Starfield Has Been Delayed Into Late 2023

Starfield screenshot.

Fans of the upcoming Bethesda made space-RPG Starfield have received some bad news today. Bethesda has announced that Starfield has been delayed into late 2023. This marks the second delay the game has experienced having first been slated to release in Fall 2022 before being pushed into early 2023.

Starfield Release Date Set for September 6, 2023

News of the delay came from both the official Bethesda Game Studios and Starfield Twitter accounts. Both accounts posted a tweet featuring a new ‘release date’ trailer for the game that showed off various locations in the game and revealed the game’s new release date which is now September 6, 2023.

After the release date reveal Todd Howard appeared on the video and spoke a little bit about the delay. The summation of his message is that Starfield is a very large game and the Bethesda team is spending a lot of time playing and enjoying the game. Todd can’t wait for players to get their hands on a new Bethesda title.

Following Todd’s speech a Starfield direct event was announced. This livestream event will take place on June 11, 2023 following the Xbox Direct also slated for that day. The livestream event will feature a closer look at the game featuring what the studio is saying will be its deepest dive into the title yet.

Starfield is the first major new universe from Bethesda Game Studios in 25 years. This title follows on the heels of successful releases including both The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Fallout 4. In Starfield players explore a vast universe full of planets and other intriguing locations.

Starfield will release exclusively on Xbox Series X|S and PC when it comes out. The release will mark the first major flagship launch from Bethesda Softworks since Xbox purchased their parent company Zenimax. Game Pass owners will be able to play this title day-one thanks to the acquisition.

How do you feel that Starfield has been delayed into late 2023? Let me hear your comments below.



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