Microsoft and Xbox excitedly continued their virtual production partnership with XiteLabs for Gamescom 2021. This time the project was to create a unique live broadcast for Xbox’s segment at Gamescom 2021. XiteLabs worked with Microsoft and Xbox to design a virtual set and create exciting content for their segment. The show announced and provided a behind the scenes look at some of their Microsoft and Xbox’s newest and greatest video game titles. New games that were introduced included Cult of Holy Detonation, State of Decay 2 Homecoming, Psychonauts 2, The Gunk, and Age of Empires.
In addition the hosted segment featured interviews from some of the games developers as well as key personnel from the different game titles. One highlighted segment was an exclusive interview with Head of Flight Simulator Jorg Newman. Another segment featured a Q&A with Undead Labs’ Director of Communcations Wonder Russell. Undead Labs, the official developer of State of Decay was officially purchased by Microsoft in 2018.
Throughout the three day entirely virtual Gamescom broadcast, some of the newest and most exciting video game titles were released. Now in its thirteenth year, the video game conference celebrates gaming culture at large. It is often considered the European equivalent of E3. Gamescom 2022 is scheduled to take place in Cologne, Germany.