Starfield is Now Ranked Lower Than Fallout 76 On Steam
Bethesda Softworks’ action role-playing game, Starfield, is now ranked lower than its previous game, Fallout 76, on Steam.
According to the stats available on SteamDB, Starfield has a rating of 71.67% based on a total of 84,103 user reviews, while Fallout 76 has a rating of 71.75% based on a total of 89,542 user reviews, putting the former at a lower ranking than the latter on Steam.
In comparison to other games from Bethesda Softworks, there is only one game that is ranked below Starfield, and that is Fallout 4 VR. As such, Starfield’s reception is unexpectedly low compared to other titles from the studio. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has a rating of 93.88% based on a total of 314,019 user reviews, which is significantly higher than that of Starfield.
Previously, speaking during an interview with Famitsu, Starfield Director Todd Howard mentioned that the game will receive mod support by next year. He added that him and his development team are huge fans of the feature, so they’ll be implementing it in a “big way”.
Starfield is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. It was unveiled at Bethesda’s E3 presentation in 2018 and is set in a space-themed environment. It marks Bethesda’s first new intellectual property in 25 years. The game became available for Windows and Xbox Series X/S on September 6, 2023.
Players can seamlessly switch between a first-person and third-person perspective. The game presents an open-world setting situated within the Milky Way galaxy, featuring a blend of fictional and real planetary systems. Players have the capability to land on over 1,000 planets, numerous moons, and space stations. The majority of the in-game landscapes are procedurally generated, with subsequent manual modifications and the addition of handcrafted content. The game generates terrain, alien flora and fauna, and points of interest on planets based on their star system and atmospheric conditions as the player approaches them.