Tokyo Game Show 2021: Biggest Announcements So Far

Tokyo Game Show 2021 has arrived and brings with it some big announcements from such companies as Xbox, Square Enix, Ubisoft, Capcom, Konami, miHoYo, Bandai Namco, and much more.

The show has already begun and will continue through Sunday, October 3, and each day is filled with livestreams and presentations for some highly-anticipated games coming later this year and beyond.

We are here to not only help ensure you don't miss any of the best moments with our Tokyo Game Show 2021 How to Watch Guide, but this article will also be constantly be updated with the biggest news, trailers, interviews, and more as they happen each day of the show.

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Expansion Will Include a New Hub, Monsters, and Locations

Capcom shared a bunch of new details for the "massive" Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak expansion that is also set to introduce a new Master Rank level for quests. This new story will take players to a new base of operations, put them face-to-face with the Elder Dragon Malzeno, and even a return of some familiar monsters like the Shogun Ceanataur.

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak is set to be released in Summer 2022.

Monster Hunter Rise Comes to Steam in January 2022

Capcom has revealed that Monster Hunter RIse will be released on PC via Steam on January 12, 2022. This new version will feature 4K resolution support, high-res textures, uncapped framerates, optimised keyboard and mouse controls, voice chat, and ultrawide 21:9 display support.

Monster Hunter Showcase Reveals Sonic and Ghosts n Goblins Collaboration and More

Alongside all the details for Monster Hunter Rise's Sunbreak expansion and PC release, it was also revealed that the game will have a collaboration with not only Ghost n Goblins but also with Sonic in honor of his 30th anniversary. While we don't know much about the Sonic collaboration, the Ghosts n Goblins one will arrive on October 29 and will give hunters a chance to become the legendary Sir Arthur.

Monster Hunter Stories 2 will also be getting new DLC, including new Monsties, quests, co-op challenges, and more.

Phil Spencer Wants Xbox to Increase Its Japanese Game Line-Up

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer said that Xbox is working "every single day to increase our line-up of Japanese games", in order to "help bring Japanese games around the world." "It's an honour to support [TGS] and our Japanese partners," Spencer said in a conversation with Shinji Mikami. "We're working with Japanese publishers every single day to increase our line-up of Japanese games on Xbox. We know it's really important to fans and customers on Xbox."

Tango Gameworks Is Developing a New Game, Evil Within 2 Director Leading

Despite Tango Gameworks working to finish Ghostwire: Tokyo, Shinji Mikami revealed that John Johanas, the director of The Evil Within 2, is "hard at work at a new game."

Scarlet Nexus and More Headed to Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft has revealed that Scarlet Nexus, Ai: The Somnium Files, and Mighty Goose are all playable on Xbox Game Pass as of today.

Redfall, Starfield, and More Will Be Localized for Japan

Microsoft reconfirmed its commitment to Japan by revealing that Arkane Studios' Redall will include a complete Japanese voice cast at launch and that Bethesda's Starfield will include Japanese text and voices. Bethesda's Todd Howard revealed that this will be the team's "largest translation ever" with "over 300 actors and 150,000 lines of dialogue."

King of Fighters 15: SNK Reveals Its First All-New Character

SNK unveiled Isla, the first brand-new character for the upcoming The King of Fighters XV. This fighter is a "rival" to Shun'ei, who was the previous hero of The King of Fighters XIV.

SWERY's The Good Life Gets an Xbox-Exclusive Demo

Deadly Premonition's Hidetaka "SWERY" Suehiro revealed that his upcoming game The Good Life, which is set to be released on October 15, will be getting an Xbox-exclusive demo today, September 30.

Eternal Return Gets a Release Date and Trailer

Alongside a brand-new gameplay trailer, it was revealed that Eternal Return would be released on October 19.

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