Todd Howard talks Skyrim, Elder Scrolls 6, Starfield, Fallout and more in interview
Bethesda Softworks’ Todd Howard sat down for an interview with IGN and discussed topics across The Elder Scrolls series, Fallout, Starfield, and even game systems and mechanics.
On Starfield he revealed they have a mix between Elder Scrolls and Fallout for player skill progression, which is a hardcore RPG. Todd also admits their AI has been ‘less than stellar' at times.
- Starfield seems to be ‘on track’ for Nov. 11, 2022
- Barely mentions anything Fallout 76 related
- Fallout unlikely to be ‘handed off’ to Obsidian/inXile
- Bethesda has a “one-pager” outline for Fallout 5
Musical: They also “start with music” beside concept art when beginning as it “gives you more of a complete feeling of ‘this is the tone of the game’”, and it’s what they’ve done with Starfield too.
Start over: He also touched on their approach to new games in established franchises: “Don’t think about making a sequel – start fresh.” Each entry is its own ‘original game’ with this approach.