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Xbox Showcase to Reportedly Tease Revival of Classic 360-Era JRPGs

Microsoft has confirmed the return of the Xbox Games Showcase on June 9, promising updates on its upcoming lineup.

Insider Hints at Nostalgic JRPG Surprises

An insider, Nick Baker, has hinted that the showcase will be particularly interesting for fans of Xbox 360-era JRPGs. While he did not provide specific details, Baker’s teaser has fueled speculation about potential remasters or re-releases of classic titles like Lost Odyssey and Blue Dragon.

Revisiting Classic Titles

During the Xbox 360 era, Microsoft collaborated with Japanese studios to create exclusive JRPGs. Titles like Lost Odyssey and Blue Dragon became fan favorites. Demand for a remaster of Lost Odyssey has persisted, though developers previously expressed no plans to revisit the IP. However, the upcoming showcase could signal a change in this stance.

Possible Announcements

In addition to first-party titles, fans can expect third-party announcements. Microsoft has been actively partnering with Japanese developers, recently securing Persona 3 Reload for Game Pass. This aligns with their long-standing commitment to bring more Japanese games to the platform.

The Xbox Games Showcase already had high expectations, and the hint of a JRPG revival has only heightened excitement. With major titles and potential remasters on the horizon, fans eagerly await what Microsoft has in store.

Solomon Thompson

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