Bethesda Softworks News


The Elder Scrolls Online gets extended Free Play Weekend on PS4, PC, and Mac

By Daniel Perez, Nov 15, 2016 7:45am PST

Bethesda Softworks is giving players an extended Free Play Weekend for The Elder Scrolls Online on PC, Mac, and PlayStation 4.


"Shitty timing Bethesda! Right after releasing Sykrim SE, I'm sticking with this for another 200 ..."

- StriderNL see all 3 comments

Skyrim Special Edition 1.2 patch out, fixing issues from 1.1 update

By John Keefer, Nov 14, 2016 10:20am PST

At least we think it fixes them ...


"Can't wait for the 1.3 patch that fixes the issues from 1.2. Go Bethesda! "

- theWhite see all 2 comments

Dishonored 2 Review in Progress: Kill them. Kill them all

By John Keefer, Nov 11, 2016 8:30am PST

It's been an honor to play so far.


"Not sure of you can address this in your full review without spoiling stuff, but im curious if ..."

- EricZBA see all 2 comments

Dishonored 2 suffering from poor performance on PC

By Daniel Perez, Nov 10, 2016 11:15am PST

The PC version of Dishonored 2 appears to suffer from poor optimization as many users are giving it negative reviews on Steam.


"This is why I never pre-order... Wait till the patches come... then I buy =) Saves me the ..."

- Nitrotoxin see all 2 comments

Dishonored 2 launch trailer asks how much blood you are willing to spill

By John Keefer, Nov 09, 2016 7:27am PST

Will Emily lose her humanity and compassion to regain what is hers?


Skyrim Special Edition crashing due to latest patch on PC, Xbox One, and PS4

By Daniel Perez, Nov 09, 2016 7:21am PST

Skyrim Special Edition owners across all platforms should tread carefully when playing with its latest patch.


Dishonored 2 has a 9GB Day One patch on PS4 and Xbox One

By Daniel Perez, Nov 09, 2016 6:12am PST

Don't expect to start playing Dishonored 2 as soon as it comes out as you'll first need to download quite a heavy Day One patch.


"That's a pretty strange thing to say, considering poor reviews have not been a problem for ..."

- Arcanum see all 30 comments

Skyrim Special Edition patch 1.1 out now

By John Keefer, Nov 08, 2016 9:03am PST

This patch may have introduced some new bugs, however.


"Just started this the other day and it's freaking gorgeous and smooth at 4k. No problems or ..."

- Yo5hiki see all 2 comments

Dishonored 2 video pops up with a look at the new city of Karnaca

By John Keefer, Nov 02, 2016 9:00am PDT

Very little in-game footage, but it's narrated by the Outsider.


DOOM multiplayer DLC Hell Followed spawns for PC, Xbox One and PS4

By John Keefer, Oct 27, 2016 7:45am PDT

Double XP weekend coming tomorrow.


"I'm hoping they are working on a standalone expansion for Doom similar to Wolfenstein: The Old ..."

- ManiacalMoose see all 17 comments

Letter from the Editor: Bethesda and the Changing Face of Game Reviews

By Steve Watts, Oct 25, 2016 2:25pm PDT

More and more companies are withholding review code until on or near release day.


"It was "fun" to read. It wasn't doom and gloom, it wasn't bile and vitriol, it was simply, ..."

- Wadmaasi see all 26 comments

Dishonored 2 trailer delves into Emily's powers and motivations

By John Keefer, Oct 25, 2016 9:05am PDT

her powers befit an Empress, and one that is pissed off that her throne has been surreptitiously taken away.


"Not watching! I've seen enough. I even cut a hands-on demo at EGX short so I could experience ..."

- node see all 5 comments

Is Skyrim just bait for Switch? Bethesda refuses to confirm the game

By John Keefer, Oct 21, 2016 8:12am PDT

But it was in the Nintendo reveal video!


""Please buy these new editions on PS4 and XBONE this Xmas! Then buy Switch edition next year... ..."

- ghost in my shell see all 20 comments

Wolfenstein: The New Order sequel teased again, this time by B.J. voice actor

By John Keefer, Oct 19, 2016 8:37am PDT

We know one is coming, but when will be get actual details?


"My favorite part of that was when the occult leader peaced out."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 15 comments

Prey trailer reveals the history leading to an alien containment breach in space

By John Keefer, Oct 18, 2016 9:22am PDT

No gameplay, but a decent animated look at some of the back story leading up to the game.