Bethesda’s new Indiana Jones teaser trailer has been scrutinized for clues as to when and where the game will be set, with some promising results.
Yesterday’s official press release provided little information about the game itself, but the original story featuring Indiana Jones was ” [his] Career “.
Fans now believe that they can pinpoint exactly where and in what year Jones will begin his journey.
Towards the end of the Teaser, a ticket for a flight to Rome, dated October 21, 1937, lies on Jones’ desk. This will place the game one year after the lost ark assailants in chronological order and one year before the last Crusader event.
(Interesting fact: Temple of Doom is the first part of Raiders. No other Indiana Jones movie exists.)
Specifically, Jones appears to be heading for the Vatican City. It is displayed on the large map displayed below the plane ticket. You can easily find the Sistine Chapel and other landmarks.
Video game freelance writer Jordan Oroman I was able to transcribe part of Jones’ typewriter’s letter to the priest:
“Dad [name obscured],
“… Thank you for your time … with this written request … I will arrive in Rome … I was informed that your contact information is waiting.”
GamesRadar Leon Harley He said 1936/37 was when the Italian dictator Mussolini was approaching Hitler, linking the game to the typical Nazi battle setting of the series.
1936/37 was when Mussolini came very close to Hitler and gave him a connection with the Nazis. 1937 was also the time Mussolini was presented with the Islamic sword, the worst Indiana Jones sword I have ever seen. And top secret binders suggest that Indy is once again working for the US government. pic.twitter.com/PESN1HhbXK
— Leon Hurley (@LeonHurley) January 12, 2021
Is this a relic sent by Jones for safety, like the Ark and the Cup? It will fit the Indiana Jones model.
The sword is not a biblical item, but it was an important ritual weapon used by Mussolini to declare himself a guardian of Islam. To confuse it would probably be interesting to the United States. You can also see the US government’s “Top Secret” folder in the trailer.
Finally, a word on Todd Howard’s shelf. Last night, many Bethesda fans noticed a variety of Indiana Jones objects behind Howard when he attended an Xbox interview discussing Microsoft’s acquisition in September 2020. I did.
But Bethesda’s marketing boss, Pete Hines, says that Todd is simply a “lifelong fan,” not a cool bully. Therefore, just months before yesterday’s announcement, golden elephants, arcs, and other objects were prominently placed.
For the sake of clarity, this does not mean that someone is “doing” something. Todd is a lifelong fan of Indiana Jones. He owns a lot of cool Indiana Jones stuff. He is not showing it for the benefit of someone or for this announcement. He is a big fan of Indiana Jones.
— Pete Hines (@DCDeacon) January 12, 2021
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