Microsoft soon kicks off its /twitchgaming ID@Xbox showcase, its scheduled March 26 event hosted in partnership with Twitch, showcasing over 100 titles headed to Xbox consoles, PC, and the broader Xbox platform. The live stream largely centers around independent developers and their upcoming projects, with all-new trailers, interviews, and more to feature. And while Microsoft has proven keen to keep expectations in check, we have high hopes for some worthwhile unveilings.
Here's what you need to know about the /twitchgaming ID@Xbox showcase, its scheduled start time, and how to watch the event.
ID@Xbox March Showcase: What to expect
Microsoft hosts its March 26 event in tandem with Twitch Gaming, highlighting notable titles around the corner from smaller studios. Don't expect big-budget titles like Halo Infinite to appear here, with the focus falling on smaller independent projects on the Xbox platform, instead. The company has announced over 100 titles will feature, including new trailers and gameplay for 25 titles during the stream.
While not the huge blockbusters seen at other Xbox events, we still expect some of these titles to include our most anticipated games for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. Formerly announced developers and publishers include DrinkBox, Curve Digital, Devolver Digital, Dear Villagers, all expected to make announcements at the show. Confirmed titles include S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2, Second Extinction, The Ascent, The Wild at Heart, Voidtrain, Exo One, and Twelve Minutes. We're also hoping for new details on indie hits from 2020, including Fall Guys and Among Us for Xbox, both headed to the console later this year.
ID@Xbox March Showcase start time and date
Microsoft scheduled its ID@Xbox March showcase for March 26, 2021, commencing at 9 a.m. PDT / 12 p.m. EDT / 4 p.m. GMT. It's worth stressing that while daylight savings recently saw U.S. clocks change for the summer, Europe and many other regions observe daylight savings later in the month. That means the U.S. is relatively one less hour behind right now, making for a smaller time difference.
Microsoft hasn't confirmed the runtime of the ID@Xbox showcase ahead of time.
How to watch ID@Xbox March Showcase
The /twitchgaming D@Xbox showcase will be streamed through Twitch, accessible both through the official Twitch Gaming and Xbox Twitch channels. Microsoft has partnered directly with the live streaming platform, meaning it won't be officially available on other video platforms. You can also follow Windows Central for the latest on top announcements made throughout the show.
Let us know what you hope to see from the ID@Xbox showcase in the comments.