Pete Hines, Vice President of Public Relations and Marketing at Bethesda, confirmed that two of the developer's upcoming projects will be huge undertakings comparable in scope to Fallout and Skyrim, and that "you’re not getting an Elder Scrolls 6 for many years.”
The news builds on a statement yesterday by Bethesda studio head Todd Howard that two other large projects are in the works. Today, Hines elaborated and commented on the scale of Bethesda's planned undertakings, stating that "he (Todd Howard) said for sure that he’s got two other projects. I’m just making sure folks understand, like, that doesn’t mean he’s going to spit out a DLC and another DLC and we’re head faking. Like, I need folks to understand that we’re talking about big games like a Skyrim and a Fallout 4 and a Fallout 3 and those don’t just happen."
Hines also stated that "the studio has two major projects, two major games that they are planning on doing before they get to an Elder Scrolls 6." During February's DICE Summit, Howard said Bethesda was planning on three longer-term projects. It now appears likely that the Elder Scrolls 6 is the third of these projects, with two significant unannounced titles scheduled beforehand.