The Tokyo Game Show 2023 was a spectacle of exciting announcements and game reveals, with Xbox making a significant impact. The Xbox Digital Broadcast featured prominent appearances from Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, and Sarah Bond, Head of Xbox Creator Experience. The event was a mecca for lovers of Japanese and Japan-inspired games, providing a sneak peek into upcoming titles for Xbox and PC.

High-Octane Tracks and Cars: Forza Motorsport

The upcoming Forza Motorsport offered fans a closer look at the new Hakone track, beautifully adorned with cherry blossom trees. A 2020 Toyota GR Supra was showcased as one of the drivable cars in the game. Set to launch on October 10, the game will be available on Xbox Series X|S, Windows PC, and Steam.

Fallout 76: Atlantic City – Double the Content, Double the Fun

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Jonathan Rush, Fallout 76’s Art Director, announced that the new Atlantic City location would be so expansive it would come in two releases. New factions, locations, and a flush casino are just some of the exciting features to look forward to when the update drops on December 5.

The Elder Scrolls Online – Expanding Horizons

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ZeniMax Online Studios revealed that The Elder Scrolls Online would be launching in Japan on Xbox consoles with full localization in Japanese. The new Necrom Chapter will also be available for console players starting November 15, 2023.

Ace Attorney – The Courtroom Saga Continues

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The beloved Ace Attorney series will soon be available on Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass. The original trilogy will be released on September 26, followed by the Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Trilogy in early 2024.

Altheia: The Wrath of Aferi – A Tale of Two Heroes

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This action-adventure game, created by two brothers, revealed new characters, puzzles, and combat scenarios. Inspired by the works of Hayao Miyazaki and Mamoru Hosoda, the game will launch soon for Xbox and Windows PC.

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes – A Nostalgic Trip

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A spiritual successor to the Suikoden series, this game showcased its unique blend of pixel art and 3D visuals. Pre-orders are now live, with the game scheduled for an April 23, 2024, release.

Exoprimal: Season 2 – Unleashing the Beasts

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Capcom teased the second season of Exoprimal, revealing a new map and outlandish costumes. A crossover with Street Fighter 6 was also announced, featuring skins and animations based on popular characters like Ryu and Chun-Li.

Hotel Barcelona – A Time Loop of Terror

Swery65 and Suda51 have teamed up to bring us this “2.5D slasher film parodic action” game. With inspirations ranging from Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’ to alien entities, this title promises to be a truly unique gaming experience.

Infinity Strash: Dragon Quest – Manga Meets Gaming

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This game, inspired by the popular Dragon Quest manga and anime series, unveiled a new story trailer, set to release on September 28.

Like a Dragon Series – Yakuza and Samurai

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Two new entries in the Like a Dragon series were announced. One tells the story of Kazuma Kiryu, a legendary yakuza, while the other is a Samurai epic. Both titles will be available on Xbox Game Pass.

Mineko’s Night Market – Crafting and Community

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Set for an October 26 release, this social simulation game will allow players to craft, trade, and build relationships within the game world.

My Lovely Empress – Dark Desires

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This management sim explores the darker impulses in human relationships, letting players choose between resurrecting their deceased empress or forming new relationships with neighboring kingdoms.

Octopath Traveler II – A New Journey Awaits

Square Enix’s beautiful HD-2D RPG is set to arrive on Xbox platforms in early 2024.

Palworld – A Monster of a Game

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This monster-collecting RPG showcased new gameplay features, including character customization and base building, set for a 2024 release.

Party Animals – A Cute, Chaotic Brawl

The game announced a partnership with the Ori series, introducing playable versions of Ori and Naru.

Persona Series – Reload and Tactica

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Two new Persona games were announced, offering fresh gameplay mechanics and new skills, set to captivate fans and newcomers alike.

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PUBG Battlegrounds – Mysteries Unfold

A new trailer teased developments to the Erangel map, hinting at more dynamic and mysterious gameplay.

Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty – A New Chapter

The second of three DLC expansions was announced, featuring new weapon types, enemies, and bosses.

Wrapping It Up

The Tokyo Game Show 2023 Xbox Digital Broadcast was nothing short of spectacular, offering a mix of highly anticipated titles and surprise announcements. With a strong focus on Japanese and Japan-inspired games, Xbox has shown its commitment to broadening its global appeal. Gamers worldwide have a lot to look forward to, making the wait for these exciting releases all the more challenging.