Bethesda.net Launcher, a PC game launcher for games by Bethesda Softworks, is closed this yearthe company announced today.
Starting in early April, players who regularly use the game launcher will have the option migrate their game library and virtual currency to Steam. Bethesda noted that players will not be able to access or play the game on the launcher starting May, indicating that players affected by this news will begin the migration process as soon as it begins. in April.
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Studio notes that many titles in the launcher will have their saves moved, although “some” will require a manual transfer to ensure you don’t lose your progress. Games still require Bethesda.net login, such as Fallout 76will keep asking for it after migration.
The move comes at an exciting time for the company, which has several titles slated to launch this year, including Tango Gameworks’ Ghostwire: TokyoArkane Studios’ Redfalland Bethesda Game Studios’ highly anticipated ARPG StarfieldIt’s a slated to release on 11/11.
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https://www.ign.com/articles/bethesda-launcher-pc-shutting-down Bethesda is about to remove the PC game launcher and move the game to Steam