‘Redfall’ will make an appearance at QuakeCon 2022

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This year’s QuakeCon event will feature more information about the upcoming vampire shooter Redfall

The event runs from 6PM BST August 18 to 9:30PM BST August 20, with the Redfall block starting at 6:15PM BST on the 18 and lasting for 30 minutes. The description reads: “The team at Arkane Austin takes you inside their upcoming squad-based vampire shooter with new insights, gameplay details and more!”

QuakeCon is an annual event started in 1996, and “offers a wide range of activities, including presentations, tournaments, panels, exhibits, and sneak peeks of Bethesda’s upcoming titles and announcements.” The event is being held entirely digitally this year.

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Redfall. Credit: Arkane Studios

QuakeCon can be watched live at Bethesda’s Twitch channel, and will also feature The Elder Scrolls Online, Fallout 76, Fallout 4, Skyrim, Deathloop, Ghostwire: Tokyo and Quake. However, there’s no indication that Starfield will be making an appearance.

Redfall is slated to release next year for Xbox Series X|S and PC, and so far we’ve only had a couple of trailers for the game, including a CG announcement trailer introducing us to the setting and the vibe of the game, and a trailer showing off a sizeable chunk of in-game footage. Despite this, some key details have been revealed by the developers.

Despite being a co-op-centric title, Arkane Austin has insisted that it will still retain the single-player appeal of its other titles. Creative director Harvey Smith explained in a post on the Bethesda website that, “A huge emphasis for Redfall has been the solo experience, in keeping with Arkane’s passions.”

He continued: “Redfall is an open world game, but it can be soloed with any of the heroes. The pace becomes more exploratory; you can use recon and stealth to gather info on encounters and avoid enemies or get the drop on them.”

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