Following the Lucasfilm Games announcement from yesterday, now it’s announced an Indiana Jones video game is in the works.
“The new Indiana Jones video game will feature an original story and is getting developed by Bethesda. A new Indiana Jones game with an original story is in development from our studio, @MachineGames, and will be executive produced by Todd Howard, in collaboration with @LucasfilmGames. It’ll be some time before we have more to reveal, but we’re very excited to share today’s news!” tweeted Bethesda along with the following teaser:
A new Indiana Jones game with an original story is in development from our studio, @MachineGames, and will be executive produced by Todd Howard, in collaboration with @LucasfilmGames. It’ll be some time before we have more to reveal, but we’re very excited to share today’s news!
— Bethesda (@bethesda) January 12, 2021
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Bethesda is the developer behind popular games such as Fallout, Doom, Elder Scrolls, Wolfenstein, and more.
Machine Games out of Sweden developed Wolfenstein: Youngblood.
StarWars.com also adds: “Indiana Jones. We always knew, someday, you’d come walking back through our door. In major news for fans of the cinematic icon, Lucasfilm Games announced today that a new Indiana Jones game will be swinging our way, being developed by the award-winning studio, MachineGames, and executive produced by game industry icon Todd Howard of Bethesda Games Studios. The game will tell a wholly original, standalone tale set at the height of the career of the famed adventurer. While few details surrounding the Indy game have been revealed, Bethesda Softworks released a cryptic teaser that may hold some clues. Take a look for yourself above and follow @LucasfilmGames and @Bethesda for more information on this title in the future. Welcome back, Indy. It’s been too long.”
Regarding the new Lucasfilm Games brand, it’s described as “the official identity for all gaming titles from Lucasfilm, a name that encompasses the company’s rich catalog of video games and its eye toward the future.”
Also at last month’s Disney Investor Day presentation, Disney confirmed Indiana Jones 5 with Harrison Ford.
“Lucasfilm is in pre-production on the next installment of Indiana Jones,” said the announcement. “At the helm is James Mang0ld, director of Ford v Ferrari, and Indy himself, Harrison Ford, will be back to continue his iconic character’s journey. Adventure arrives July 2022.”