Bethesda has tweeted concerning the Elder Scrolls. Sure, pals, we’re beginning 2020 with a bang: one of many world’s most notable videogame studios has acknowledged one in every of its hottest videogame collection. However with the Elder Scrolls 6 release date nonetheless years away, hype-starved followers have so much to learn into this message – and there may be cause for that.
The tweet, posted on December 31, reads “Transcribe the previous and map the longer term. Right here’s to a Completely satisfied New 12 months!” You would select to learn that as a slightly-cryptic New 12 months’s message, nevertheless it comes alongside a picture of a map with simply sufficient bizarre imagery to trace that ‘map the longer term’ is an invite to search for clues about TES6.
The map exhibits Skyrim, and there are three vivid lights sitting on it. One is on a field above the map, one is in Skyrim itself, and the third is under the map, in an space marked just by the phrase ‘Hammerfell’. Common hypothesis among the many group (as famous by Game Informer) is that the Skyrim mild represents the ‘previous’, the Hammerfell mild represents the ‘future’, and the third mild… effectively, no one appears to have a stable thought of what the third mild represents.
Both approach, the lights trace that the way forward for The Elder Scrolls is in Hammerfell, and certainly, fashionable hypothesis has instructed that this would be the setting of TES6. The unique teaser trailer from E3 2018 confirmed a rocky panorama that appears very very similar to how Hammerfell has historically been depicted in Elder Scrolls lore.
Transcribe the previous and map the longer term. ?
Here is to a Completely satisfied New 12 months!? pic.twitter.com/bL44CzLDIE
— The Elder Scrolls (@ElderScrolls) December 31, 2020
In fact, the final time a storied developer of beloved RPG games randomly tweeted about one in every of its apparently-dormant collection, it was BioWare with Mass Effect – and now we’ve acquired a remastered trilogy on the way in which and a teaser trailer for Mass Effect 5. Who’s to say what would possibly observe for Bethesda and The Elder Scrolls, then?