To the surprise of many, The Elder Scrolls 6 was finally revealed by Bethesda during their E3 2018 presentation, bringing on a whole load of new speculation about the game. In this Elder Scrolls 6 everything we know guide, we'll be running down all the details that we've managed to pick up on so far in the Elder Scrolls 6 E3 2018 trailer, including a potential Elder Scrolls 6 release date, when taking other Bethesda projects and schedules into account.
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The Elder Scrolls 6 Release Date
At the very end of Bethesda's E3 2018 presentation on June 10, Todd Howard revealed The Elder Scrolls 6 for the world to see, for the very first time. We got the incredibly brief, thirty second teaser trailer just below, to announce the game, and let us know that it's coming somewhere down the line.
What wasn't announced in the trailer was a release window for The Elder Scrolls 6. This is hardly surprising, considering that Todd Howard preceded the reveal of the Elder Scrolls game by revealing Starfield, a "next gen game" in his own words, that Bethesda is hard at work on right now. Howard said that The Elder Scrolls 6 is the game coming after Starfield.
This means that Starfield presumably isn't coming until the next generation of consoles from Sony and Microsoft hit (which we've heard some rumors of), which means it's coming no sooner than Q4 2019, realistically speaking. This in turn means that The Elder Scrolls 6 is a 2020 game at the very earliest. It's unclear how many resources at Bethesda Game Studios are being pumped into The Elder Scrolls 6, but if the main focus is Starfield, the game could even arrive in 2021 or later.
So why did Bethesda reveal the game, if it's such a long way off? It now means that the developer can openly hire for the project, revealing specifically what game an applicant will be working on, without having to be discreet about it. It also simply means that people will stop asking about if The Elder Scrolls 6 is happening, although revealing the game this early does perhaps open Bethesda up to a deluge of questions about where the game is set, and more.
The Elder Scrolls 6 E3 2018 Trailer
As we mentioned, there was a very brief teaser trailer used to announce The Elder Scrolls 6 on Bethesda's E3 2018 stage on June 10. The teaser trailer for the game, which you can see for yourself above, moves over mountains, before coming into focus on lush green scenery, right near a coast line.
The teaser trailer unfortunately didn't give us much to go on for The Elder Scrolls 6, but this was entirely the point. Bethesda merely wanted to put the game out there as a future project to make its life easier over the coming few years. Now the publisher can begin staffing up for the game without speculation swirling, and it's also laid out a solid road ahead for the years to come.
The Elder Scrolls 6 Tamriel Setting
So, what could we glean from the brief teaser trailer? Head over to our Elder Scrolls 6 possible settings page for a complete breakdown, in which we've got more than a few thoughts as to where The Elder Scrolls 6 could ultimately be set across the huge continent of Tamriel.
It's definitely worth noting that Bethesda could be done with the continent of Tamriel entirely for The Elder Scrolls 6. We've got plenty of years ahead of us to speculate about the setting for the game, but leaving Tamriel to find new ground isn't out of the possibility, especially when we know that other regions like Akavar lie on the oceans surrounding Tamriel.
We might be all wrapped up with this Elder Scrolls 6 everything we know guide right now, but make sure to keep this page bookmarked, as we'll always be updating it with any new information or rumors that come our way, from Bethesda or anyone else.
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