Ahead of the Xbox and Bethesda Showcase, a new trailer for Bethesda’s sci-fi, space RPG Starfield has finally arrived. It showed a release date and details about what platforms the game is heading too. The Starfield trailer was published on The Washington Post, and later confirmed and officially released by Bethesda during the Xbox presentation.
The game is set to release on November 11th, 2022 for the Xbox Series X|S and PC. The trailer did not mention the PlayStation or the Xbox One. Xbox’s Sarah Bond said on stage that Starfield will be “exclusive” to Microsoft, though she didn’t specify if this a timed or full exclusive.
The trailer shows in-game alpha footage of Starfield from Bethesda’s new Creation Engine 2. You can check it out below.
Starfield will also be available on Xbox Game Pass, which really isn’t any surprise since it is a Microsoft exclusive release.
The Washington Post published a “making of” feature with Todd Howard, which shed more light on the Bethesda title. Howard told the publication, “Starfield is our first new universe in over 25 years. It’s a game we’ve dreamt of playing, and it’s only now that we have the hardware, the technology, and the experience to push our creative boundaries even further.”
Howard continued, saying: “Starfield is a next-generation role-playing game where you’ll be who you want, go where you want, experience our stories, and forge your own. More than that, Starfield is about hope, our shared humanity, and searching for the answers to life’s greatest mysteries.”
A post on the Xbox blog revealed the official description of Starfield:
“In this next generation role-playing game set amongst the stars, create any character you want and explore with unparalleled freedom. Harnessing the power of next-gen technology and built on the all-new Creation Engine 2, Starfield takes you on a journey through space as you strive to answer humanity’s greatest mystery.”