Bethesda Director Reveals Surprising Reason for Delay in Fallout 5 Release
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Bethesda Director Reveals Surprising Reason for Delay in Fallout 5 Release

Nathan Lees
Nathan Lees

As a passionate gamer eagerly awaiting the next installment in the beloved Fallout series, you might be wondering why Fallout 5 is still so far away. Emil Pagliarulo, the studio design director at Bethesda Game Studios and a long-time developer of the Fallout series, recently shed some light on the subject on social media.

Pagliarulo explained that the reason behind the delay of Fallout 5 is primarily due to time constraints. The team at Bethesda Game Studios has been occupied with developing and updating technology, as well as working on other projects like Fallout 76 and Starfield. This emphasis on perfecting the necessary tools and resources is crucial for creating exceptional gaming experiences.

Pagliarulo emphasized the importance of allowing talented individuals the time needed to craft exceptional content. He stated that the development team cannot rush the process, as quality work requires time and dedication.


Before embarking on the journey to create Fallout 5, Bethesda Game Studios must complete their current projects. This includes wrapping up Starfield and fulfilling expectations for upcoming releases like Shattered Space. Additionally, the team has to devote attention to Elder Scrolls 6, another highly anticipated title.

While the prospect of Fallout 5 is exciting for fans, it's essential to understand that quality games take time to develop. Bethesda Game Studios is committed to delivering excellence, even if it means extended waiting periods for eager players.


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