Ever since Microsoft snapped up Bethesda, there was a lot hypothesis about which upcoming video games will likely be PC/Xbox exclusives. We all know Starfield is, and Phil Spencer and numerous Bethesda massive wigs have strongly implied most future Bethesda video games will likely be, but it surely hasn’t been instantly confirmed that the studio’s greatest upcoming recreation, The Elder Scrolls VI, will likely be an Xbox unique. Properly, it appears we are able to now verify off that field – in a new interview with GQ, Spencer was requested once more about exclusivity, and it certain seems like The Elder Scrolls VI is on that checklist.
It’s not about punishing another platform, I essentially consider all the platforms can proceed to develop, however so as to be on Xbox, I would like us to have the ability to carry the complete full bundle of what we’ve got. And that will be true once I take into consideration Elder Scrolls VI. That might be true once I take into consideration any of our franchises.
In fact, unique or not, we’re going to be ready some time for The Elder Scrolls VI. As we’ve reported, Bethesda’s Todd Howard lately hinted the sport gained’t be coming till 2026 no less than, and the brand new GQ article additionally repeats the notion that the sport gained’t arrive till 15 to 17 years after Skyrim (though they don’t assist that determine with any quotes). As regards to Howard and Elder Scrolls VI, he speaks a bit about expectations within the GQ article, saying he’s aiming to make ES6 one other recreation folks will play for a decade or extra…
You return and also you learn a overview of the primary Elder Scrolls. And then you definitely learn The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion’s, then you definitely learn The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim’s. You black out a pair issues. They usually learn the identical. “You’ve got stepped out and oh my gosh, it feels so actual.” Individuals change. Expertise modifications. However the final objective remains to be to make it in order that, whenever you boot the sport up, you are feeling such as you’ve been transported. […] The Elder Scrolls VI has received to be a “decade recreation.” How do you make a recreation the place you go into it, like, “Individuals must play it for a decade?”
A launch window and platforms have but to be revealed for The Elder Scrolls VI. What do you assume? Will or not it’s Bethesda’s subsequent “decade recreation” ala Skyrim?