It’s less than a week until Xbox Games Showcase and Starfield Direct. On Sunday, June 11, our huge double feature will fill you in on upcoming games from Xbox Game Studios and our incredible partners around the world, and offer a deep-dive into Bethesda Game Studios’ highly anticipated Starfield.
There’s nothing quite like watching our Summer showcases live so, with that in mind, here are all the details you need to join us in celebrating the future of gaming.
What time does Xbox Games Showcase begin? Sunday, June 11, at 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time / 6pm UK time.
What time does Starfield Direct begin? Immediately following the Xbox Games Showcase.
How do I watch? Xbox Games Showcase will be streamed live on official Xbox and Bethesda channels, including the below:
The show will also be streamed out simultaneously on regional Xbox and Bethesda channels around the globe.
Please note the YouTube.com/Xbox and YouTube.com/Bethesda streams will be in 4K at 60fps, while all other channels will be 1080p / 60fps.
Is the event available in languages other than English? We will be providing subtitle support in the following languages: Albanian, Arabic (MSA), Bosnian, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified & Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Moldovan, Montenegrin, Norwegian, Persian (Farsi), Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian & EU), Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish (Castilian & Latin American), Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese and Welsh. While we expect to have all languages available with the show’s live broadcast, it is possible that select languages may need to be added in the days following the broadcast if they have not finished translating.
The easiest way to find your preferred language is to check out your country’s Xbox page on Facebook or by viewing on the official Xbox YouTube channel and clicking the gear icon in the lower right corner.
Is the show going to be Accessible to those with low/no hearing or low/no vision? There will be a version of the show with Audio Descriptions (AD) in English on the Xbox YouTube channel, American Sign Language (ASL) on Xbox’s YouTube channel and the /XboxASL Twitch channel, and British Sign Language (BSL) on Xbox On’s YouTube channel at YouTube.com/XboxUK.
I’m not going to be able to watch, where can I find out what was announced? As announcements roll out during the broadcast, the Xbox Wire team will be publishing detailed blog posts containing key announcements right here on Xbox Wire (including localized versions in Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, LATAM Spanish, and Japanese). A full show recap will go live immediately following the end of Starfield Direct.
Co-streamer and Content Creator notes for the Xbox Games Showcase: We at Xbox greatly appreciate any co-stream efforts and aim to ensure you have a smooth experience if you choose to do so. However, due to forces beyond our control, we cannot guarantee that glitches or disruptions by bots and other automated software won’t interfere with your co-stream. For those planning to create post-show breakdowns of the Xbox Showcase in the form of Video on Demand (VOD) coverage, we recommend you do not use any audio containing copyrighted music to avoid any action by automated bots, and to also consult the terms of service for your service provider.
Co-streamer and Content Creator notes for the Starfield Direct: The Starfield Direct contains no licensed music tracks, and is co-streaming friendly! We invite you and your audiences across the galaxy to tune in for watch parties, and we can’t wait to see the Video-on-Demand content you create with the Starfield Direct footage afterwards, too.
Will there be an Extended Stream? Yes! Xbox Games Showcase Extended will air on Tuesday, June 13, starting at 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time / 6pm UK time. The show will feature in-depth interviews focused on the news from our Xbox Games Showcase as well as game updates from our partners. As this show will air live, the broadcast’s language support will be limited to English, German, French, Brazilian Portuguese and Latin American Spanish. In the days that follow, we will add Arabic, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish and Castilian Spanish to Xbox’s YouTube page.
Xbox FanFest Watch Parties: Our virtual and in-person FanFest events are returning this year, with opportunities to watch our broadcast with local fans in Los Angeles, Mexico City, São Paulo, Melbourne, and Warsaw. Sign up for Xbox FanFest at aka.ms/XboxFanFest.
This year, Xbox has also partnered with Fathom Events to bring Xbox Games Showcase & Starfield Direct to select theaters in the U.S. on June 11. Registered Xbox FanFest fans, located near the select theaters, received an email on June 1 with the ticketing site link. Fans will enjoy special access to free tickets (first come, first served) and get to watch the double feature on the big screen with their local Xbox community. They’ll even get a $10 snack voucher! Not located near one of the theaters or didn’t register in time for the email? We have something for you too! Join us on June 11 for a virtual watch party. Sign up for Xbox FanFest to join future events such as this and FanFest Virtual on June 11: xbox.com/fanfest
We can’t wait to share our future with you during the Xbox Games Showcase and Starfield Direct double feature on Sunday, June 11.
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Source: MajorNelson Xbox News