Bethesda Game Studios, the creative minds behind iconic franchises like The Elder Scrolls and Fallout, has embarked on quite a journey with their latest release, Starfield. Since its launch, the gaming community’s response has been positive to say the least, leaving the developers at Bethesda humbled and excited for what’s to come.
In a recent blog post, Bethesda expressed their gratitude to all the interstellar pioneers who’ve taken to exploring the universe of Starfield. The enthusiastic reception and player support have exceeded their wildest expectations. Bethesda acknowledges the valuable feedback pouring in from players, both positive and constructive, and they’ve pledged their commitment to continually enhance and expand the Starfield experience.
The Starfield team has assured players that their adventure is just beginning, emphasizing their dedication to long-term support. Bethesda plans to take player feedback into account for future updates, promising an ongoing journey filled with enhancements and new features.
As with any major game release, Bethesda’s initial priority is to tackle any top-priority bugs and ensure the game’s stability. They are actively addressing top blocker bugs to ensure a smoother experience for all gamers. Following this crucial phase, Bethesda has unveiled a roadmap of updates designed to address some of the most requested community features.
Here’s what’s on the horizon for Starfield players:
NVIDIA DLSS Support (PC): PC gamers can look forward to NVIDIA DLSS support, bringing improved performance and visuals.
FOV Slider: Customize your field of view, providing a more tailored experience.
Brightness and Contrast Controls: Fine-tune your visuals to match your preferences by adding brightness and contrast controls.
HDR Calibration Menu: Immerse yourself in the beauty of the cosmos with an HDR calibration menu, enhancing your gaming experience on supported displays.
32:9 Ultrawide Monitor Support (PC): Maximize your view of the stars with 32:9 ultrawide monitor support, tailored specifically for PC players.
Eat Button for Food: Although the addition of an eat button may appear minor, it holds significant importance for players who will spend hundreds of hours and is welcome as an overall quality of life update.
Collaboration with NVIDIA/AMD/Intel
Bethesda is working closely with NVIDIA, AMD, and Intel to ensure optimal driver support for Starfield. Each update will include enhancements for both stability and performance, ensuring that the journey through the cosmos remains smooth and enjoyable for all.
Modding and Creations: A Core Bethesda Experience
For those eagerly awaiting modding opportunities in Starfield, Bethesda has exciting news. Building upon their successful mod support in titles like Skyrim and Fallout 4, Bethesda is actively developing built-in mod support (known as “Creations”) for Starfield. This feature will be available across all platforms, promising a vibrant modding community that can enhance and expand the game’s universe. Expect this full support to launch early next year.
As of now, Bethesda has also released update version 1.7.29, addressing various performance and stability issues, ensuring a smoother experience for Xbox Series X|S players, and fixing quest-related problems.