We lastly acquired our first have a look at Bethesda’s upcoming sci-fi RPG Starfield on the Xbox and Bethesda Video games Showcase, and the scope is as huge as anticipated, possibly much more. In response to director Todd Howard, there are over 1,000 planets gamers can absolutely discover.
In a preview of how house exploration works in Starfield, Howard selected the planet Jemison. Gamers can both land within the metropolis of New Atlantis, “but you can also land and explore anywhere on the planet.” Howard then zoomed out and confirmed off how large this planet is.
Starfield Character, Ship, and Outpost Customization – Xbox and Bethesda Video games Showcase 2022
However it’s not only one planet. “From barren but resource-heavy ice balls, to Goldilocks planets with life. And not just this system, but over 100 systems – over 1,000 planets, all open for you to explore.”
Alongside the planet exploration, Howard confirmed off fight and character creation in Starfield. Gamers can create a distinctive character with a tailor-made backstory and it’ll all culminate in a distinctive RPG journey.
Whereas we have seen glimpses of Starfield earlier than, that is the very best have a look at Bethesda’s lengthy-in-growth RPG, together with in-recreation video. There will likely be u7nique planets, ship customization and fight, distinctive creatures, and far more.
Starfield was initially set to launch this November however was delayed to the first half of 2023.
Alongside the brand new have a look at Starfield, Xbox introduced a new partnership with Hideo Kojima on a new recreation. For everything announced at the Xbox Bethesda Game Showcase, check here.
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