Bethesda Game Studios’ Todd Howard has revealed he’d rather leave Elder Scrolls: Morrowind untouched when asked about a potential remaster.
‘I’m happy that you can play Morrowind now on an Xbox One, as it’s backwards compatible. I’m really happy that Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, and others are making it easier for people to play [older games] as they were played at the time. I actually prefer that over remasters,’ said Howard.
‘For Skyrim remastered, we had done some work on it but it was already pretty visually close. But for something like Morrowind, my personal preference is not to remaster it.’
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Having first released in 2002 for PC and the original Xbox, Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind has gone down in history as one of the medium’s finest RPGs.
Knowing this, it’s no surprise that fans are eager to see a remaster come to fruition. But, judging by Bethesda itself, user-created mods will have to suffice for now.
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