It’s been almost four years since the release of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and while Bethesda released The Elder Scrolls Online, they didn’t provide the slightest hint about the next single player release of the series.
If you’re warming your engine for an impending announcement, you may want top hold your horses, as explained by Bethesda’s VP of Marketing Pete Hines during a chat at Gamescom.
Hines mentioned that he doesn’t think we’re close to hear about the next Elder Scrolls. Currently Bethesda is working on Fallout 4, and that takes the entire studio, which is 100% focused on it.
The Elder Scrolls Online just came out on consoles, and has DLC coming this year and into next year, and that’s gonna be the Elder Scolls game Bethesda will be talking about for a while. Hines believes that it’ll be a “very long time,” before the team will talk about what they’ll be work on after Fallout 4.
They still have the game to finish, mod support to do, hopefully there will be DLC, and a million other things to do right now.
Incidentally, we also heard that Bethesda Game Studio always focuses on one game. The studio size is about the same that it has been for years, which is “a hundred and something.”It’s roughly the same size as the team that shipped Skyrim.