E3 2017 Bethesda Press Conference Roundup

11 June 2017
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E3 2017 Bethesda Press Conference Roundup

The E3 2017 Bethesda Press Conference broadcast aired today, and has revealed brand new information about Bethesda’s PC, PS4 & Xbox One game lineup. Bethesda’s E3 2017 keynote conference started on June 11th at 9:00PM PDT (Pacific USA) / 12:00AM EDT (Eastern USA) / 5:00AM BST (London) / 2:00PM AEST (Sydney, Australia) and lasted just 40 minutes. What follows is a bulletpoints roundup

Exciting surprises this year are: DOOM VFR, Dishonored: Death of the Outsider, The Evil Within 2, and Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus.
Along with further reveals for Quake Champions, The Elder Scrolls: Legends, Skyrim for Switch, Fallout 4 VR, and other games listed below.

Here’s the full E3 2017 Bethesda broadcast video:

E3 2017 Bethesda Press Conference Roundup

DOOM VFR gameplay trailer starts off the show. Shows both robot & gatling gun-powered hell demon slaughtering. It’s not just VR, it’s Virtual F*cking Reality. — Coming to PS4’s PlayStation VR and PC’s VIVE platforms.

Fallout 4 VR is the 2nd VR game in development at Bethesda. The first open world game in VR. Featuring new combat, crafting and building systems fully reimagined for VR – including VR-enhanced V.A.T.S. – Fallout 4 VR isn’t just a jaunt through the Wasteland, it’s the entire game. — Coming October 2017 on PC for the HTC Vive.

The Elder Scrolls Online now has 10 million players who tried it out. Morrowind footage shown of the newly released expansion. I wish publishers would stop showing those fake Twitch streamer over-reactions.

• Creation Club content from the dev and outside creators (who work together) getting added to Skyrim & Fallout 4 and it’s fully compatible with your savegames. Coming Summer 2017.

The Elder Scrolls: Legends – Heroes of Skyrim strategy card game expansion trailer shows what’s next. Heroes of Skyrim expansion includes Chaos Arena, Dark Brotherhood story content, in-game tournaments. Plus over new 150 cards with new mechanics like Shouts, familiar characters & dragons. — Coming on June 29th, 2017 to PC, Mac, Steam, iPad, and Android tablet.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for Switch trailer shown. Works with Zelda amiibo to add Link playable character & Link’s iconic Master Sword to your Skyrim adventure! Motion controls shown for firing arrows smoothly. Coming in 2017.

Dishonored: Death of the Outsider trailer shown. Not a Dishonored 2 expansion, but instead a standalone adventure by Arkane Studios. “The notorious Billie Lurk makes her return in Dishonored: Death of the Outsider. Reuniting with her mentor – the legendary assassin Daud – Billie will explore the dark underbelly of Karnaca in order to pull off the ultimate assassination: kill the Outsider.” — Coming to PS4, Xbox One & PC on September 15th, 2017.

Quake Champions gameplay trailer shows off the arena shooter. Wolfenstein’s B.J. Blazkowicz added to the PC-exclusive game as a playable character / Champion! Quake World Championships eSports with 1 million prize pool announced for September 2017. — Play the beta now via quake.com. The E3 2017 beta update also adds 3 new maps, the brand-new Tri-bolt weapon, and a host of new and improved features to explore.

The Evil Within 2 teaser trailer shown. In the sequel Detective Sebastian Castellanos must go back to the nightmare town to save his daughter Lilly. Quick gameplay segment at the end shows loads of new enemies. Will you face adversity head on with weapons and traps, or sneak through the shadows to survive? — Coming to PC, Xbox One & PS4 on Friday October 13th, 2017.

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus announced with 50’s Lassie style TV show about “Liesel” the giant robotic guard dog that teases the MachineGames-developed sequel, powered by id Tech 6. B.J. wakes up in a hospital bed to his girlfriend pregnant with his twins. He’s being hunted by the nazis. He wants to put the fire back into the American people to fight back with a second revolution (in 1961). Ends with explosive gameplay footage! — Coming to PC, PS4 & Xbox One on October 27th, 2017.

Missing from the show were: Their new IP called Starfield, The Elder Scrolls 6 (definitely in development), and Fallout: New Orleans (rumored).

Credit: Bethesda Livestream. 230,000 & 90,000 livestream viewers at its peak on Twitch & Youtube.

What’s your favorite E3 2017 Bethesda announcement?

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