Thursday, August 17, 2023

Starfield: The Ultimate Space Adventure Awaits You


Are you ready to explore the final frontier? 

Starfield is the new sci-fi epic from Bethesda, the creators of Fallout and The Elder Scrolls. It’s launching for Xbox and PC on the 6th September 2023, and it’s going to be a blast!

The recent updates on the game from Bethesda with a detailed backstory have got me curious and intrigued. I have not played Fallout or The Elder Scrolls games before and this would be my first attempt at playing a video game in this genre.

I have been hearing terms like 'Space Fallout', 'Space GTA' etc. and direct comparison with No Man's Sky; however, this doesn't take away the excitement to experience the vision of all the artists and developers who have have put their hard work and efforts into this potential 'Marquee' Bethesda Studio game title.

I hope it does not turn out to be a disappoint like Redfall. Since Starfield is an ambitious project, the depth of gameplay and some of the features announced get me tad worried. Fingers Crossed!


Starfield is a single-player role-playing game that lets you create your own character and embark on a thrilling journey across the galaxy. You can choose from different factions, races, and backgrounds, and customize your spaceship, weapons, and skills. You can also interact with various aliens, planets, and star systems and shape the fate of the cosmos with your actions.

Starfield is powered by a new engine that delivers stunning graphics, realistic physics, and immersive sound. It also features a dynamic weather system, a day-night cycle, and a seamless transition between space and planetary surfaces. Starfield offers endless possibilities and challenges, whether you want to fight, explore, trade, or craft. 

Why You Should Play Starfield 

Starfield is a must-play for you if you are a fan of sci-fi games. Here are some of the reasons why:

  • It’s an original IP from Bethesda, which means it has a rich lore, a deep story, and a unique style.
  • It’s a massive open-world game that lets you explore the galaxy at your own pace and in your own way.
  • It’s a highly customizable game that gives you freedom and flexibility to create your own character and play style.
  • It’s a diverse game that features a variety of environments, creatures, cultures, and quests.
  • It’s an immersive game that makes you feel like you are really in space, thanks to its stunning visuals, realistic physics, and atmospheric sound.  

How to Get Starfield

Starfield is launching for Xbox and PC on the 6th of September, 2023. You can pre-order it now from the official website or from your preferred retailer. If you pre-order it, you will get some exclusive bonuses, based on the game edition you choose to purchase.

The default Standard Version of the game gives you:

"Old Mars Skin Pack" in-game bonus skin:

Laser Cutter
Deep Mining Helmet
Deep Mining Pack

I am going to play Starfield Day One on Xbox Game Pass with my Game Pass Ultimate Subscription. Xbox Game Pass is a subscription service that gives you access to hundreds of games for a monthly fee. If you are not a member yet, you can sign up now and get your first 14 days for only $1. You will be able to play Starfield on launch day and enjoy all its updates and DLCs as a Game Pass subscriber.

Custom Wallpapers

I have made some custom Starfield wallpapers with Stable Diffusion XL 1.0 AI, these are 9:16 aspect, mobile wallpapers, you can download it here from my Flickr album link.
Are you looking forward to playing Starfield?, I surely am. 
The USP for me is going to be character creation, space ship customization, exploring multiple planets, hopefully the side-quests in the game are enjoyable enough to sink in that extra time.