During the inaugural E3 2021 joint press conference between Xbox and Bethesda, viewers were treated to a range of new updates, new previews and new announcements from the latter studio. From games which are already on the market such as Fallout 76 and The Elder Scrolls Online to new upcoming works such as Starfield and Redfall – take a gander at all the previews below:

Our First Look at Starfield

Announced at the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase, Starfield will arrive on Xbox Series X|S and PC on November 11, 2022 and will be available day one with Xbox Game Pass.

Starfield is the first new universe in 25 years from Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning creators of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Fallout 4. In this next generation role-playing game set amongst the stars, create any character you want and explore with unparalleled freedom as you embark on an epic journey to answer humanity’s greatest mystery. 

Open-World Co-Op FPS Redfall to Launch in 2022

Redfall is an open-world co-op FPS from Arkane Austin, the award-winning team behind Prey and Dishonored. Continuing Arkane’s legacy of carefully crafted worlds and love of creative game mechanics, Redfall brings the studio’s signature gameplay to the co-operative action and FPS genres.

The quaint island town of Redfall, Mass. is under siege by a legion of vampires who have blocked out the sun and cut the island off from the outside world. Trapped with a handful of survivors against a horde of creatures threatening to bleed the town dry, players will choose from a diverse roster of heroes and group up with others to create the perfect team of vampire slayers.

Redfall blends single- and multiplayer options seamlessly, allowing the player to venture into the darkness alone or to squad-up with up to three friends for four-player co-op. Teammates can try different hero loadouts and combine their strengths to overcome the vampire legion and their brood of maniacal followers.

Major Fallout 76 Update ‘The Pitt’ Releasing in 2022

Steel Reign brings the conclusion of the Brotherhood of Steel storyline that launched late last year. You arrive back at Fort Atlas to find the tensions between Paladin Rahmani and Knight Shin have reached a boiling point. After swarms of Super Mutants start to appear and people are reported missing, how will you guide the Brotherhood? Will you take the side of justice or will you remain committed to duty? Free for Fallout 76 Players. Available July 7.

The Steel Reign update includes:

New Questline – Choose what direction the Brotherhood of Steel will take and solve the mysteries behind the appearance of the Super Mutants

New Locations and Gear – Unlock unique gear from the Brotherhood’s arsenal and explore new locations as you uncover what’s been happening in Appalachia

Season 5 Scoreboard – K.D. Inkwell is back in Escape from the 42nd Century! Rank up to unlock new rewards including C.A.M.P. items, cosmetics, and more. Beginning July 7

Legendary Upgrades – Put those Legendary Modules to work and create your own 1, 2, & 3-star legendary items, right from the comfort of your own C.A.M.P.

Expeditions: The Pitt

Expeditions: The Pitt is a free update to Fallout 76 that will take you outside Appalachia, coming 2022. Expeditions are repeatable and randomised off-site missions to various exciting locales in the Fallout universe.

The Elder Scrolls Online Console Enhanced Releases Out Now

As part of the epic Gates of Oblivion 2021 adventure for The Elder Scrolls Online, Blackwood joins ZeniMax Online Studios’ award-winning online RPG. Long before the Oblivion Crisis, the Longhouse Emperors made a deal with a devil – the Daedric Prince Mehrunes Dagon. That deal unfolds in a saga of murderous deceit and sinister revelations, leading to the nightmare realm known as the Deadlands, where players will fight to stop the prince. The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood is available now with Xbox Game Pass, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows PC, Mac, PS5 and PS4.

The Elder Scrolls Online: Console Enhanced harnesses the power of the Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 to dramatically improve The Elder Scrolls Online’s visuals and performance. Improvements like Performance and Fidelity modes, increased draw distance, faster loading times and so much more help the world of Tamriel come alive like never before.

Free Next-Gen Update to Release for DOOM Eternal on 29 June

DOOM Eternal’s next-gen update arrives for Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 5 June 29. This free update optimises DOOM Eternal for next-gen machines, offering improved visuals, increased performance and support for ray-tracing, or 4K resolution at 60 frames per second, or an optional 120 FPS mode.

The next-gen update is also coming to PC, granting players ray-tracing on compatible machines, and more.

Next-Gen Update Features Breakdown

Xbox Series X

Performance Mode: 1800p – 120 FPS

Balanced Mode: 2160p – 60 FPS

Ray Tracing Mode: 1800p – 60 FPS

Xbox Series S

Performance Mode: 1080p – 120 FPS

Balanced Mode: 1440p – 60 FPS

Ray Tracing Mode: Not Available

PlayStation 5

Performance Mode: 1584p – 120 FPS

Balanced Mode: 2160p – 60 FPS

Ray Tracing Mode: 1800p – 60 FPS


Ray Tracing Mode: Availability and performance depends on a user’s PC hardware.

All modes feature dynamic resolution scaling. Balanced & Performance Modes not available with Ray Tracing. Performance Mode requires a 120hz compatible display. Balanced Mode requires a 4K compatible display.

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