04 Jun 2021 4:35 PM +00:00

Bethesda E3 2021 Predictions: Starfield, Wolfenstein, Omen, and More

E3 2021 is just around the corner, and it's a very different one for Bethesda this year. After being acquired by Microsoft, they'll host a joint press conference with Xbox.

We've already looked at what to expect from Microsoft's part of this gaming bonanza, but we're just as excited as what could be shown from their new bedfellows.

Let's take a look at what to expect from Bethesda at E3 2021.

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Bethesda E3 2021 Predictions

Starfield

After switching between Elder Scrolls and Fallout for years, Bethesda has been working on a fresh, sci-fi RPG called Starfield.

In truth, that's almost all we know, other than it's single-player, features space travel, and is likely to be an Xbox and PC exclusive. Expect a gameplay blowout, as well as a release window – and maybe a precise date.

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Omen

Arkane's Deathloop may be due out later this year (and won't be on Xbox, at least for now), but Microsoft could look to showcase another project from Arkane Austin.

Omen, the rumoured vampire title that the studio has been working on, could be revealed - expect blood, stealth, and choice-based gameplay.

Wolfenstein III

Machine Games is working on an Indiana Jones game, but that's not to say Wolfenstein is dead. While the former is perhaps unlikely to be shown, we'd be surprised if there wasn't a tease of a third mainline Wolfenstein entry at some point.

Xbox Game Pass

Expect Microsoft and Bethesda to continue leveraging Xbox Game Pass, potentially with new games joining the lineup.

As of the time of writing, DOOM 2016 isn't there, and nor is Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, The Evil Within 2, or Dishonored's standalone Death of the Outsider expansion.

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Bethesda has the potential to mix it up and pull franchises out of nowhere a la Prey at E3 2016, but it also has big, dependable franchises.

While we wouldn't expect anything for Elder Scrolls aside from more Blackwood reveals for Elder Scrolls Online, expect Fallout 76 to be shown off – with new seasonal content in tow.

Finally, while it's unlikely, Bethesda may reveal if and when Xbox fans can get their hands on Deathloop or Ghostwire Tokyo – both currently PS5 console exclusives.