In just over 48 hours, gamers around the world will be gathering for the Xbox & Bethesda game showcase
The show is on over 90 minutes in-depth and includes everything you want to know about the epic gaming lineup arriving on Xbox this vacation, upcoming releases on Xbox Game Pass, and more.
Wherever you are in the world, when you have a screen and internet access, you can join our greatest moment of 2021 yet. Let’s be specific:
The show will also be broadcast simultaneously on channels around the world, including Bilibili in China, Jeuxvideo in France and VK in Russia, OTT platforms like Samsung TV +, Xumo, PlutoTV and Vizio, and regional Xbox pages on Facebook and elsewhere.
Important NOTE: The show is streamed in 1080p at 60fps. For a more representative look at the visuals contained in the showcase, we recommend the 4K / 60fps repetition of the showcase on the Xbox YouTube Channelwhich will be available after the premiere is over. We’ll definitely be posting on @Xbox social when the 4K / 60fps version is ready to be viewed.
Is the event available in languages other than English? We will support subtitles in the following languages: LATAM Spanish, BR Portuguese, German, Parisian French, Russian, Italian, C astilian Spanish, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Japanese, Korean, Polish, Turkish, Arabic, Hindi, Malay , Vietnamese, Persian (Farsi), Greek, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Czech, Norwegian, Greek, Hungarian, Finnish, Slovak, Hebrew and Portugal Portuguese. We will assume that all languages will be available when the show is broadcast live, but it is possible that selected languages may need to be added in the days following the broadcast if the translation is not yet complete.
The easiest way to find your preferred language is to view your country’s Xbox page on Facebook or the official page Xbox YouTube Channel and click the gear icon in the lower right corner.
Will the show be accessible to people with impaired / no hearing or impaired / no vision? There will be a version of the show with American Sign Language (ASL) and Audio Descriptions (AD) in English on the Xbox YouTube Channel.
I can’t watch, where can I find out what’s been announced? The announcements will be made public during the broadcast and the Xbox Wire team will post detailed blog posts with important announcements (including localized versions in Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, LATAM Spanish, and Russian) here at news.xbox.com.
Xbox FanFest Watch Party: Arrive early and join us from 9:00 a.m. PT for the Xbox FanFest Watch Party where we have exclusive Q&A with special guests from Team Xbox and Bethesda. Register as an Xbox FanFest fan at www.xbox.com/fanfest and sign up for the Xbox FanFest Watch Party.
Xbox Gear Special Event: The Xbox Gear Shop is joining in with brand new summer collections for Xbox and Halo, as well as a few other surprises to celebrate the Games Showcase, including a souvenir jar that can be personalized with your gamertag! Buy from Gear.xbox.com
Notes for co-streamers and creators: At Xbox, we highly value any co-stream effort and want to ensure that if you choose to have a smooth experience, you can do so. To this end, we have acquired the retransmission rights to all licensed music tracks from this livestream program. However, due to forces beyond our control, we cannot guarantee that music labels / publishers / bots will not make false claims in the stream. If you are co-streaming on Twitch, they recommend co-streaming from the / twitchgaming channel. Click here for more details on Twitch.
Video-on-Demand (VOD): The music in the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase is licensed for more than 12 months for all online use worldwide. We recommend removing or deleting your VOD video by June 1st, 2022 to reduce the risk of DMCA.
For those planning on having full post-show breakdowns in the form of VOD coverage, we recommend you Do not use audio files with copyrighted music
Financial assets: For those interested, we have some Xbox 2021-themed stream overlays and additional assets to enhance your stream available here on Xbox Wire. These assets are free to use in your stream.