Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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Okay, we have a date! The Xbox Games Showcase will be on Thursday 23rd July at 9am PT and, following Simonsloth's excellent and fun PS5 sweepstake last month, we're doing another one!

This isn't an official Cane And Rinse competition, I've just offered to step in and help, as someone who very much enjoyed the last sweepstake.

The details:
I've listed the categories in the next post on this thread. You can make your guesses now, and over the next 17 days. If you want to update your guesses as any new info comes out, please do so as a new reply, rather than editing your original post.

One winner per category, with the first correct answer being the winner. For categories 3 & 4, if no one guesses correctly, then the nearest answer will be the winner.

Prizes:
For the winner in each category, £5/$5/€5 (or equivalent) credit for your choice of Steam, Xbox, PS or Nintendo digital stores.

As an extra incentive to take part, for every person who enters, I will donate £1 each to POCinPlay, London Gaymers and SpecialEffect. These UK charities aim to help people in minority groups access and enjoy the amazing opportunities that games have to offer.

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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Here they are, the four categories. Guess your guesses, and of course, have fun! :mrgreen:

1) First game shown
2) Last game shown
3) Series X release date
4) Series X release price

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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James wrote:
July 6th, 2020, 4:31 pm
As an extra incentive to take part, for every person who enters, I will donate £1 each to POCinPlay, London Gaymers and SpecialEffect.
Lovely idea.

My guesses:

1. First game shown = Forza Horizon 5
2. Last game shown = newest Halo (is it Infinite?)
3. SX release date = Friday October 23rd 2020
4. SX release price = £459

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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1) first game shown, Halo 6 (or whatever they decide to call it now)
2) last game shown, Fable sequel.
3) release date, last Friday in September.
4) price, £500.

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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1) First game shown - Sea of Thieves running on Series X
2) Last game - Unannounced Project from The Initiative (P Dark/Spy game, 3rd person)
3) Release date - October 15th
4) Price - £499 for the Series X, others version(s) unknown

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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1) Hellblade 2
2) Halo Infinite
3) No release date
4) No Price

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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1) Forza Motorsport 8
2) Halo Infinite
3) 27th November
4) £529

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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Great idea!

1) Dead Rising (it’ll be fable but that’s taken!)
2) it’ll be halo but I’m going to say banjo Kazooie for fun
3) December 4th
4) £429

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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I am hoping the Banjo Kazooie remake is due for a revival...

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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Thanks for the entries, all.

People are going to have to get creative with their game guesses now that Halo, Forza and Fable are off the table!

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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James wrote:
July 8th, 2020, 8:22 pm
Thanks for the entries, all.

People are going to have to get creative with their game guesses now that Halo, Forza and Fable are off the table!
Yep that’s what I had to do! Was quite fun thinking outside the box.

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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1) First game shown: Halo Infinite
2) Last game shown: Perfect Dark
3) Series X release date: November 20th 2020
4) Series X release price: £549

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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Choose another last game, Karl ;)

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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First Game Shown: Psychonauts 2
Last Game Shown: EXTREMELY brief Grand Theft Auto 6 teast
Release date: 11/13/2020
Price:$600

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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MS have said theres no date and price, it's just games.

Hope it ain't a flop

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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First Game: Alpha Protocol 2
Last Game: Dead Space Reboot

I can dream ;)

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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dezm0nd wrote:
July 23rd, 2020, 8:32 am
MS have said theres no date and price, it's just games.

Hope it ain't a flop
Yep, looks like Angry_Kurt played a blinder by picking the 'No date/price' option.

I'm happy with a games showcase, but I do wonder how much longer MS and Sony can stare one-another down on the date and price before someone blinks.

Pre-show imminent, folks! :D

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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I'm watching the Maximilian stream for the pre-show which adds a bit of energy and entertainment. Seems the actual game announcements are starting now though.

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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Yep, pre-show announcements won't count for the sweepstake, of course, but Balan Wonderworld is going to turn some heads!

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Re: Xbox Games Showcase Sweepstake (23rd July)

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I’m winning so far...

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