Bethesda E3 Showcase 2018

Last night Bethesda had their E3 Showcase which included a load of new Game announcements as well as more information on the games we know are coming including Rage 2 and Fallout 76.

Rage 2

Rage 2 was first up on Bethesda’s stage where we found out a few tidbits regarding the story as well as a brand new gameplay trailer. During the trailer we see more of the open world that you will play in as well as a range of fun weapons and vehicles you will use.

Rage 2 will come out Spring 2019.


The Elder Scrolls Legends

Next up we got some updates on The Elder Scrolls Legends. Later this year the game will get a relaunch with brand new, updated visuals. The game is also coming to consoles including PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. If you start playing before the console games launch you can carry across your progress to those versions.


The Elder Scrolls Online

Following on from Legends we got some new information regarding The Elder Scrolls Online. The game has had over 11 million players so far and this year will see two new expansions.

First up will be Wolf Hunter which is a dungeon DLC based around werewolves.

The second is called Murkmire and will release later this year.


Doom Eternal

Doom Eternal was revealed as a sequel to the critically acclaimed 2016 Doom reboot. The game will feature twice as many demons and will bring Hell to Earth.

The game will debut in more detail at Quake Con this year.


Quake Champions

Quake Champions is open to everyone this week and if you download and play it this week you can continue to play it for free after the trail period has ended.


Prey

We got a load of Prey updates during Bethesda’s show including the announcement that Story Mode, New Game + and Survival mode are all available now.

As well as those features launching tonight a new DLC called Moon Crash also is available tonight.

Coming later this year a Hide and Seek style mode will be coming too.


Wolfenstien

After the success of Wolfenstien 2 last year we got the reveal that Wolfenstien Youngblood is coming next year. And Also that Wolfenstien 2 is launching on Nintendo Switch on June 29th.

This title will be a sequel to Wolfenstien 2 and focus on BJ’s twin daughters and also allow co op gameplay in 1980’s Paris.


VR Updates

Bethesda has leaned into VR in a big way and at their show they announced two new experiences coming from Prey and Wolfenstien.

Prey’s VR game is called Typhon Hunter and Wolfenstien’s is Cyberpilot.


Skyrim: Very Special Edition

Skyrim has been a global phenomenon and Bethesda leaned into the joke that you can play it anywhere by showing off a tongue in cheek trailer for Skyrim playable on Alexa. This looked to be a joke but it seems you can actually interact with Alexa as shown in the trailer.


Fallout 76

Bethesda’s big showing at E3 this year was Fallout 76. The game was fully revealed as an online shared world experience where you can team up with friends but its not forced.

Fallout 76 will be a survival based game however if you die you wont loose your character or progression. It will feature base building and a map 4 times larger than Fallout 4’s.

You can also access nuclear weapons to completely wipe out oppositions and alter the map with the ‘fallout’.

Coming November 14th 2018 the game will also feature a BETA (Break it Early Test Application) that can be signed up to now.

Fallout 76 will also have a Special Edition at launch which includes a glow in the dark map and a wearable Power Armor Helmet.


Fallout Shelter

After the Fallout 76 announcements it was revealed that Fallout Shelter is coming to PS4 and Nintendo Switch for free and is available now.


The Elder Scrolls Blades

Following on from the success of Fallout Shelter on mobile, Bethesda is bringing their most iconic franchise to mobile with The Elder Scrolls Blades.

This game is a hand crafted Elder Scrolls experience for mobile and features stunning graphics. The game will incorporate crafted and procedurally generated dungeons as well as open outside areas.

It is a first person RPG that will feature character and town customisation and even the ability to visit a friends town.

Playable in landscape and portrait on your phone the game is designed to be playable anywhere in any situation.

It will also be coming to as many platforms as possible including consoles and VR from mobile VR to high end experiences. What’s more these versions will all be crossplay, meaning you could potentially battle someone on your phone while they are in VR.

Coming this Fall the game available for preorder now.


Starfield

Bethesda closed their show with two big teases. The first was that they are working on a single player focused game in a brand new sci-fi world.

The long rumoured Starfield was confirmed to be real and apparently will use that title.


The Elder Scrolls VI

The announcement everyone was hoping for but was not expected happened when it was revealed that The Elder Scrolls VI is in development. Other than the short trailer tease nothing else was given but the fact it is happening sent fans home happy.


Bethesda had a great showing this year will a wide range of games. Which was your favourite announcement and will you be playing Fallout 76? Let me know in the comments.

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