The most jam-packed Bethesda E3 press conference to date, revealing an all-new ip from Bethesda Game Studios, six new franchise releases, including a new mobile release, and countless updates to existing Bethesda titles. Enough Bethesda content to stuff the hungriest of fans, let’s dig into the full list of announcements;
Revealed earlier last week, join your friends in the latest addition to the beloved Fallout franchise, Fallout 76. Players will inhabit the same world for the first time in any fallout game, and prequel to all existing Fallout games, Fallout 76 see players take control of a vault dweller from Vault 76, among the first vault’s to open its doors to the wasteland, launching November 14.
- An entirely online experience, Fallout 76 will be played alongside other players, though solo players can still choose to do so if they wish.
- Survivors will play alongside dozens of other vault dwellers, not hundreds “It’s the apocalypse. It’s not an amusement park.”.
- V.A.T.S (vault assisted targeting system) returns in a more basic form. as the game is played multiplayer, V.A.T.S will no longer slow time.
- Full base building and fortifications are included, giving players the choice to build wherever they like within the maps six distinct regions, each with their own style, risks, and rewards.
- Nukes will play a big role in Fallout 76, with launch sites throughout the wasteland, and in keeping with Bethesda’s love for Dynamic gameplay, players get”to do whatever you want with them.”.
- 100% dedicated servers and Bethesda guaranteeing support for years to come.
- The Power Armor Edition will launch alongside the full game, including a fully functional (not bulletproof) power armor helmet, glow in the dark map, and a handful of army men-style plastic figures.
Watch the latest Fallout 76 E3 trailer here.
Opening the show with a live performance by Andrew W.K, RAGE 2 set the tone for the rest of the conference, while revealing more details about RAGE 2, and what new fans and old friends can expect from the sequel;
- Players will take control of the last ranger, Walker, roaming a post-apocalyptic wasteland, created by an asteroid strike. The asteroid spawned an army of mutants that has killed everyone Walker ever loved, filling him with anger.
- The game will see players driving any vehicle they come across, engaging in jolly vehicular combat, then jumping onto your feet to go toe to toe with an army of mutants and raider gangs, while completing quests and trying to create a better wasteland.
Check out the action-packed RAGE 2 trailer.
The Elder Scrolls: Blades is Bethesda’s latest adventure into the mobile marketplace; “Like Fallout Shelter, we wanted an experience we were not finding anywhere else.” a complete Elder Scrolls game, a fully rendered RPG tailored to mobile. The game will launch later this year, coming to every device and system possible; mobile, consoles, PC, and VR, playable cross platform.
- The game uses swipe gestures to attack and tap-to-move movement to create an engaging elder scrolls title for mobile.
- Combining hand-crafted and procedurally generated dungeons, while providing both melee and magical combat options.
- Create their own characters, upgrade their skills and equipment, even allowing players the option to play the entire game in portrait mode if want.
- Blades features multiple modes to play, including; The Town, a single-player campaign mode with a town-building mechanics, The Abyss, a rogue-like endless dungeon, and The Arena, for one-on-one multiplayer battles.
Check out the full Elder Scrolls: Blades reveal here.
The Elder Scrolls: Legends card game will launch onto Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Switch later this year, bringing across progression from existing mobile player saves.
Sequal to 2016 hit franchise reboot Doom, Eternal is set to double down (literally) on the success of its predecessor, featuring twice the amount of demons to fight, and more massive guns to fight them with;
- The game will be playable at QuakeCon later this year.
- Doom Eternal will bring “hell on earth” alongside the addition of all new demons to fight.
Watch the full Doom Eternal trailer.
Starfield & The Elder Scrolls VI
Being developed by Bethesda Game Studios, Starfield is a “next generation” single player game in an original franchise, the studio’s first in 25 years. With only a small glimpse of Starfield shown, we can’t wait to see what’s in store!.
With even less shown of The Elder Scrolls VI, it’s name is enough just to keep fans excited, however, with Starfield set to release before the new elder scrolls game, elder scrolls fans to be in for a long wait.
Wolfenstein: Young Blood
Paris, 1980, players will get to take control of BJ Blaskowicz’s twin daughters in an all-new Co-Operative game. The game will be playable solo also, but we’re excited to see what the war-torn world will look like in a post-Blaskowicz’s America.
Don’t miss the Wolfenstein: Young Blood trailer.
Bethesda VR and Game Expansions
Prey get’s a free expansion released yesterday, featuring three new game modes; Story Mode, New Game Plus, and Survival Mode. The survival mode is called Typhon Hunter and will allow players to experience Prey in VR, Typhon Hunter launches alongside a new single-player VR experience as well.
Wolfenstein Cyber Pilot is a new game that follows a hacker protagonist, assumedly taking control of the many Nazi creations and wreaking havoc from within them.
Quake Champions is receiving a host of new additions to make the game more appealing to new players, in addition to the new features, this week will offer a trial of the game’s free-to-play version, those who play will be able to keep playing for free, even after the trial ends.
The Elder Scrolls Online’s next expansion was announced, centered on the province of Murkmire, the homeland of the lizard-men, Argonians.
Learn more about Bethesda over on their official website, and be sure to grab the Bethesda Launcher to make the most of the latest offer’s and trials available this E3.