Bethesda’s first new original IP in decades, starfield, should launch this November. Both today starfield and vampire open world co-op shooter redfall were both pushed back to the first half of 2023. The delay comes a month ahead of Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase, which is scheduled for June 12.
“We have made the decision to delay the launches of Redfall and Starfield to the first half of 2023,” the announcement begins. “The teams of Arkane Austin (redfall) and Bethesda Game Studios (starfield) have incredible ambitions for their games and we want to make sure you get the best and most polished versions of them.”
An update on Redfall and Starfield. pic.twitter.com/pqDtx26Uu6
— Bethesda (@bethesda) May 12, 2022
For a title that had a summer release date to date, not much had been released by Arkane Austin, the studio behind it prey and death loopabove redfall (which was announced at last year’s Microsoft Showcase) since around the time of its announcement. Given the lack of information so far, it’s not entirely surprising to see a delay. The timing so close to the upcoming showcase might be the only surprising part.
With several other vampire-themed titles out recently or coming soon, such as Battle Royale Vampire: The Masquerade – Blood Hunt and open world survival game V rising, redfall could be well served with the move to next year.
Although both games have been delayed, Bethesda’s announcement promises that we’ll continue to see important updates on both games. “We can’t share our first in-depth look at gameplay for both redfall and starfield soon,” the statement reads, and we can still expect the upcoming showcase to feature both.
It’s a small consolation to those who were looking forward to it redfall‘s “Summer 2022” date and Starfield is set to follow in the fall. As both titles will be exclusive to Xbox Series X and PC, starfieldThe move leaves a gap in the holiday season.
https://www.mmorpg.com/news/bethesda-delays-starfield-and-vampire-co-op-shooter-redfall-into-the-first-half-of-2023-2000125009 Bethesda is postponing Starfield and Vampire co-op shooter Redfall to the “first half” of 2023