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Next Week's Xbox Stream Focuses Solely On Games

by Brian Shea on Jul 16, 2020 at 10:48 AM

We've known for a while that Xbox is unveiling its next-gen first-party lineup through a stream next week, but rumors have swirled regarding what else could be a part of that showcase. GM of Xbox Games Marketing Aaron Greenberg seems to have caught wind of these rumors, which include everything from a second next-gen Xbox system to Microsoft announcing new studio acquisitions, and jumped on Twitter to squash the speculation.

According to Greenberg, next week's Xbox Games Showcase will not feature any "business, devices or similar news, just games. A whole show about hour long focused on games." We already know we're getting our first-ever look at the Halo Infinite campaign, but we'll undoubtedly learn more about what the various Xbox Game Studios have been working on for Xbox Series X.

The Xbox Games Showcase is set to happen on Thursday, July 23 at 9 a.m. PT / 12 p.m. ET. A special pre-show hosted by Summer Game Fest and The Game Awards host Geoff Keighley will air beginning at 8 a.m. PT / 11 a.m. ET. The pre-show will feature reveals, predictions, and more on already-announced titles coming to Xbox. You can watch the pre-show and the Xbox Games Showcase proper on YouTube.

[Source: Aaron Greenberg on Twitter, Xbox]