Connect with us
Advertisement

News

Everything announced at the Bethesda E3 2017 conference

Bethesda invited us to take a trip to Bethesdaland this E3. Here’s what we discovered.

Published

on

E3 2017 - Bethesda Press Conference

Bethesda invited us to take a trip to Bethesdaland this E3. Here’s what we discovered.

After today’s two hour Xbox briefing, the 30 minute trip to Bethesdaland was an absolute pleasure. It was short, to the point, and impressive. The lineup was a delight from start to finish, beginning with the casual confirmation that the full Fallout 4 experience is coming to VR, and ending with the rollicking reveal of Wolfenstein II.

There were also previews of Skyrim on Nintendo Switch, The Evil Within 2, and Quake Champions. Here’s the full list of announcements.

Advertisement

Bethesda E3 2017 conference announcements

Bethesda VR

  • The full Fallout 4 and Doom experiences are coming to Virtual Reality later this year.

The Elder Scrolls Online

  • A nostalgia-fuelled preview of the recent Morrowind expansion.

Creation Club

  • New mod content marketplace for Skyrim and Fallout 4, with creations made by Bethesda, and approved community creators.
  • Coming this summer to Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

The Elder Scrolls Legends

  • Chaos Arena and Dark Brotherhood content previewed.
  • Heroes of Skyrim coming to the game on June 29th, 2017.
  • Full game coming to Android and iPhone in July.

Skyrim for Nintendo Switch

  • Compatible with Legend of Zelda amiibo, which adds Link’s Breath of the Wild threads.
  • New JoyCon motion controls.
  • Visuals appear to confirm this is not the Special Edition.
  • Released later this year.

Dishonored: Death Of The Outsider

  • A new standalone adventure featuring Daud, the Outsider
  • Released on September 15, 2017.

Quake Champions

  • Preview of the online multiplayer FPS with an emphasis on its esports credentials.
  • The Quake World Championships to be held this August at Quakecon.

The Evil Within 2

  • An impressive cinematic preview, set to a dreadful cover of Duran Duran’s Ordinary World.
  • Released on Friday 13th October, 2017.

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

  • A frankly wonderful trailer for Machine Games’ next Wolfenstein title.
  • To be released in 2017.

Are motion controls enough to make you want to play Skyrim all over again? And what did you make of that Wolfenstein reveal? Let us know in the comments below.


Follow Thumbsticks at E3 2017.

We have a favour to ask

Thumbsticks has a couple of main aims. We want to write interesting articles and cover games that most outlets won't, and we want to give opportunities to new writers and new voices. And right now, with the current state of online publishing? It's tough! We hate to ask, but if you want us to continue writing what others won't, or to keep covering weird indie games, or to be able to give opportunities to new writers – and only if you can afford it – then please consider supporting us on Patreon.

Recommended for you

This wasn't written by any one individual. This was written by the Thumbsticks hive mind. You will be assimilated. Resistance is futile. (Or, if you prefer, this article was written by or features contributions from multiple members of the team, not just one individual writer.)

Advertisement

Latest from Thumbsticks

Tux and Fanny video game Tux and Fanny video game
Features8 mins ago

Surreal web cartoon Tux and Fanny makes for a sublime video game

In one day I went from not knowing a thing about Tux and Fanny to proclaiming it the best video...

Battlefield 2042 key art Battlefield 2042 key art
News5 hours ago

Battlefield 2042 release date bumped to November

Electronic Arts has confirmed that the upcoming military shooter Battlefield 2042 will be released one month later than planned. EA says...

Age of Empires IV key art Age of Empires IV key art
News17 hours ago

The developers want you to break Age of Empires IV this weekend

After a number of balloted tests, the floodgates will open for a limited-time, unrestricted stress test for Age of Empires...

Playstation Store Double Discounts Sale Playstation Store Double Discounts Sale
News23 hours ago

The PlayStation Store Double Discounts sale returns

PS Plus members get double discounts on PS4 and PS5 games in the latest PlayStation Store video game sale.

Nintendo Switch Bluetooth Nintendo Switch Bluetooth
News1 day ago

Latest Nintendo Switch update adds support for Bluetooth headphones

It's taken a long time, but you can now use your Bluetooth headphones with your Nintendo Switch.

SkateBIRD keyart - Xbox Game Pass SkateBIRD keyart - Xbox Game Pass
News1 day ago

More super games join Xbox Game Pass from today

SkateBird, Sable, and Subnautica: Below Zero are among the games coming to Xbox Game Pass before the end of September 2021.

Xbox - Halo: The Master Chief Collection Xbox - Halo: The Master Chief Collection
News2 days ago

Save on next-gen optimised games in this week’s new Xbox sales

This week's digital sales include discounts on Xbox Game Studios titles and Xbox Series X|S optimised releases.

Nintendo Switch price reduction Nintendo Switch price reduction
News2 days ago

Original Nintendo Switch price reduced to make room for OLED model

The original Nintendo Switch price will be reduced, but the Nintendo Switch Lite will stay at its original lower price.

Advertisement