There may be more than one reason why isn’t part of the showcase next week, as it’s claimed it won’t be out this spring.
While it was originally intended to be the big Xbox exclusive last Christmas, Starfield was eventually and has never had another proper release date since.
Officially, the game is down merely for some time in the first half of this year, but a new rumour suggests that not only will it miss spring but it may not arrive until the second half of the year – although it should still be sometime in the summer.
Technically, summer ends in August, so that seems to be the latest release date on the cards, but that’s a lot later than many fans were hoping for.
Hopefully we’ll get an official release date at the planned Starfield showcase, but currently there’s no date for that either as it’s merely schedule for sometime after the on Wednesday, January 25.
According to YouTuber MrMattyPlays, ‘Starfield is getting a possible bump out of the first half because it’s currently undated.’
He later clarified that the game is still coming this summer but ‘possibly out of the first half.’
is not one of the more prolific leakers around, but he has been proven right in the past, most notably with , so he obviously has some insider contacts.
Bethesda’s vampire adventure , which will be featured in the showcase next week, was delayed at the same time as Starfield and suggest that’s going to be out later rather than sooner too.
The suggestion is that, like Starfield, it’s also suffered a small delay, of around six weeks, and is now not expected to be released until May.
Although the Redfall rumour is older it may, indirectly, support the Starfield one, as Redfall is supposed to be out first and if it has been delayed then that suggests Starfield also won’t be out any earlier than May.
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