Bethesda Softworks provided a short response in regards to the latest round of rumors and speculations surrounding its upcoming unannounced video game, which many believed to be “Fallout 4.” According to a report from Inc Gamers on Dec. 7, a representative from the company posted a public service announcement through the official Beth Blog Twitter page.
The statement urged fans to assume that all of the rumors and speculations are false if the information did not came from an “official channel.” You can find a few screenshots from “Fallout 3” in the slideshow to the left of this article and the comments from the representative below:
PSA: If you don’t hear it through an official channel like this, assume all rumors and speculations are false.
The rumors and speculations for “Fallout 4” began to boil once again due to a mysterious countdown website that recently popped up, occasionally drop hints and the teases. A fan would later admit that the domain was an elaborate hoax and that the individual responsible explained that the deception was done “just for fun.”
The fake website was registered by ZeniMax, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks and Bethesda Game Studios. However, it was revealed that someone else purchase a 30-day plan for the domain, which may have explained the unique time in which the countdown would have been ending.
Bethesda Softworks recently stated that the company is not planning to show any new content for its future projects in the near future.