Bethesda has recently announced that Starfield gone gold and revealed the preload times.
Starfield Gone Gold
It has been confirmed that Starfield has now gone gold which means the game is now ready for launch. It will only need a little polish from the developers and a few minor adjustments before releasing it this coming September 6, 2023. It might still come with bugs during launch, but this version will now be fully playable and fit for release for the public to play.
Preload Times Revealed
Aside from going gold confirmation, the Twitter post from Bethesda Game Studios revealed the preload times for Starfield on Xbox Series X/S and PC. Players can now start downloading the game tomorrow, August 17, 2023 on Xbox Series X/S. For PC, they can preload the game starting on August 30, 2023, which is later this month.
Launch Finally Going Forward
With this reveal of preload times and the announcement of going gold, this officially confirms that the game is finally going forward on getting released. There will only be a small chance of it getting delayed, but this is good news for fans who have been waiting for a long time since it got delayed twice.
Starfield launches on September 6, 2023 on PC and Xbox Series X/S.