The conference of Bethesda at E3 2018 could not have started better, as the company has opened its review of the most outstanding novelties for the next season with an amazing video loaded with footage of game of RAGE 2, the sequel shooter open world that id Software is developing alongside Avalanche Studios. Thanks to the video, we get a clearer idea about the environments of the open world that will host the game, the frenzy of the shootings, the enemies and the combat between vehicles, another of the prominent features of the production. Likewise, it has also been confirmed that the title will launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC during the spring of the next year.
‘The Elder Scrolls: Legends’
During the gala, Bethesda has revealed that it is renewing and expanding the platforms in which to play The Elder Scrolls: Legends, announcing the launch of a new version of the client created from scratch. Will include a download size smaller and improved graphics, a new playmat, new frameworks for cards and new menus. In addition, the game will be exclusive to PC, iOS and Android, so you will also come to consoles. In fact, at the end of the year, the trading card game may also be enjoyed from PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
‘Quake ‘ Champions’
The company wanted to also unveil some news about Quake Champions, your game of shooting online currently available in Early Access. The company has shown a new video that shows the different heroes along with some sequences of the game. Bethesda has also announced that, starting today, and until the 17th of June you will be able to play the free version and unpublished Quake Champions. The best thing is that all players who download the version free-to-play during your trial period will be able to keep it. That is to say, you will be able to continue playing while the rest of the players will have to wait for its official debut.
Bethesda has also done away with interesting new features, and the best way to do that with the announcement of DOOM Eternal, the direct sequel of DOOM launched in 2016. For the occasion it has presented a trailer where you can admire the graphic style of the title. Regardless of the presentation of the video there are not many details about the game, but it has been specified that our protagonist will be even more powerful in the sequel, because that will face the double of enemies on the first delivery. Finally, it has also been confirmed that the sequel will come to PS4, Xbox One and PC.
‘The Elder Scrolls Online’
The conference has also served to confirm the good state of health who enjoys The Elder Scrolls Online already has a solid base of players that will receive new downloadable content packs for 2018. According to the data provided by the company, the title has 11 million players on all platforms. The game has received since its launch 18 upgrades, 8 packages of extra content and 2 new chapters. Since the release of Morrowind in the past year, we have incorporated a million players; however, there are two content packages in preparation for release this 2018: Wolfhunter and Murkmire.
To avoid that the excitement does not wane, it has been announced Mooncrash a new package of downloadable content for Prey that leads up to the same moon. The content is already available for download, and among other attractions, offers a new way to play for the title. Our goal will be to escape from the lunar base TranStar, however, the enemies and dangers, and even the loot will change with each game. The company has also released a free update that introduces the new game mode, Plus, added to the Story mode, intended for those who want to enjoy even more of the plot of the game and the Survival mode that comes with the intention of put in difficulties even the more experienced players.
Among the novelties, also has had a space reserved for Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus with the announcement of an expansion titled Wolfenstein: Youngblood. This is a new title co-op that will be developed in 1980, 19 years after the second american revolution unleashed by B. J. Blazkowicz in The New Colossus. For the occasion the protagonists are Jess and Soph, the twin daughters of B. J. who will seek his father disappeared in Paris, while in charge of some nazis by the way.
In Bethesda continue to bet on the virtual reality, something that has been evident during the year with the launch of experiences of this type within their franchises are more well known. Another good example of the interest in this technology in the company is the announcement of two new projects related to Prey and Wolfenstein. For the first one, is developing a so-called Typhon Hunter that will be released during summer as a free update for buyers of the Mooncrash. “Typhon Hunter is the game of cat and mouse, with the difference that in this case the cat may be a trash or a bottle of detergent and the mouse has a shotgun”. Here, the player with the virtual reality helmet will control Morgan Yu and will have to face other players that will control mimics and may hide in different ways.
On the other hand, the debut of Wolfenstein in virtual reality will occur with Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot. This experience will put us in the shoes of a hacker who uses his skills to take control of the robot nazi. So you will be able to handle machines like the Panzerhund to support the French resistance. “Paris, 1980. You’re the best hacker in the city. Your mission: help the French resistance adueñándote of the powerful nazi war machine. Coils, acribilla and burn it all while you fight your way through the city of lights and you leave a trail of dead bodies of nazis. Get ready, ciberpiloto, you’re one of us”, can be read in the product note. Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot will be available during 2019 in a date yet to be determined.
‘Fallout Shelter’ and ‘Starfield’
The series ‘Fallout’, specifically Fallout Shelter, has also not wanted to miss the E3, which has confirmed to launch for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch with a free version that is already available for download. Among the innovations, note that the version hybrid of Nintendo you can play with Joy-With and touch screen. Todd Howard has revealed on the stage of the event Fallout Shelter has been played by more than 120 million people, a higher amount than that registered by the rest of games of the company together.
After many years, 25 to be exact without making deliveries original, Bethesda has finally revealed the development of Starfield, the game most ambitious in the history of the company. The adventure single-player has been confirmed only for the next generation of game consoles and will mark the beginning of a franchise completely new that aims to become the “The Elder Scrolls” of space. About the game, in any case, it has not been revealed too: the company has been limited to show a short teaser, which suggests the presence of space as a backdrop.
According to the company, although we did not know the existence of the project, the brand has been registered since 2013. The intention of the company is to launch the game at the beginning of the next generation, which still nothing is known. In summary, only has officially confirmed that the game will come to PC, among other systems, and that will take a space theme.
‘The Elder Scrolls VI’
And with the closing of the conference from Bethesda at E3 2018, came the bombshell of the day, as the company has confirmed the development of one of the qualifications most demanded by the community of players, nothing more and nothing less than the long-awaited The Elder Scrolls VI. Unfortunately the developer has been limited to show a teaser of a little more than 30 seconds in duration, where we can observe the environment that will form an important part of this epic and long-awaited adventure. In any case, it seems enough to raise the anticipation for the new installment of the popular franchise.