Microsoft highlights slate of games during annual Xbox Games Showcase 2024


Microsoft unveiled a slate of video games on Sunday for its Xbox platform and new hardware at its annual Xbox Games Showcase.

The showcase put forward a diverse set of games, including the latest edition of the Call of Duty mega-franchise, a DOOM prequel, a hyper-realistic flight simulator, and a farming simulator where the player helps a mouse rebuild its home.

Many of the featured games were announced to appear on Xbox Game Pass on the day of launch.

Included amongst the full-game trailers was a tease of an expansion map for called Skyline Valley, an expansion of , and the first look at Sea of Thieves season 13. The showcase also saw Microsoft debut three pieces of Xbox hardware: an all-digital Xbox Series X in white, a one-terabyte Series S, and a Special Edition two-terabyte Xbox Series X in Galaxy Black.

The slew of releases comes on the heels of the tech giant splashing billions of dollars to acquire game developers, including Activision and Bethesda, and layoffs. Here are the games that were revealed at the Xbox showcase:

Call of Duty Black Ops 6

DOOM: The Dark Ages

State of Decay 3

Dragon Age: The Veilgaurd

Starfield: Shattered Space

South of Midnight

World of Warcraft: The War Within

Flintlock: The Siege of Dawn

Age of Mythology: Retold

Perfect Dark




Microsoft Flight Simulator

Life is Strange: Double Exposure

Indiana Jones and the Great Circle


WUCHANG: Fallen Feathers



Assasin's Creed Shadows

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chronobyl

Gears of War: E-Day