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QuakeCon 2021 dates revealed as event goes all digital once more

QuakeCon 2021 dates revealed as event goes all digital once more

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed a lot of in-person events over the past year and a half, and even though the vaccine roll out might signify a light at the end of the tunnel for many, there are a number of events that will continue take place entirely online throughout the rest of the year. Today, we learned that QuakeCon 2021 is one of those events, as Bethesda has revealed that it will once again be an all-digital affair later this summer.

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PS5 timed exclusive Deathloop delayed again

PS5 timed exclusive Deathloop delayed again

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed development schedules for a lot of upcoming games, and Arkane's Deathloop is no exception to that. The game has gone through a few shifting release dates over the past year or so, and unfortunately, it's being delayed again today. When we last heard from Arkane on the topic of Deathloop's release, the studio was targeting a release date of May 21st, 2021, but now that has been moved back to September.

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The Elder Scrolls Online Xbox Series X and PS5 next-gen upgrade dated and detailed

The Elder Scrolls Online Xbox Series X and PS5 next-gen upgrade dated and detailed

Like many other live service and ongoing games, it seems The Elder Scrolls Online is getting a next-gen upgrade all its own. Bethesda is calling this next-gen version of the game The Elder Scrolls Online: Console Advanced, seemingly in an attempt to express just how dramatic the upgrade will be. If you've had issues running ESO on a console in the past, then you might want to give Console Advanced a shot when it lands in June.

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Fallout 76 2021 roadmap detailed with new seasons, items, and events

Fallout 76 2021 roadmap detailed with new seasons, items, and events

Now that Bethesda is owned by Microsoft, we can probably expect a shake-up in some aspects of the company, but it seems that Fallout 76 development is carrying on as it always has. Today Bethesda revealed a broad Fallout 76 content roadmap for 2021, and while we're expecting more detailed explanations of these updates we get closer to them, the roadmap Bethesda shared seems to hit all of the high points we can expect throughout the year from a perspective of content.

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These five Bethesda games get FPS Boost on Xbox Series X|S today

These five Bethesda games get FPS Boost on Xbox Series X|S today

Last week was a big one for Microsoft and Bethesda, as the two companies more or less finalized their merger agreement. In the wake of the European Commission approving Microsoft's acquisition of Bethesda parent company ZeniMax Media, major players from both companies sat down for a long roundtable discussion in which they talked about the future of Bethesda and its subsidiaries at Xbox Game Studios.

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Xbox Game Pass is getting a boatload of Bethesda games tomorrow

Xbox Game Pass is getting a boatload of Bethesda games tomorrow

Even though Xbox GM of games marketing Aaron Greenberg told us that today's roundtable event between Microsoft and Bethesda wouldn't include much in the way of news, there was one morsel for us to sink our teeth into. As it turns out, Xbox Game Pass is about to get a flood of Bethesda games. These games are being added tomorrow, so if you were wondering what you'd be playing this weekend, Xbox Game Pass could be a good place to look.

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Xbox announces Bethesda roundtable: What it is and why you should watch

Xbox announces Bethesda roundtable: What it is and why you should watch

Earlier this month, Microsoft more or less closed out its acquisition of ZeniMax Media after the merger gained approval from the European Commission. With that, Microsoft now owns ZeniMax and all of the studios that come along with it - most importantly Bethesda, the company behind The Elder Scrolls and Fallout game franchises. We already have a good idea of what will come of this merger - more Xbox Game Pass games for one thing - but Bethesda and Microsoft are going to have a sit down to perhaps talk about what comes next.

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Microsoft drops ominous hints about Bethesda games being Xbox and PC exclusives

Microsoft drops ominous hints about Bethesda games being Xbox and PC exclusives

Yesterday, Microsoft got some good news, as the European Commission signed off on its proposed merger with ZeniMax Media. With that approval, Microsoft's buyout of ZeniMax is all but finalized, so we'll soon be living in a world where the developers behind games such as The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, DOOM, and Wolfenstein are part of Xbox Game Studios.

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Microsoft Bethesda buyout given thumbs up from EU

Microsoft Bethesda buyout given thumbs up from EU

Last year, Microsoft announced that it had agreed to a deal to purchase ZeniMax Media for a whopping $7.5 billion. This is a huge purchase in pretty much every sense, because that substantial sum Microsoft is paying for ZeniMax will net it a number of new first-party game studios including Bethesda and id Software (among others). Today Microsoft's acquisition of ZeniMax was cleared by the European Commission, which means that it's one step closer to being finalized.

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Doom 3 VR release official for PSVR, unofficial for Oculus Quest

Doom 3 VR release official for PSVR, unofficial for Oculus Quest

Bethesda Softworks revealed this week that the game Doom 3: VR Edition will be available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 this month. This version of the game is completely official, optimized for this gameplay environment with motion controls, 180-degree quick-turn functionality, and "new textures, shaders, and sound effects." It's a whole new look at a very classic game that's seen its fair share of editions, expansions, and unofficial iterations, to be sure.

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Fallout 76 update solves players’ storage woes

Fallout 76 update solves players’ storage woes

If you're a Fallout 76 player constantly bumping up against storage restrictions, then the latest update to the game is definitely for you. Today Bethesda unleashed a new Fallout 76 update aptly titled "The Inventory Update," which not only makes a bunch of changes to the way various inventories work, but also kicks off 2021 in terms of new content and incoming updates for Fallout 76.

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This Elder Scrolls Ritual of Mara ring is a wedding band only a gamer could love

This Elder Scrolls Ritual of Mara ring is a wedding band only a gamer could love

Someone has probably uttered the words "the couple that games together stays together" at some point in the past, and now Bethesda is giving you a chance to put truth to those words. New in the Bethesda merchandise shop today is a listing for a Ritual of Mara wedding band, which - judging by its price - is aimed at only the biggest Elder Scrolls fans and their lovers.

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