What just happened? One of the most anticipated games of this year, Starfield, will not be released in 2022. Bethesda has announced that its RPG alongside Redfall has been delayed to the first half of 2023, a news that will disappoint many gamers who are looking forward to playing. the so-called “Skyrim in space”.

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The tweet from Bethesda announcing the delays doesn’t go into any detail as to why Starfield and Redfall were delayed other than the usual justification for needing more time to polish the games.

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“We have made the decision to delay the launch of Redfall and Starfield until 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 make sure you get the best, most complete versions of them.”

There was some really good news in the post: this summer we can expect our first deep dives into the gameplay of both games.

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Starfield Steam Page aired back in December, but the game wasn’t supposed to launch until November 11 this year – the same day Skyrim came out in 2011. big, long-awaited games. Considering how little Bethesda has shown Starfield so far, that date’s absence isn’t too surprising.

Starfield Steam page, which still lists a release date of 11/11/22, notes that this will be Bethesda Studios’ first original RPG in 25 years. Let’s hope it lives up to the hype.

The Starfield announcement is likely to overshadow the fact that Redfall has also been delayed to 2023. The four-player cooperative vampire FPS Arkane Austin was showcased at last year’s E3. It looks pretty interesting, especially for those who love games like Left 4 Dead/Back 4 Blood and Warhammer: Vermintide.