Bethesda's Indiana Jones game might be an Xbox exclusive

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Bethesda's Indiana Jones game is allegedly an Xbox console exclusive.

Over the past weekend, a host from the Xbox Era podcast offered up a preview of a forthcoming podcast episode with the tweet just below. In the image itself, the podcast host claims that the Indiana Jones game being developed by Machine Games and Bethesda will be a console exclusive for the Xbox.

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Right now, nothing has been confirmed by Machine Games, Bethesda, or Xbox, so don't take this rumor as confirmed just yet. That being said, it wouldn't be a massive surprise if the Indiana Jones game from Machine Games did end up being an Xbox exclusive, following the purchase of parent company Zenimax Media by Microsoft last year.

Just recently, Bethesda shot down speculation that the upcoming RPG Starfield would be coming to PlayStation platforms. The developer categorically denied the rumors, lending weight to the possibility that Microsoft will focus on Xbox and PC for the majority of all future Bethesda-developed games. Right now, Bethesda has two games, Deathloop and Ghostwire: Tokyo, confirmed to be console exclusives for the PlayStation, but that's mostly because they were revealed as exclusives before the purchase of Bethesda by Microsoft last year.

Anything arriving from Bethesda after these two games, therefore, is increasingly likely to launch exclusively for Microsoft platforms. As for the Indiana Jones game , we don't know too much yet, but Bethesda revealed earlier this year in June that it's still in the "very, very, very" early stages, so don't get your hopes up for news anytime soon.

Check out all the Indiana Jones game teasers we've managed to decode from that brief reveal trailer.

Hirun Cryer

Hirun Cryer is a freelance reporter and writer with Gamesradar+ based out of U.K. After earning a degree in American History specializing in journalism, cinema, literature, and history, he stepped into the games writing world, with a focus on shooters, indie games, and RPGs, and has since been the recipient of the MCV 30 Under 30 award for 2021. In his spare time he freelances with other outlets around the industry, practices Japanese, and enjoys contemporary manga and anime.