The Elder Scrolls VI is an upcoming game in The Elder Scrolls franchise. It was announced at E3 2018 as being the next major project to be released by Bethesda Game Studios, after Starfield.[1]


At E3 2016, Todd Howard stated in an interview with Geoff Keighley, "Yes, of course we are [making Elder Scrolls 6]. It's something we love. But it is—I have to be careful what I say—it's a very long way off. … it's something that's going to take a lot of time, what we have in mind for that game."[2]

Howard also commented during the same E3 2016 interview, "We actually have two other large projects we're also doing that are bigger than anything we've done. People will probably hear about those even before Elder Scrolls VI."[2]

On 9 August 2016, Pete Hines stated that The Elder Scrolls VI "isn't in development," clarifying on 18 October 2016 that "nobody is working on it."[3]

At E3 2017, Pete Hines stated in an interview that The Elder Scrolls VI was "down the road." He continued, "To reiterate, they have at least two major titles that they are working on before we're gonna get to Elder Scrolls VI. … We're pretty clear, TES VI is not in dev."[4]

At E3 2018, Todd Howard noted in an interview that The Elder Scrolls VI is in "pre-production" and is not currently playable. He also said that the technology needed for the game is "getting closer."[5]