Upcoming Bethesda games: Every confirmed project, from Elder Scrolls 6 to Starfield

Upcoming Bethesda games
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We've got the first of the upcoming Bethesda games dropping in the next few weeks, with Arkane Austin's Redfall dropping on May 2. But, that's not all, because Bethesda is cooking up some more games that are already high-up the list of most anticipated upcoming Xbox Series X games and upcoming PC games.

The biggest is undoubtedly Starfield, a new IP that comes from the same team that gave us Skyrim and Fallout 4, but there are plenty more new Bethesda games to get excited about too. Oh, and don't forget, you'll be able to play each of these on Xbox Game Pass from day one as well. 

Redfall 

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Developer: Arkane Austin
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
Release date: May 2, 2023
Platform(s): Xbox Series X/S, PC

The developers behind Prey and Dishonored are set to bring us a new open-world co-op FPS with Redfall. Set in an island town of the same name in Massachusetts that's besieged by vampires who have blocked out the sun, you'll play as one of four heroes who each have their own skill sets to take on the fanged enemies. You can play solo or with up to four players, as well. The bloodsuckers of Redfall are said to be rather unusual thanks to psychic abilities they gained from science experiments gone awry. Alongside Starfield, Redfall's initial release date was also pushed back to the early quarter of 2023, currently set to arrive on Xbox and PC devices on May 2, 2023.

Starfield  

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Developer: Bethesda Game Studios
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
Release date: September 6, 2023
Platform(s): Xbox Series X, PC

With the studio being most known for Elder Scrolls and Fallout, Starfield will be the first new IP developed by Bethesda Game Studios in 25 years. Officially announced in 2018, the new RPG will see us take on the role of a member of space exploration organization Constellation. Set in what's known as the Settled Systems in the year 2330, we'll take on planetary exploration, combat, crafting, character creation, and more. Originally slated for release in 2022, Bethesda has since confirmed that Starfield will launch this September. The prospect of experiencing a new IP is certainly an exciting one, and with the promise of having "unparalleled freedom" and the chance to be whoever you want to be, it'll certainly be interesting to see just how the adventure shapes up. 

Elder Scrolls 6 

Elder Scrolls 6

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Developer: Bethesda Game Studios
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
Release date: TBC (potentially 2026)
Platform(s): TBC

Over the last decade, Skyrim has enjoyed immense success, with the fantasy RPG finding its way onto almost every platform imaginable over the years. With so much love for Elder Scrolls out there among players, it's no surprise that another instalment is in the works. First announced with a short teaser officially confirming its existence with a title reveal back in 2018, very little is known about Elder Scrolls 6 as the team's main focus has been on Starfield for the past few years. Earlier in 2022, a LinkedIn profile suggested the project is still in the pre-production phase, so it's a safe bet that it will be quite a long time before we see or learn anything more about it. Still, just knowing it's on the way is exciting in and of itself, and we can hardly wait to see what's in store for us when Elder Scrolls returns. 

Fallout 5

Fallout 5

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Developer: Bethesda Game Studios
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
Release date: TBC (envisaged for 2023)
Platform(s): TBC

As one of the longest-running IPs now owned by Bethesda, another Fallout entry has always been on the cards. In fact, even before it was addressed by Todd Howard, seeing a Fallout 5 some day felt inevitable given the success of Fallout 4 and the entries that came before it. We don't yet know much about what our return to the post-apocalyptic world will look like, and it'll likely be a long time before we find out. In an interview with IGN in 2022, Howard confirmed that Fallout 5 will come after Elder Scrolls 6, which is still in pre-production. Back in 2021, Howard also said that Fallout is part of the studios DNA and confirmed that there's a one-pager on Fallout 5 outlining what they want to do. We can only speculate on what the next adventure, but just like Elder Scrolls 6, it's exciting to know it will be coming in the future. 

Indiana Jones game

Indiana Jones Bethesda game

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Developer: Machine Games
Publisher: Bethesda Softworks
Release date: TBC
Platform(s): TBC

The Indiana Jones game was definitely one of the biggest surprises to kickstart the beginning of 2021. With a teaser video showing off some little hints about the game that many were quick to analyze, we were taken over a desk strewn with books, notes, a map, a compass, and a typewriter featuring the name of the developer Machine Games - who are known for working on the Wolfenstein series. Then, the camera tantalizingly pans over to Indy's signature hat and whip to cap off the excitement. We still don't know much about the upcoming adventure that's being made in collaboration with Lucasfilm Games, but signs suggest it may well be an Xbox exclusive and it was said to be in the very, very, very early stages of development a few months after its initial reveal in 2021. 


Look ahead to future releases with our roundups of all the most exciting upcoming Xbox Series X games, upcoming PS5 games, and new PC games on the way. 

Heather Wald
Senior staff writer

I started out writing for the games section of a student-run website as an undergrad, and continued to write about games in my free time during retail and temp jobs for a number of years. Eventually, I earned an MA in magazine journalism at Cardiff University, and soon after got my first official role in the industry as a content editor for Stuff magazine. After writing about all things tech and games-related, I then did a brief stint as a freelancer before I landed my role as a staff writer here at GamesRadar+. Now I get to write features, previews, and reviews, and when I'm not doing that, you can usually find me lost in any one of the Dragon Age or Mass Effect games, tucking into another delightful indie, or drinking far too much tea for my own good. 

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