A First Look at Starfield Gameplay

The first gameplay footage from Starfield was shown at the Xbox Bethesda Showcase as Game Director Todd Howard took fans on a tour of this next-generation role-playing game set amongst the stars.

The first new universe in 25 years from Bethesda Game Studios, Starfield will allow you to create any character you want and explore with unparalleled freedom as you embark on an epic journey to answer humanity’s greatest mystery.

In the year 2330, humanity has ventured beyond our solar system, settling on new planets, and living as a spacefaring people. From humble beginnings as a space miner, you will join “Constellation”, a group of space explorers seeking rare artifacts throughout the galaxy. You’ll navigate the vast expanse of the Settled Systems in Bethesda Game Studios’ biggest and most ambitious game yet.

Watch the Starfield Gameplay Reveal Here
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My first impression of the gameplay is that it’s as if “Fallout” and “No Man’s Sky” had a baby. There seem to be a lot of similarities to the Hello Games title that started off poorly and reinvented itself into a masterpiece.

The graphics are more “Bethesda” like and certainly feel more “real world” but it will be the combat that really sets the two games apart. While there is combat in “No Man’s Sky” it’s not the focus and it’s limited with weapon types and enemies. “Starfield” certainly steps combat up to those standards held by the company and it is impressive and brutal in this gorgeous space setting.

the big news is that the game will be a console launch exclusive on Xbox Series X|S, coming to Windows PCs. Also, it’s available on day one on Xbox Game Pass and PC Game Pass, and via Xbox Cloud Gaming, adding so much more value to the Xbox subscription service.

We’ll see Starfield sometime in 2023.


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