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Into The Starfield - EP2: Made For Wanderers

How is the team at Bethesda Game Studios approaching their latest rich, immersive and compelling RPG experience? How are they bringing their core DNA to the next generation of consoles with Starfield? Get fresh insights from Game Director Todd Howard, Design Director Emil Pagliarulo, Lead Quest Designer Will Shen and Lead Artist Istvan Pely in ‘Into the Starfield: Made for Wanderers.'

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gamer9823d ago

Big fallout and elder scrolls fan, really looking forward to this one, E3 can't come soon enough

Kerppamaister822d ago

Hate to break this to you, but E3 is no more. It's gone.

alb1899822d ago

I'm so excited for this game.

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Starfield Crossed 14M, to Get Annual Story DLC; Shattered Space Set on a Planet, Is Far Harbor-Sized

Starfield has crossed the 14 million player milestone and will get annual story expansions. Shattered Space takes place on a single planet.

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AsimLionheart8h ago

https://i.kym-cdn.com/entri...

Looks like you are looking to start a players vs sales debate.

purple1016h ago

Il join

Here in the uk starfield is available for £12 in the bargain bins.

This doesn’t happen with Sony or Nintendo ‘s big first party games

Oh wait it isn’t first party, they were always going to have starfield anyway, they just brought the publisher and decided not to release on PlayStation

MrNinosan8h ago

14 million installs out of how many GamePass subscribers?
Starfield was supposed to be THE game of the generation, and providing it for free to over 25 million users should imo have a higher install base.

I like Starfield, even bought the game, but it's sadly nowhere near a game of the generation, not even one of the best games last year.

Hope it will make the same turn around as Cyberpunk, FFXIV and No Man Sky 👍

Armaggedon8h ago(Edited 7h ago)

The way people keep turning their attention to it says otherwise. People rely too much on statistics. It doesnt matter if people stopped playing it. People stop playing games

Stanlittle2h ago

Purple101 come on man stop lying I'm here and you are talking about trade in credit.

https://uk.webuy.com/produc...

fr0sty17m ago

Trade in credit is still on sale. That means they're not moving copies as fast as they'd hoped to, so they're starting to employ different schemes to move it faster.

Terry_B7h ago

Guess the game might be good in 2 years.

-Foxtrot3h ago

May aswell wait for the final completed game then

Terry_B2h ago(Edited 2h ago)

Thats the plan, worked well with Cyberpunk too

Reaper22_7h ago(Edited 7h ago)

Huge numbers. Congratulations to Microsoft and Bethesda.

ChasterMies6h ago

A $3 trillion company couldn’t do this without your support.

BeHunted6h ago

Sony will wish they had reached 14 million players with Concord

badz1496h ago

@BeHunted

why use Concord? is it coming from a huge developer in the ballpark of Bethesda?

here:

https://www.psu.com/news/ma...

Spider-man 2 over 11mil units SOLD and Helldivers 2 over 12mil units SOLD. Bethesda wish they can use the word SOLD with Starfield LOL

MrNinosan5h ago

@BeHunted
Why use Concord as an example, that doesn't come with a Subscription service that is handed out for free when buying a burger?

Use Astros Playroom for a better measurement, 58+ million installs 😘

Reaper22_1h ago

Doesn't matter. It's a good accomplishment. The game is a success.

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Cockney6h ago

That's a possible revenue of nearly a £billion if sales were your main target

fr0sty15m ago

but instead, it wasn't, and GP subscriptions haven't risen by $3 billion, in fact, they're stagnant, so they've lost money.

ChasterMies6h ago

These numbers are difficult to parse without context. How do we compare nunbers played on Game Pass with actual sales of games like Skyrim and Cyberpunk 2077? A good start would be achievement data. If we know how many players kept playing past the first few missions, we would have a good idea of how many players considered the game a value addition for Game Pass.

MrNinosan3h ago

Still difficult to calculate.
I mean, every single MS game are supposed to be on GamePass Ultimate.
If you combine all those possible sales and on top of that, remove all costs for third party games on the services.

Would the total revenue/profit be bigger or smaller than the total revenue from GamePass alone?

I'm most certain this is eating profit madly

ChasterMies1h ago

$204/year for Game Pass Ultimate is a lot of potential profit for Microsoft. It’s $2B/year for every 10M subscribers. That pays for a lot of game development. The problem is that Microsoft also has to pay all those 3rd parties for their games. I think the future of Game Pass is fewer 3rd party games.

BeHunted11m ago(Edited 8m ago)

@ChasterMies

Amazon India: Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is about $100 for 24 Months, or $19 for 12 months (2x 6 Months Game Pass Core subscription). VPN does the trick when redeeming on Microsoft's website.