BETHESDA AT E3 2019
ALL OF BETHESDA’S ANNOUNCEMENTS AT E3 2019
After Electronic Arts, it was Bethesda’s turn. Granted they shared the day with Microsoft as well. Here’s how they plan to recover from Fallout 76:
Bethesda quickly addressed their mishap with Fallout 76 and decided that a Battle Royale mode would be the way to fix it. The Battle Royale mode can hold 52 players and a free DLC will kick off Year 2 called “Wastelanders”. Wastelanders and the Battle Royale mode will be free additions with Wastelanders dropping in the fall.
ELDER SCROLLS: BLADES
Elder Scrolls: Blades was given a release date of immediately and a Switch port was revealed as well. Both will be free to play, but the Switch port will drop in the fall.
THE ELDER SCROLL ONLINE
Elder Scrolls got more info in the form of their online game with a new expansion Elsweyr. The expansion includes a wyvern and the company added more servers to support more players. A new DLC dungeon “Scalebreaker” will be added later this year.
Not much can be said about this game, but it looks amazing. Plus it comes from the makers of The Evil Within franchise.
Commander Keen returns as a mobile game for iOS and Android. It’s a drag-and-drop game starring Billie and Billy, Commander Keen’s children. The story mode involves building gadgets and traps to progress, while the battle mode is a capture the flag style game. The soft launch is this summer.
The newest addition to the Wolfenstein franchise offers more Nazis and more ways to kill them.
The creators of the Dishonored games came out to introduce this game, which has a gritty theme and awesome gameplay. Plus the voice of Lee from The Walking Dead game may or may not be the main character. Somehow, two assassins are locked in a time loop where they must keep killing each other.
The sequel finally gets a release date. Doom Eternal will release November 22, 2019. It will also have a new mode called “Battlemode” where one player controls a Slayer and fights two player-controlled demons.
Orion isn’t a game, it’s a cloud-based game streaming service. With Google announcing Stadia and Microsoft working on the xCloud project, Orion is looking to be the affordable option for game streaming and sharing. There’s still not enough info about it but it comes from id Software.