is a single-player sci-fi epic, and the first new game series from Bethesda maker of The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Doom and Wolfenstein ̵
And it sounds like it's the first game to be announced for a next-generation game console. Notor but a whole new generation of hardware that has not even been announced.
It is the word from Bethesda's executive producer and director Todd Howard, who told Eurogamer that when he said "next generation," he specifically meant the combination of next-generation hardware, next-generation software and next-generation games, not just one of the three .
"What systems we put it on – what are the hardware requirements – it's still to be decided," Howard said to the publication. "We push what we think very, very far ahead, so we build something that will handle next-generation hardware. That's what we're building right now, this is where our mind is, but it does not mean that it would not exist on today's systems as well. "
So it's possible that you want to see a version of PS4, Xbox or Switch as well. It's usually a transition period when new consoles come, anyway. But Howard told the game side GameSpot that it's not "out of the question" for the game to skip the current consoles altogether.
Remember, Howard did not say the word "console" and we are not yet clearing what consoles looking for the next generation can look, or if they want to be consoles at all. On E3,with . Meanwhile, Sony has cryptically suggested .
But both Sony and Microsoftas and allegedly . So do not be surprised .
Bethesda did not immediately respond to a request for comment.