Bethesda’s MachineGames, the developer behind the Wolfenstein video games, is engaged on an formally licensed Indiana Jones undertaking. Todd Howard would be the government producer on the undertaking, which can characteristic an all-original new story in collaboration with the newly shaped Lucasfilm Games.

Bethesda and MachineGames launched a short cinematic teaser to announce the upcoming title. The shot pans slowly over a desk stuffed with books, maps, papers, and an previous typewriter and digicam. A passport and airplane ticket might be seen, in addition to a compass and the butt of a pistol. Finally the video lands on the enduring hat, which is lifted as much as reveals the whip, all as a gradual orchestral model of the Indiana Jones theme performs.

The teaser doesn’t supply many hints about what sort of recreation MachineGames is creating, and Bethesda and the developer aren’t spilling the main points simply but. In truth, it might be a while but earlier than we hear any extra.

Bethesda says it is going to be “some time” earlier than they reveal any extra, and in Bethesda converse, that historically implies that the sport isn’t going to see the sunshine of day for years to come back. After all, we first discovered about The Elder Scrolls VI and Starfield have been each introduced with imprecise teaser trailers again in mid-2018 with no further phrase about both but.

Immediate comparisons to Uncharted and Tomb Raider are arising, given the apparent influences each of these franchises took from the Indiana Jones movies. It’s additionally unclear what platforms Indiana Jones is being deliberate for. MachineGames being below Bethesda means it’s a Microsoft development studio following the Zenimax acquisition, nonetheless Indiana Jones isn’t being propped up as an Xbox unique proper now. Current consensus says that the Disney-owned franchise will undoubtedly come to all platforms, whereas others level to Spider-Man’s exclusivity on PlayStation as proof that Indy may find yourself being a feather in Microsoft’s cap.

Indiana Jones additionally reveals that Lucasfilm Games wasn’t just formed to house Star Wars games. It stays to be seen if Indiana Jones is a one-off license for the property, or if Lucasfilm Games plans to open the floodgates for extra builders to license the franchise in varied methods.