When Bethesda announced and launched Fallout Shelter a couple of years ago, it was a surprise as Bethesda had never really bothered to dabble in mobile games. However the game proved to be a huge hit and made quite a bit of money for the company, so it’s not really surprising that Bethesda is trying their hand at it again.

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This time it comes in the form of The Elder Scrolls: Blades, which as the name has probably given it away, will be a game based on The Elder Scrolls franchise. Blades would not be the first Elder Scrolls game to be launched on mobile, that honor goes to The Elder Scrolls: Legends. However unlike Legends which is a card game, Blades will actually be a full RPG.

According to Bethesda, “Blades contains the many hallmarks Elder Scrolls fans enjoy from the franchise – beautifully rendered, console-quality environments, powerful magic, tons of gear to collect, upgradeable skills and of course, real-time fantasy battles! Fights are settled using the touchscreen to slash your sword, deflect oncoming attacks, cast a mighty bolt of lightning and more.”

The game will also be free-to-play, much like Fallout Shelter, although gamers can probably expect some microtransactions, but whether or not it will end up being a pay-to-win game remains to be seen. Gamers who are interested can sign up for a chance at early access on its website.

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