E3 @ SCG 2019: Bethesda recap
Bethesda’s E3 2019 highlights include a Fallout 76 expansion, Doom Eternal, brand new titles and more
Bethesda followed Microsoft’s E3 2019 presentation with an evening showcase where it talked about Doom Eternal, Elder Scrolls, Fallout 76 and so much more.
The company announced that Elder Scrolls Blades for Nintendo Switch is coming tonight, a new DLC expansion for Fallout 76 called “Wastelanders” is coming for free in the fall and will include human NPCs, and Fallout 76 is also getting a new battle royale mode called “Nuclear Winter”.
New game announcements included Ghostwire Tokyo, a game about everyone disappearing in Tokyo that will task players with facing paranormal enemies, and Commander Keen, a mobile game based on an early-90s id Software title.
Wolfenstein was also present as Wolfenstein Cyberpilot is coming in July and will be a VR experience. Wolfenstein Youngblood is also coming this summer and is said to be the biggest Wolfesntein to date. It’ll even feature co-op gameplay.
Arkane Studios, the creators of Dishonored, announced a new first person game called Deathloop, which “combines a mind-bending story with Arkane’s signature gameplay.”
Bethesda even announced its own cloud gaming service called Orion that will work with Microsoft’s xCloud, Google’s Stadia and more.
The company claims its technology is superior to others out there and that it will let players even with poor connections stream games at maximum settings. Those who want to try it out can register at doomslayerclub.com tonight.
Bethesda Softworks concluded its presentation with some awesome and gore-filled footage of Doom Eternal. A new multiplayer “Battlemode” was announced and will allow friends to team up and take on an AI controlled slayer.
The game hits stores Nov. 22, 2019 and will feature a collector’s edition that includes a wearable Doom helmet.
You can see the full presentation replay below for these and other exciting Bethesda updates and announcements. For more, check out Bethesda’s official YouTube channel.