Bethesda E3 2019 Showcase Highlights
New games from Shinji Mikami and Arkane Studios
Bethesda Showcase in a nutshell
- GhostWire: Tokyo from Tango Gameworks (Shinji Mikami) announced ;
- DEATHLOOP from Arkane announced ;
- New trailer and Doom Eternal release date;
- Cloud gaming solution from Bethesda.
As expected, Bethesda conference on E3 2019 did not bring any surprises. However, some important news was still announced.
The new game from Tango Gameworks is called Ghostwire: Tokyo
Shinji Mikami went on stage to personally announce his new game. GhostWire: Tokyo tells the story of Tokyo in which people start mysteriously disappearing. Surely, the game includes supernatural abilities and enemies – and has no release date at this point.
DEATHLOOP from Arkane studio
Authors of Prey and Dishonored have shown a trailer dedicated to their new project DEATHLOOP. The game is about two killers caught in a time loop in which the exit is the death of the other one – but death is only a part of their journey.
Doom Eternal: new trailer, new online mode, and release date
Doom Eternal storyline was shown in detail in a separate trailer. After this, a collector’s edition was presented – it will include a full-size helmet of the protagonist. In addition, a new online mode BATTLEMODE was announced. In this mode, the players will be able to play as demons:
The game will be released this year on November 22 on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and Google Stadia.
ORION – Bethesda’s solution for cloud gaming
ORION helps services and games in streaming and cloud computing. The system integrates directly into the game engine, helping to optimize traffic and performance. Performance is set to increase by 20%, while traffic requirements are reduced by almost 40%.
The system will support services like Google Stadia and Microsoft xCloud.
Wolfenstein: Youngblood will be released on July 26
The cooperative shooter has a new trailer:
Another game from Wolfenstein series, Cyberpilot, will also be released in July for VR devices.
Fallout 76 will have a battle royale, NPC, and much more
Several important updates were announced for Fallout 76. Todd Howard thanked players for their support and expressed his surprise with the fact that they are still in the game after last year. For starters, Wastelanders update will try to solve a big number of problems in the game. It will add NPCs, a new storyline, and a system of dialogues with choices and their consequences:
Nuclear Winter – a battle royale for 52 players – will also be added:
The game will be available for free from June 10 to June 17. Players will be able to test Battle Royale during the same period.
Rage 2 DLC was shown in a separate trailer
The trailer shows free updates that will be available in the next several weeks as well as first frames from the paid DLC.
The Elder Scrolls: Legends was simply shown
Cinematic trailer of The Elder Scrolls Online: Elsweyr
This add-on is already available, but its story will continue in Scalebreaker and then end with the release of Dragonhold in late 2019.
The Elder Scrolls: Blades will get an important update and get released on Switch
The mobile game The Elder Scrolls: Blades will visit Nintendo’s console this fall. Also, a new DLC was released which adds a new quest line, customization elements and other small bonuses.
Commander Keen will be released for mobile platforms
Commander Keen returns in the new adventure for mobile platforms from ZeniMax Online Studios. The game will be released this summer on iOS and Android.
Here’s the full Bethesda E3 Showcase:
Here are highlights of other press conferences: