Starfield: What is the release date?

Starfield is due to be released on 16th November 2022.

Bethesda have kept themselves busy during the COVID-19 pandemic by the looks of things after Starfield was announced during E3 2021.

The developers of Fallout 76 unveiled their sci-fi thriller during, arguably, the biggest gaming expo of the year as part of Xbox and Bethesda’s showcase.

It had been a long time coming after plenty of discussions had taken place about the game itself. But while there is not an awful lot we know at this stage, the developers provided a glimpse of what players can expect. 

Bethesda’s Todd Howard told The Washington Post that Starfield was “like Skyrim in space” and features a group of human explorers that are hunting for answers. He also confirmed that the game will be playable in both first and third-person perspectives, something we have seen with both Skyrim and the Fallout series.

Supposedly derived from a cancelled project back in 1997, the development of the game has been ongoing since the release of Fallout 4 back in November 2015, which means that there could be plenty more for players across the globe to expect in the coming months.

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Starfield is due to be released on 16th November 2022.

Starfield Release Date

Starfield was initially scheduled for release on November 2022 – but the developers have announced that the game has now been pushed back until the first half of 2023.

Via Bethesda, an official statement was released on 12th May 2022:

“We’ve made the decision to delay the launches of Redfall and Starfield to the first half of 2023.

“The teams at Arkane Austin (Redfall) and Bethesda Game Studios (Starfield) have incredible ambitions for their games, and we want to ensure that you receive the best, most polished versions of them.

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“We want to thank everyone for their excitement for Redfall and Starfield. That energy is a huge part of what inspires all of us every day and drives our own excitement for what we are creating.

“We can’t wait to share our first deep dive into the gameplay for both Redfall and Starfield soon. Thank you for your support.”

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