2 New Xbox Exclusives Reportedly Leaked, Together with a Single-Player Southern Gothic Adventure

Particulars have seemingly been leaked about two new Xbox exclusives from Compulsion Games (We Delighted Number of) and Obsidian Leisure (The Outer Worlds), the previous of which is described as a one-player “southern gothic experience.”

According to Home windows Central, Compulsion’s first game with Microsoft is codenamed Midnight. It is reportedly a 3rd-human being video game established in a dark and fantastical entire world. The protagonist, witnessed beneath in the center area of the concept art, is a dark-skinned lady with braided hair. The photo on the suitable exhibits a harpy creature likely as a result of different stages of transformation. The photograph on the still left seems to be like it could be a harpy nest.

Midnight evidently attracts its inspirations from America’s deep south and is a “coming of age” tale. It is also a entirely single-participant recreation. It seemingly is not going to be completely ready for an formal reveal or launch right until the following couple yrs, having said that. Last month, the We Satisfied Several developer talked about that it was performing on a new 3rd-human being, story-driven title and Midnight unquestionably seems to in good shape the bill.

Midnight Idea Artwork (Supply: WindowsCentral)

The next recreation comes from Obsidian Leisure, codenamed Pentiment. A 12-particular person team is developing this sport and is led by Josh Sawyer, who beforehand labored on Fallout: New Vegas and Pillars of Eternity. GamesBeat’s Jeff Grubb stated that Pentiment attracts inspiration from video games like Disco Elysium and will be a narrative RPG rather than a overcome-centered one particular.

The match is reportedly a murder thriller set in the 16th Century in which players will be ready to investigate and accuse other characters in the video game. However, these accusations have penalties if you’re erroneous, then a snowball outcome takes place. The sport will little by little unfold into a total-blown conspiracy. The workforce is also reportedly experimenting with numerous unique gameplay mechanics, but some may not make it into the ultimate product. Grubbsays Pentiment is aiming for a 2022 start.

If right, it usually means Obsidian is really fast paced appropriate now – the studio is also doing the job on Avowed and The Outer Worlds 2.

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