E3 2016 Highlights: Bethesda Press Conference

By Mike Sousa on June 13, 2016, 12:31PM EDT

Following Electronic Arts' conference, it was time for the Bethesda press conference to start. During the event, lots of long awaited games were shown and details details about upcoming games were revealed, so make sure to check everything below.

Bethesda started its conference with the announcement of Quake Champions for PC. The game is a fast, skill-based arena shooter with a roster of unique characters, each with their own distinctive abilities. This was followed by a new trailer and details of Elder Scrolls Legends. Previously announced for PC and iOS devices, Bethesda revealed that the game will also be released on Mac and Android devices.

The next games to take the stage were Fallout Shelter and Fallout 4. Fallout Shelter will be receiving a new update next month that will bring changes to the combat system and introduce a few additions, including new enemies and locations. Bethesda also announced that a PC version of the game is currently in development and is set to release next month.

Bethesda then announced that there is still a lot of content coming to Fallout 4. In the next three months, players can expect three new add-ons: Contraptions, Vault-Tec Workshop and Nuka World. Contraptions will give players the tools to build all kinds of elaborate contraptions, while Vault-Tec Workshop allows players to build their own vaults, and Nuka World is a new major story-based DLC. A VR version of Fallout 4 is coming via the HTC Vive in 2017.

After many leaks and rumors, Bethesda officially announced that a remastered version of Skyrim is indeed coming in October to PS4, Xbox One and PC. One the most surprising announcements of the conference was Prey. However, instead of sequel, this new title is actually a re-imagined version of the original game.

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This was followed by Doom and the upcoming content for the multiplayer component. The first major DLC pack is called "Unto The Evil" and will introduce new multiplayer maps, a new playable demon called the Harvester as well as a new gun and armor. Along with this premium pack, new games modes are also coming to the game soon. The game's SnapMap tool is also getting a few additions.

If you have yet to get your hands on the game, a playable demo of Doom is currently available for a limited time on PS4, Xbox One and PC. In addition, just like for Fallout 4, Doom is also getting a VR version with support for the HTC Vive.

Matt Firor, game director of The Elder Scrolls Online, took the stage to announce the upcoming One Tamriel update, due this fall. The update will remove restrictions based on player level, giving everyone access any part of the game. You can check all the details of the update here.

The last game of the conference was the inevitable Dishonored 2. Along with the game's first gameplay trailer, Bethesda also revealed new details about the game and its story, as well as the game's Collector's Edition.

If you want to see the whole conference, you can check the video below. What is your opinion on Bethesda's conference? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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