Wolfenstein: Youngblood was one of many extra shocking bulletins at Bethesda’s showcase final evening – principally as a result of it’s not Wolfenstein 3. The newest tackle the alt-history battle in opposition to the Nazis is a side-story set within the 80s that includes BJ Blazkowicz’s twin daughters, however should you have been hoping for dad to make an eventual return, worry not.
Bethesda’s Pete Hines has confirmed that Youngblood is a facet story, which “moves ahead in the timeline.” That permits gamers to “have fun with sort of a different story before they come back to the original storyline they’ve been working on.”
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There’s so much to be learn between the traces there, however it does counsel that Youngblood gained’t have an entire lot of impact on the plot of the third correct title within the Wolfenstein reboot. Hines’ wording implies that we’ll choose again up nearer to the top of Wolfenstein II, and see how issues progress from there. The particulars stay unclear, however we most likely gained’t see BJ flung into the 80s or later within the subsequent sport.
That nonetheless leaves us questioning Youngblood’s place within the timeline, although. If it’s a part of the correct canon, meaning the triumph we’d count on BJ to have in opposition to the Nazis within the third sport may not be fairly so full as we’d anticipated, which can imply Youngblood is a part of an alternate timeline.
This all comes as a part of Geoff Keighley’s ongoing E3 stream by way of YouTube, that includes interviews with trade personalities all through the remainder of the week.
We’ll seemingly discover out for positive when Wolfenstein: Youngblood launches in 2019. Whatever comes subsequent for the “original storyline” of the combat in opposition to the Nazis, it’ll be awhile earlier than we discover out the main points.