The Elder Scrolls and Fallout developer Bethesda has dropped news that the company now has five projects in the works that haven’t been revealed to the public, including two “classically” idiosyncratic games – presumably RPGs of some sort – and a mobile game.
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“We’ve got a good number of projects on the go. We’re bigger now and we do want to be putting out more stuff. We have two larger projects that are more classically the scale of what we do, but even bigger. We overlap the projects so we’re working on them at the same time, but they’re staggered,” studio executive producer Todd Howard explained in an interview with Glixel. “I can’t talk a lot about them, but I can say that they’re bigger than anything we’ve ever done. They’re a bit different, but definitely in the wheelhouse that people are used to from us.”
Howard later clarified with IGN that the company has “seven [projects] going”, but two of those – Fallout 4 VR and Skyrim for the Nintendo Switch – are obviously already announced. On the matter of the two other games mentioned up top, he again described those as “what I would call… kind of different, but still the kind of game people would associate with us”.
Which could technically include a drag racing game. Technically.
Bethesda has also previously confirmed that The Elder Scrolls VI is already in development, but don’t expect to find out much more about it for a very long time. “It’s not the next thing we’re doing nor the thing we’re even doing after that,” studio vice president Pete Hines told PC Gamer last year.