During the recent [Xbox Developer Direct], Bethesda and Arkane Studios revealed that Redfall will be released on May 2. Though it was quite predictable that this would happen, the companies’ confirmation of the release date was an enjoyable surprise for fans. Additionally, the event covered details about combat, gameplay, customization, and more.
The Xbox Developer Direct provided a thorough look at Redfall and the upcoming expansion for Elder Scrolls Online, additionally detailing Forza Motorsport, and showcasing PvP gameplay for Minecraft Legends. It certainly lived up to expectations and its reception from fans will determine if it is something the companies involved will pursue further. Nevertheless, there is now more to be excited about concerning Redfall.
Redfall is set to premier on May 2, and it will be exclusively available on the Xbox platform, including PC and Xbox Series X/S. Furthermore, Redfall will be available from day one on the Xbox Game Pass, allowing fans to access the game at the cost of their subscription. Harvey Smith of the development studio stated that the Xbox Game Pass launch was a shocking and scary prospect, considering the large number of potential players and the fact that the game was created during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite these challenges, the game is looking promising for launch.
Arkane highlighted the visuals of the island, including its ruined coasts and adverse areas, as well as survivor bases like the fire station. Players will come across dangerous adversaries such as the Shrouds, who employ the power of darkness, and have the opportunity to call upon Rooks in multiple destinations over Redfall Island. Players may use custom stakes, skill trees, weapons, and more to enhance their playthrough of Redfall.
The news of Redfall’s release date is significant for the Xbox community as a whole, because it is one of the two largest projects available this year, with Bethesda’s Sci-Fi RPG Starfield expected to come out after. It had been implied that Redfall would come out first and Starfield afterwards, and this announcement confirms that. Even so, the promise seen in Redfall’s recent footage should not be diminished.
Redfall will be available for PC and Xbox Series X/S on 2 May 2023.