The studio, recently purchased by Microsoft, announced the postponement of their release date on social media on Thursday.
space exploration game Starfield was originally slated to launch on November 11, 2022, a nod to the release of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, another flagship title from Bethesda studio released in 2011. But no gameplay preview has yet been unveiled, which suggests significant delays. Development teams will therefore be able to benefit from the additional time given to them to get closer to the finish line, by the launch planned for the first half of 2023.
The cooperative shooter with vampiresred fall, another major production announced last year, this time by the Arkane studio, is in the same situation. On Twitter, the studio director, Harvey Smithindicated that
the team needs more time to bring the game to life.
Players will likely learn more about these two games during the Summer Game Festwhich has a presentation from Bethesda scheduled for June 12.
Bethesda joins the long list of video game studios which have announced a release postponement this year, in particular due to restrictions and teleworking in connection with the health crisis. Recall that the sequence of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, of nintendodid not escape it either, and saw its release being pushed back to the spring of 2023.