Xbox & Bethesda Preview STARFIELD, HALO INFINITE, and More at E3 2021

The show may be virtual this year, but that doesn’t mean E3 2021 isn’t going to be epic. This year, Nerdist has partnered with E3 to bring you first looks, breakdowns, and  analysis for all your gaming news. Make sure you tune into our daily livestreams for commentary from our very own Dan Casey!

Sunday’s Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase previewed 30 new titles, trailers, and gameplay, 27 of which will be available on the Xbox Game pass. The studios also announced back-to-back monthly releases now through the end of the year, including Halo Infinite, Forza Horizon 5, Age of Empires IV, and Psychonauts 2. Plus, Bethesda previewed new games like Starfield and Redfall, which will both be Xbox exclusives.

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Take a look at the show’s highlights below!

Sea of Thieves:  A Pirate’s Life

Jack Sparrow and Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean join Sea of Thieves in a new crossover, A Pirate’s Life. This free update will be available on June 22, 2021.


Bethesda Games’ highly anticipated new open-world RPG takes to space exclusively on Xbox Series X and Windows PC on November 11, 2022.

Back 4 Blood

From the developers behind Left 4 Dead, new zombie survival game Back 4 Blood will be available on the Xbox Game pass at launch: October 8, 2021.


First look at the newly announced co-op, open-world game from the creators of Just Cause.


The newly announced open-world, co-op, vampire shooter will launch exclusively on Xbox Series X|S and PC summer 2022.

Halo Infinite

Watch gameplay from the much anticipated (and delayed) Halo Infinite, arriving this holiday season.

Psychonauts 2

Psychonauts 2 is available August 25, 2021.

The Outer Worlds 2

A cheeky tease to the RPG’s sequel reveals that The Outer Worlds 2 will be coming to the Xbox Series X and Windows soon.

Forza Horizon 5

The beloved racing franchise takes the action to Mexico in this gameplay footage for the newly announced title, launching on Windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X on November 9, 2021.

Slime Rancher 2

Embark on a new adventure with Slime Rancher 2, the sequel to the vibrant first-person farming simulator coming to Xbox in 2022.

Stay tuned this week for more from Nerdist and E3 2021!

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