Fallout 4 Game Director Todd Howard said at DICE today that Bethesda Softworks is â€œbusier than we have ever been,â€ with work ongoing on the recently announced Fallout 4 DLC and Survival mode overhaul. But more interestingly, he revealed that it has three new projects in the works that aren’t like anything the studio has done previously.
â€œWe actually have three kind of longer term projects weâ€™re doing that are all—weâ€™ll talk about them at a future date—but theyâ€™re different than anything weâ€™ve done before, while also being a Bethesda-style game,â€ he said, as reported by VG247. â€œBig and crazy, but in many ways different than things weâ€™ve done before. Itâ€™s an exciting time.â€
Bethesda hasn’t had a lot of recent success with games that weren’t either Fallout or Elder Scrolls, but I’m still really curious about what they’re working on, if only because it’s done so many different things over the years. Dare we dream of a new, open-world Wayne Gretzky Hockey? Given the studio’s tight-lipped approach to Fallout 4, I wouldn’t expect to hear more about these projects anytime soon. But you can bet we’ll be paying attention.