Bethesda has clarified that no new Starfield gameplay will be shown at Gamescom later this month after accidentally exciting fans with the suggestion of a new reveal.
Some Starfield fans suspected the long-awaited RPG would be showcased at Gamescom 2022 after its first detailed trailer was revealed at Summer Game Fest earlier this year. the Bethesda blog post (opens in new tab) briefly fueled these expectations, the promising sci-fi RPG gameplay would be available to participants.
While the Starfield Subreddit (opens in new tab) was quick to jump on the ad, his celebration was a little premature. Bethesda has since updated the post to confirm that the Starfield gameplay shown at Gamescom won’t be something we haven’t seen before.
“Come see a replay of Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase gameplay presentations for Redfall and Starfield,” reads the updated post. “Of course, we also have some surprises and goodies in store for you.”
long time to wait
It may be a while before we have a chance to set our eyes on any new Starfield content. Gamescom will be the last global gaming convention of the year, and neither Xbox nor Bethesda have announced any standalone demos for the final months of 2022. Opportunities for the release of new Starfield gameplay are rapidly diminishing as the year ends. get closer.
Bethesda fans are unlikely to be left out entirely. While new Starfield gameplay might be hard to come by, we expect more details and information about the game to be revealed during Gamescom. There are many features to be developed, including the RPG’s indie-inspired space combat or how FTL travel works in the game.
Just what “surprises and goodies” the publisher has in store is anyone’s guess, but they may offer a glimpse into the wider world of Starfield. So far, we’ve only met one of the game’s companions – VASCO, a bipedal robot – and we’ve caught some obscure clues that an old Elder Scrolls feature is making a return.
Starfield is slated to release in 2023, although an Xbox Game Pass leak has shortened its release window considerably.