The video is centered around the evolution of Bethesda Game Studios and the worlds it has built over the years. Given that many of the studio’s games are about exploration (such as those in the Elder Scrolls and Fallout series), progressing to space exploration with Starfield is a logical next step. Art director Matt Carofano noted the upcoming game has a “more realistic, science-based backing to it” than, say, the fantasy world of Skyrim.
Game director Todd Howard also offered a “cryptic” tease. He said Starfield has “two step-out moments.” Many other games typically only have one of those, in which the player sees the expanse of an open-world environment for the first time.
There isn’t a ton of detail about what Starfield is in this video, but it gives folks who are excited about the game a little more insight. There will be more episodes of “Into the Starfield” in the coming months as the release date edges closer. Starfield will arrive on November 11th, 2022.
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