Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct 2024 Key Art

Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct is Happening This Week

The annual Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct returns this week, updating players on some highly-anticipated games. Here’s everything you need to know.

This year’s Developer Direct will be available for fans to view on January 18, 2024, and will show an in-depth look at four selected upcoming titles coming to Xbox Series X|S and Game Pass. The game creators themselves will feature, so fans can see who is behind these games. The showcase includes some big titles, and you can check out more information below.

Which Games Are Being Presented at Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct?

The four selected titles being presented at the Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct are Indiana Jones game, Avowed, Ara: History Untold, and Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II. Each of these titles will have their time to shine during the event. However, if you’re curious about what each game before the event, you can look below for more information on each title.

Indiana Jones Game

The award-winning studio MachineGames will reveal the much-anticipated action-adventure Indiana Jones game. You can expect to see how players will get into Indy’s shoes, along with information about the game setting and story, in over ten minutes of developer insights leading to the first premiere of a gameplay trailer.

In-game Screenshot of Avowed


Obsidian will be showcasing their upcoming game Avowed, a fantasy action RPG whose story is shaped by players’ choices. You can expect to see how Obsidian creates worlds with profound themes, dynamic gameplay, and thoughtful reactivity that come to life in the fantasy world of the Living Lands, in which Avowed is set.

Ara: History Untold

Oxide Games, founded by veterans and the creators of classic strategy titles such as Civilization V, will be sharing the inspiration details, key features, and the road ahead for their upcoming historical grand strategy game, Ara: History Untold. Fans can also expect to see exclusive gameplay being displayed at the event.

Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II

Ninja Theory will be taking fans to their Cambridge studio to discuss the care it takes to create Senua’s journey of survival, including behind-the-scenes footage of how they are bringing Seuna’s Saga: Hellblade II to life.

In-game Screenshot of Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II

Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct Start Time

The annual Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct will be held on January 18, 2024, at 12 pm PT and will last for 1 hour. Due to this selected time, most of the world can join at appropriate times when the event streams. Down below, you’ll find the worldwide dates and times of the Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct.

January 18, 2024

  • 12:00 pm PT (Los Angeles)
  • 3:00 pm ET (New York)
  • 5:00 pm BRT (Brazil)
  • 8:00 pm GMT (United Kingdom)
  • 9:00 pm CET (Central Europe)
  • 10:00 pm EET (Eastern Europe)

January 19, 2024

  • 1:30 am IST (India)
  • 4:00 am CST (China)
  • 5:00 am JST (Japan)
  • 6:00 am AEST (Brisbane, Australia)
  • 7:00 am AEDT (Sydney, Melbourne – Australia)
  • 9:00 NZT (New Zealand)

It should be noted that after the Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct has ended, ZeniMax Online Studios will be immediately hosting the Elder Scrolls Online 2024 Global Reveal for fans to discover what’s included in 2024’s most significant update. Due to this event beginning after the Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct, fans wanting to tune into both will not need to worry about missing either event.

That’s everything you need to know about the Xbox and Bethesda Developer Direct. You can check out our coverage of the previous Xbox event here.