Bethesda VP says “No” to Skyrim 2

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Simmer Down, Skyrim Fans

In a recent interview published in the Telegraph, Bethesda Vice President of Marketing Pete Hines has expressly denied any plans for the developers to ship out Skyrim 2 as the next installment of their famed The Elder Scrolls series. Hines has expressed his concerns about such rapid publishing, because he feels this runs the risk of rushing of game titles, and hampers the overall quality and polish of the game.

To quote him:

“It’s rare to have franchises like the ones we have and to have people joking about them like, “when is Skyrim 2 coming out?” The reason they say that is because, generally speaking, that’s what you’d be getting with another publisher in charge. They’d be spitting out a Skyrim 2 the year after or two years later. That’s just not how we view it. We’re not the sort of publisher that focuses on “what are our 25 titles for 2015”.

We do smaller stuff, we don’t publish to scale, and we try to publish to quality. Make sure everything we do is noteworthy. Our approach to that hasn’t differed. Here and there we might change our approach to how it’s presented but we’ve still stuck to who we are.”

Skyrim was the fifth entry to The Elder Scrolls series, which came out in 2011. Developers Bethesda Game Studios are currently working on Fallout 4, which is slated to come out on November 10 later this year.

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