Bad news for role-playing lovers and Xbox users.
Planned for this year Redfall and Starfield delay their release to the first half of 2023, Bethesda has confirmed through a statement posted on its Twitter account. Redfall, the new Arkane Austin game, did not have a specific date, but Starfield showed its first trailer last year pointing to the date of November 11, 2022. The day that marks the 11th anniversary of the release of Skyrim. It was also about the only two first party games confirmed for Xbox Series X|S for the remainder of 2022.
“The teams at Arkane Austin (Redfall) and Bethesda Game Studios (Starfield) have incredible ambitions for their games and we want to ensure that you receive the best and most polished version everyone,” Bethesda said in the statement. “We want to thank everyone for their enthusiasm for Redfall and Starfield. That energy is an important part of what inspires us each day and drives our excitement for what we’re creating.”
The company ends by assuring that “can’t wait” to show the first Redfall and Starfield gameplays. Something that, if there has been no change of plans, should happen in the Xbox and Bethesda event on June 12, which should have been their E3 conference in a normal year where the fair would have been held.
An update on Redfall and Starfield. pic.twitter.com/pqDtx26Uu6
— Bethesda (@bethesda) May 12, 2022
Xbox 2022 gets complicated
As we said, Redfall and Starfield were the only two Microsoft first party games that would come exclusively to Xbox Series X | S on consoles during this 2022. With their delay to 2023, The Xbox house release schedule is very complicated for this year. Although the latest rumors are that almost every Xbox studio will have something to show at next month’s event, it remains to be seen how many of those games will be ready for a possible release in 2022. It is clear that we are going through a very difficult time for large-scale developments.
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