jeremy Hinton’s post clarifies that fans should not expect a new world premiere reveal, but instead “a celebration with our Asia community and locally relevant updates”.

Curated for players in Japan and across Asia and scheduled for 6pm JST/10am BST on Thursday, September 30th, this year also marks the 25th anniversary of the Tokyo Game Show. Although it remains a digital-only event for the public, a limited press-only physical event will be held at the show’s traditional venue at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, part of the Greater Tokyo area.


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Microsoft also took the opportunity to unveil its new mascot for the occasion, a mecha with body parts inspired by various parts Xbox consoles, including control buttons, while its waistline is for the original Xbox, which This year celebrates its 20th anniversary.

For last year’s Tokyo Game Show stream, Xbox also created an anime girl character as its mascot, a nod to the American company’s efforts to appeal to Japanese audiences.

After the showcase at E3, while Gamescom was only last month, it appears the platform holder has nothing new to reveal. At E3, starfield Officially unveiled as a new game from Bethesda Softworks, in 2022 exclusively for Xbox Series X. Will launch on S and PC, while Xbox fans can expect this holiday forza horizon 5 And hello infinity in November and December respectively.

Elsewhere, there are no plans to cut the price of the Nintendo Switch in the US, following the console’s price drop in the UK and Europe earlier this week.

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