Unlike some of their biggest competitors, Sony and EA, it looks like Bethesda are going to have a physical presence at this year's E3. The fifth annual Bethesda E3 Showcase will be back on the Sunday, just before the E3 show floor opens in the following week.
The one game mentioned in Bethesda's press release is Doom Eternal, an unsurprising headliner given the gameplay trailer's success at last year's show. The publishing is promising a lot more to come at the show, but what that will include is anyone's guess.
We have a few options — we may see more than a ten second tease from Starfield and The Elder Scrolls VI, but then again neither game is likely coming within the next year. There may be more Fallout 76 content, though we wonder if this might be more muted than perhaps Bethesda originally planned given the game's reception. There's also the Elder Scrolls Blades mobile game to discuss and Wolfenstein spin-offs to learn more about. It seems unlikely that Elder Scrolls Online will go without a mention as the game continues to expand into the world of Tamriel.
What about new announcements? Every year people expect a Fallout 3 remaster, but every year Bethesda stay uniquely averse to remasters compared to their counterparts. Maybe the particularly poor reaction to 76 will be enough to change their minds? Considering that Bethesda and Microsoft are two of the few conference runners bothering to show up at E3 this year, we wouldn't be surprised to see more cross-promotional and marketing deals between the two events — some instant Bethesda additions to Xbox Game Pass wouldn't go amiss. More importantly, will they finally put Skyrim on a Casio graphic calculator, or the reverse parking camera on a sedan?
What else would you like to see from Bethesda this year? Feel free to discuss in the comments ahead of the show, which is due to begin at 5:30PM Pacific time on Sunday, June 9th.
We don't have them yet, but we'll publish a story as soon as we pick up the Doom Eternal achievements.
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