Microsoft has revealed a new show format called Xbox Partner Preview and its first stream featured new looks at Metal Gear Solid Δ: Snake Eater, Alan Wake 2: Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth, ARK: Survival Ascended, and so much more.
There were a ton of games packed into the roughly 30-minute runtime, and we’re here to break down and present to you all the biggest reveals, announcements, trailers, and more in one place! Enjoy!
You can also check out our Xbox Partner Preview October 2023 Games Playlist to keep track of all the games you can’t wait to play from the show!
Metal Gear Solid 3 Remake Reveals First Gameplay, And It Looks Beautiful
Konami has finally shared a first look at gameplay from the remake of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, and it looks beautiful. While it didn’t last very long, the trailer gives fans a glimpse of what this classic will look like on modern platforms as developed on Unreal Engine 5.
Alan Wake II Launch Trailer and Walkthrough Introduces a Terrifying Enemy That Will Surely Haunt Our Dreams
Alongside releasing the launch trailer for Alan Wake 2 ahead of its release date of October 27, 2023, Remedy shared with us a walkthrough featuring Saga Anderson facing off against a terrifying enemy that looks to be a human woman who has a mirror copy of herself on the bottom and more arms than anyone should have.
Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth Lets You Manage Your Own Island Resort
Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth will continue the franchise’s streak of including in-depth mini-games that aren’t necessary to the story but are just as wonderful as the main content. In Infinite Wealth, players will be able to visit or ride a dolphin to DonDoko Island, which is a beautiful resort you need to help build up.
Alongside building your dream home on the island, you can choose where shops and decorations go, you can interact and make friends with the local people and animals, and you can make great changes to the island to draw in new tourists.
However, not everyone is a friendly face as there will be thugs and even animals like warthogs that will try to ruin your fun.
First Look at Ark: Survival Ascended Revealed During Xbox Partner Preview
ARK: Survival Ascended, the Unreal Engine 5 remake of ARK: Survival Evolved, gave fans their first look at the upgraded game the is filled with dinosaurs, giant prehistoric creatures, and fantasy monsters. ARK: Survival Ascended is so much more than just a remake of the first game, as it will also include cross-platform modding, cross-platform play and progression, and so much more.
Manor Lords Gets a PC Game Pass Release Date and Gameplay Trailer
Manor Lords is an upcoming historical city-building game that will be released in Game Preview for Windows and PC Game Pass on April 26, 2024. It will arrive on Xbox consoles after that date.
A new trailer showcases the game in action, which sees players building up the medieval town of their dreams and protecting those that call it home.
RoboCop: Rogue City Gets a New Story and Gameplay Trailer
RoboCop got a new trailer at the Xbox Partner Preview, and it gave a tease at the game’s story and the characters involved in it. We also get another glimpse at gameplay, some of the weapons RoboCop will be able to use, and even a mech you’ll have to face-off against.
Still Wakes the Deep Gameplay Trailer Shows the Latest Spooky Adventure From Dear Esther Developer
Still Wakes the Deep is a new narrative horror game from Dear Esther developer The Chinese Room and it looks to take players to a mysterious oil rig off the coast of Scotland in 1975. The footage shown at the Xbox Partner Preview was a look at the game in action and gives a tease at the horrors to come.
Dungeons of Hinterberg Gameplay Trailer Shows Off More of the Action-Adventure Social-Sim Game
Dungeons of Hinterberg, which is set to be released in 2024, got a deep dive trailer that featured a look at the game’s combat and its social side. This new game stars a character named Luisa, and the trailer shows how she will balance combat and relationships and more when Dungeons of Hinterberg is released in 2024.
Spirit of the North 2 Will See a Fox and Raven Teaming Up to Restore Lost Guardians and Find Their Way Home
Spirit of the North 2 is the sequel to the 2019 original and will see a fox and a raven teaming up to restore lost guardians and do all they can to find their way home. Their journey will bring them face-to-face with the dark shaman Grimnir, and they will have to work together if they hope to survive this dangerous yet beautiful world.
The Finals Gets an Open Beta and a New Gameplay Trailer
The Finals is a free-to-play team-based competitive shooter that is set to get an open beta on Xbox on October 26, 2023. What sets The Finals apart from other games of its type is that it is set in a combat-centered game show in a virtual world that you can “alter, exploit, and even destroy.”
Ikaro: Will Not Die Is a Fast-Paced Game With Rogue-Lite Elements From FuturLab and Thunderful
Ikaro: Will Not Die is a new game from FuturLab and Thunderful and features fast-paced gameplay with rogue-lite elements. The gameplay itself is set in a futuristic, neon facility and the announce trailer gives fans a glimpse at the fun that lies ahead.