Gamescom 2021 is here, bringing us gaming news and updates to reveals made earlier this year at E3. Xbox is first to take the stage, with their press conference, showing off announcements for Xbox Game Pass, progress on first-party titles for the Xbox Series X|S, and more. We'll be rounding up all the news in this thread as they happen.
Dying Light 2 is first. December 7th is reiterated as the final launch date for the game, following many delays in the past. There will be twice the amount of parkour moves compared to the first game. Th trailer teases the story.
Flight Simulator is next, with the head of development talking about the success of the game since its launch. There have been content updates involving Europe. 100 iconic and scenic areas were added, with new missions to fly through. Reno Air Race is the largest expansion for the game, and it'll be launching this Fall, and will include multiplayer with friends.
Humble Games is bringing their published games to Xbox Game Pass. Next Space Rebels, Dodgeball Arena, Bushiden, Unpacking, Signals, and many more new indie titles will be a part of Xbox Game Pass on day 1. Plenty of games are in the pipeline.
Into the Pit features eldrich horror elements and is a first-person action game, is a roguelike. October 19th.
Age of Empires IV has a segment on the trebuchet. The developers want the game to be really historical. They've teamed up with a UK filming crew to record documentaries on elements of the game, such as weapons, tactics, and more. October 28th launch.
Cult of the Holy Detonation are a new faction in Wasteland 3. Boss battles and combat missions are being expanded upon to challenge its players with this new content. It will still be silly at points, to entertain players with its stories and characters.
Sea of Thieves is still going on with new content. There will be a Borderlands event crossover ship you can get. Starts today and ends Sept. 7th.
State of Decay 2 Homecoming is an update that will launch September 1st, and will feature new maps and enemies to fight. It's a sequel to the previous expansion.
Stray Blade is an action RPG hack and slash game coming next year. There are multiple weapons and varied enviroments to explore. The team claims they priorotized fluid combat and animations to make fighting satisfying.
Crusader Kings III is next. It'll be coming to Xbox consoles. The UI has been adapted for console play specifically.
Psychonauts 2 gets a launch trailer.
The Gunk comes from the Steamworld devs. You'll need to explore alien planets and as the name implies, clean up gunk from them.
Forza is next, showing off a new Forza Xbox controller. We also get footage on the latest Forza Horizon game, which comes out on November 9th. There are plenty of different cars to drive over the roads of Mexico.