Xbox Games Showcase 2023 & Starfield Direct: What was shown at the show and what’s next?

Andrew Highton
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The Xbox Games Showcase 2023 and Starfield Direct has come and gone, and the green brand had a lot to show during its summer event. Here’s a rundown of everything shown during both events.

Summertime showcases have been a constant on the gaming calendar for many years now, but the tide is turning as the E3 glory days look to be fading after its noteworthy cancellation in 2023. Moving forward, Summer Game Fest looks to be the real deal, and it’s supported by giant presentations such as the Xbox Games Showcase.

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The future for the green brand looks rosy, especially with Bethesda tied to exclusivity agreements, and there are quite a few anticipated games in the pipeline.

Now that the Showcase has concluded, Xbox certainly came out swinging with brand new announcements and plenty of updates on previously announced titles. Here’s a breakdown of everything that was shown.


When is Xbox Games Showcase 2023?

Microsoft’s Xbox Games Showcase 2023 is penciled in for June 11, 2023, 10 AM. PST / 1 PM EST / 7 PM BST.

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Immediately after the Xbox Games Showcase event, a Starfield Direct will air. The Direct will give a look inside Bethesda Game Studios and offer fans the chance to see new gameplay, developer interviews, and behind-the-scenes info.

How to watch Xbox Games Showcase 2023 and Starfield Direct

Now that the both the 2023 Xbox Games Showcase and the Starfield Direct has aired, fans can watch the full showcase through the YouTube video below:

Additionally, fans can find each and every individual trailer shown during the event below!

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Xbox Games Showcase 2023 trailers


South of Midnight

Star Wars Outlaws

33 Immortals

Payday 3

Persona 3 Reload

Persona 5 Tactica


Sea of Thieves: The Legend of Monkey Island

Microsoft Flight Sim 2024

Microsoft Flight Sim – Dune Expansion

Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth

Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess

Forza Motorsport 8

The Elder Scrolls Online – Journey to Necrom

Overwatch 2: Invasion (PvE mode)


Still Wakes the Deep

Dungeons of Hinterberg

Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty

Cities: Skylines 2

Metaphor: ReFantazio


Clockwork Revolution

Xbox Series S Carbon Black 1TB SSD model

Starfield Limited Edition Xbox Wireless Controller and Headset

Starfield Direct

That’s everything that was shown during the 2023 Xbox Games Showcase, as well as the full Starfield Direct. Also, for information on the industry’s biggest, upcoming releases, check out Dexerto’s coverage of the most anticipated upcoming games:

The Elder Scrolls 6 | GTA 6 | Assassin’s Creed Infinity | Wolverine | Spider-Man 2 | Wonder Woman | Avatar Frontiers of Pandora | Dragon Age 4 | Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom | Diablo 4 | Starfield | Crash Team Rumble | Star Wars Jedi: Survivor | Dead Island 2

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Andrew Highton is a Games Writer for Dexerto. He has a Creative Writing degree from Liverpool John Moores University and has previously written for games websites such as Twinfinite and Keengamer. With 13,000+ PlayStation Trophies to his name, Andrew is a fan of a huge variety of video games, his favourites being God of War and Metal Gear Solid. Contact him at, on Twitter @AndyHighton8 or at