On Twitter, Bethesda Softworks announced that one of their game development studios, MachineGames, will work with Lucasfilm Games to develop a new Indiana Jones game. MachineGames is behind the popular Wolfenstein game series on Xbox One, starting with Wolfenstein: The New Order in 2014. In a blog post, Lucasfilm Games confirmed that the game studio would collaborate on the upcoming Indiana Jones project, and will “tell a wholly original, standalone tale set at the height of the career of the famed adventurer.” Check out the video teaser for the upcoming Indiana Jones game below.
We’re developing a new Indiana Jones video game! As huge fans of the franchise, it’s a tremendous honor for us to create a brand-new Indiana Jones game with a completely original story. We’re very excited and can’t wait to share more in the future! https://t.co/2oN6TZ5GJO
— machinegames (@machinegames) January 12, 2021
Bethesda will soon be under the umbrella of Xbox Game Studios and is the game publisher behind such blockbuster game series as Fallout, DOOM, Dishonored, Skyrim, Wolfenstein, The Elder Scrolls, and more. As you might recall, Microsoft announced it was acquiring Bethesda Softworks as part of the ZeniMax Media $7.5 billion deal in September 2020. It is likely that game will take full advantage of the power of Microsoft’s next-generation consoles that Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. Stay tuned and we will update you with further news about the upcoming Indiana Jones game when it is announced.