Starfield Owners Can Preload the Game As Early As This Week

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Starfield fans will be able to preload the new space-faring RPG from Todd Howard and Bethesda Game Studios beginning this Wednesday, August 9. This date has seemingly been confirmed by’s listing for the digital Starfield Premium Edition, which is currently available for purchase for $99.99. Those who pre-order the premium version of the game will get access to the Old Mars Skin Pack, which includes the Laser Cutter and Deep Mining Helmet bonus skins. Starfield is officially out on September 6, 2023, exclusively for PC, Xbox, and Game Pass.

About Starfield Premium Edition

  • Pre-load after 08/09/2023. Game will be playable after 09/01/2023.
  • Pre-order now and receive “Old Mars Skin Pack” in-game bonus skins
  • Start your journey by customizing your appearance and deciding your Background and Traits
  • Venture through the stars and explore more than 1000 planets
  • Pilot and command the ship of your dreams.

Starfield Premium Edition Contents

  • Starfield Base Game
  • Shattered Space Story Expansion (upon release)
  • Up to 5 days early access
  • Constellation Skin Pack: Equinox Laser Rifle, Spacesuit, Helmet and Boost Pack
  • Access to Starfield Digital Artbook & Original Soundtrack

In the year 2330, humanity has ventured beyond our solar system, settling new planets, and living as a spacefaring people. You will join Constellation – the last group of space explorers seeking rare artifacts throughout the galaxy – and navigate the vast expanse of space in Bethesda Game Studios’ biggest and most ambitious game.

TELL YOUR STORY In Starfield the most important story is the one you tell with your character. Start your journey by customizing your appearance and deciding your Background and Traits. Will you be an experienced explorer, a charming diplomat, a stealthy cyber runner, or something else entirely? The choice is yours. Decide who you will be and what you will become.

EXPLORE OUTER SPACE Venture through the stars and explore more than 1000 planets. Navigate bustling cities, explore dangerous bases, and traverse wild landscapes. Meet and recruit a memorable cast of characters, join in the adventures of various factions, and embark on quests across the Settled Systems. A new story or experience is always waiting to be discovered.

CAPTAIN THE SHIP OF YOUR DREAMS Pilot and command the ship of your dreams. Personalize the look of your ship, modify critical systems including weapons and shields, and assign crew members to provide unique bonuses. In deep space you will engage in high-stakes dogfights, encounter random missions, dock at star stations, and even board and commandeer enemy ships to add to your collection.

DISCOVER, COLLECT, BUILD Explore planets and discover the fauna, flora, and resources needed to craft everything from medicine and food to equipment and weapons. Build outposts and hire a crew to passively extract materials and establish cargo links to transfer resources between them. Invest these raw materials into research projects to unlock unique crafting recipes.

LOCK AND LOAD Space can be a dangerous place. A refined combat system gives you the tools to deal with any situation. Whether you prefer long-range rifles, laser weapons, or demolitions, each weapon type can be modified to complement your playstyle. Zero G environments add a chaotic spectacle to combat, while boost packs give players freedom to maneuver like never before.

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