• "Bethesda said it will first release" Starfield" followed by "The Elder Scrolls 6"
  • Until now "The Elder Scrolls 6" has no official release date
  • Fans are worried the game might exclusively release on Microsoft gaming systems

"The Elder Scrolls 6" is one of the highly anticipated titles from Bethesda and while the gaming studio is still tight-lipped about its release date, a new report may have already given it away.

The latest report comes from the industry insider and GamesBeat journalist Jeff Grubb, who shared the information via recent streaming. Essentially, the insider did not specifically say about the release date of "The Elder Scrolls 6" but about the launch of "Starfield." Grubb said that there is a 90% chance that the sci-fi title would be fully revealed at the upcoming E3 2021 in the summer. Rumors have it that Bethesda is planning to launch and release "Starfield" in the same year, which is apparently in 2021.

Earlier, Bethesda confirmed that it will release its first original IP after 25 years first, followed by "The Elder Scrolls 6." the gaming studio also has this release pattern of launching one title every three or four years. Based on Grubb's info and on Bethesda's release pattern, it is safe to say that "The Elder Scrolls 6" could launch in 2024 or 2025.

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"The Elder Scrolls 6" announced at E3 steamXO/flickr

Since Microsoft announced that it acquired Bethesda's parent company ZeniMax, fans are worried about the game's launch platforms. Some believe that "The Elder Scrolls 6" might exclusively release on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series X and other Microsoft gaming systems. Microsoft has been denying this ever since and has given vague answers whenever this kind of question pops up.

However, during the recent Roundtable digital event attended by Bethesda and Team Xbox, Xbox Boss Phil Spencer said something that seemingly confirmed the upcoming game's launch platform. "So obviously I can't sit here and say 'every Bethesda game is exclusive’ because we know that's not true," Spencer said during the Roundtable.

According to the Xbox Boss, "if you're an Xbox customer, the thing I want you to know is that this is about delivering great exclusive games for you that ship on platforms where Game Pass exists. And that's our goal, that's why we are doing this, that's the root of this partnership that we are building. And the creative capability we will be able to bring to market for Xbox customers is going to be the best it's ever been for Xbox after we are done here. "