Bethesda Game Studios launched the teensiest bit of recent information on Starfield, its sci-fi motion RPG, on Friday, providing glimpses of three worlds that gamers can go to when the sport launches subsequent yr. One of these areas is a sort of Space Amsterdam, a vacation spot named Neon the place guests go to get utterly wasted on fish.
Neon, a “pleasure city” constructed on an enormous fishing facility, is dwelling to a breed of psychotropic fish that creates a naturally occurring drug referred to as Aurora. And since Aurora is just authorized on Neon, it’s the go-to spring break vacation spot for astronauts seeking to get completely blitzed on mind-altering fish sauce. Apparently, different related only-legal-there pleasures await guests on Neon.
Other areas revealed which can be much less pushed by a fish-based drug economic system are the United Colonies capital metropolis New Atlantis, a metropolitan “melting pot” with residents of each race, creed, and ethnicity. Starfield design director Emil Pagliarulo calls New Atlantis “a true reflection of the future of our world.” There’s additionally Akila, the capital metropolis of the Free Star Collective, a unfastened confederation of three distinct star programs.
“The city itself is home to a variety of people, but they all have one thing in common: They believe in the sanctity of personal freedom and individuality,” Pagliarulo says in the video. Akila’s residents additionally consider in partitions — as a result of they defend Akila from the lethal Ashta, a life type that Pagliarulo describes as “alien predators that are a cross between a wolf and a velociraptor.”
Bethesda followers obtained a glimpse at Akila, New Atlantis, and Neon in a behind-the-scenes video for Starfield that dropped in June at E3 2021. But all we’ve seen to date is that idea artwork and a cinematic in-engine teaser trailer, so there’s nonetheless loads but to be revealed about Starfield.
Starfield will likely be launched on Xbox Series X and Windows PC on Nov. 11, 2022. It will likely be accessible on launch day with Xbox Game Pass.