6 highlights from the 6-hour Xbox livestream at Gamescom 2022 – IGN

Gamescom 2022 is here with tons of exciting updates, gameplay, trailers and exclusives. There have been several announcements from Gamescom Opening Night Live so far, including the reveal of the DualSense Edge PS5 controller and more. (To easily catch up on Gamescom Day 1, we’ve got you covered with our video of Every Reveal from Opening Night Live in 7 Minutes).

Then Gamescom Day 2 kept the hype going with new trailers, exclusive interviews and more from games like The Callisto Protocol, A Plague Tale: Requiem, Warhammer 40,000: Darktide and Steelrising.

After the exciting first two days of Gamescom, Xbox has all but taken control of Gamescom Day 3 with six hours of developer interviews and gameplay from titles including Microsoft Flight Simulator, Lies of P, Minecraft Legends, Pentiment , Sea of ​​Thieves, and more.

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6 Xbox highlights from Gamescom 2022

As one of the biggest attendees at Gamescom this year, there’s plenty to recap from Xbox’s six-hour stream and highlights from the in-person booth. And, we’ve covered the entirety of Gamescom Day 3 with our own IGN Gamescom Studio live stream for even more coverage, including the Metal: Hellsinger live concert we had a blast playing.

Here are the biggest Xbox highlights from Gamescom 2022 to keep you up to date.

1. Microsoft Flight Simulator – Update

Learn about the new Germany city update in Microsoft Flight Simulator, the new Local Legend, the 40th Anniversary update and more during this Xbox booth preview at Gamescom 2022.

2. A Plague Tale: Requiem – New look

Join Asobo Studio Game Director Kevin Choteau as we get a fresh look at the gameplay of A Plague Tale: Requiem, which releases October 18th.

3. Lies of P – Interview

Join Neowiz’s Jiwon Choi and Jason Park as they discuss making the studio’s first console game with Lies of P, due in 2023. See also: 5 Things We Learned From Lies of P and Lies of P Gameplay : Weapon mechanics explained.

4. Sea of ​​Thieves – Developer Interview

Join the developers at Rare as they discuss working during the pandemic, as well as their favorite pirate crews featured in Sea of ​​Thieves Season 7.

5. Gunfire Reborn – Inside Scoop

Join Stephen Takowsky as he discusses what you’ll be up to in Gunfire Reborn, a co-op Roguelike first-person shooter, releasing October 27. Also watch: Gunfire Reborn trailer.

6. High on Life – Developer Interview

Justin Roiland’s High on Life puts you in the seat of an aimless teenager fending off aliens who view humans as the galaxy’s biggest drug. We get some additional information from the team behind this fever dream. Also read IGN’s High on Life Hands-on Preview and Gameplay and 5 Bizarre Details From Our High on Life Gameplay.

How to rewatch the full Xbox livestream

Gamescom’s Xbox event took place on Thursday, August 25 and lasted nearly 6 hours. You can watch or re-watch the Xbox stream from Gamescom 2022, including images from the Xbox booth and gameplay clips on YouTube.

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Although Xbox said there would be no new announcements, the stream featured developer interviews and gameplay from various Xbox game studios, including:

  • Mojang Studios
  • Obsidian Entertainment
  • edge of the world
  • Xbox Game Studios Publishing and their partners at Asobo Studio

More Xbox games news and features from Gamescom:


Obsidian sits down to discuss Grounded 1.0 gameplay changes and the launch path for the team and community at Gamescom 2022.



IGN’s Joe Skrebels and Rebekah Valentine got to grips with Obsidian’s latest offering coming soon to Xbox Game Pass, and they’re here to tell us why this very different game is still a part of the studio’s history. You can also read: Pentiment is the latest pleasant surprise from Xbox’s most prolific new studio


Minecraft Legends

We’ve seen gameplay from the upcoming Minecraft Legends and got our first hands-on look at Blackbird Interactive’s latest real-time action strategy game in the world of Minecraft!


Lana’s Planet

Read: Planet of Lana hands-on and gameplay preview: ‘Planet of Lana looks like a Playdead game that doesn’t hate you’


Age of Empires IV

Ottomans vs. Malians is a free anniversary update for Age of Empires 4. Ahead of its October 25 release, Bert Beeckman, Head of Forgotten Empires Studio, shares more background on the free update, including the two new civilizations: the Ottomans and the Malians.



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