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Playground Games unveiled their latest Fable game at Xbox Showcase 2023

Updated: Jun 12, 2023

As a longtime fan of the Fable series, I was thrilled to witness the unveiling of the latest Fable game by Playground Games at the Xbox Showcase 2023. The trailer promised a world filled with magic, mythical creatures, and breathtaking scenery that excites me for what's to come. Developed by Playground Games, this new Fable game promises to take us on an unforgettable gaming experience. With Richard Ayoade introducing the game to the world, I couldn't wait to dive into this fantastical world where every choice and action will directly impact the game's outcome.

A New Fable game awaits

Playground Games unveiled their new game at Xbox Showcase 2023. The developers promise an open-world adventure with trademark humor and moral choices. Fans can expect the graphics quality of Forza Horizon in this new Fable game. The game will be released on Xbox Series X|S consoles and PC.

Hero holds their sword in the new Fable game
Fable Hero's Sword

Developed by Playground Games

Developed by Playground Games, the studio behind the Forza Horizon series, the highly anticipated new Fable game promises players an exciting open-world adventure experience. This marks Playground Games' first mainline entry into the RPG genre, allowing players to create their unique story and character in a rich storyline filled with magic and adventure. The now-defunct Lionhead Studios developed previous Fable games.

Fantasy creatures and wondrous places

Transport yourself to a magical world filled with enchanting locations and mythical creatures. In this immersive open-world adventure, explore freely, battle foes, and make impactful choices that shape your journey.

Video: Fable - Xbox Games Showcase

Xbox Showcase 2023

During Xbox Games Showcase in 2023, Playground Games unveiled their latest game. Set in a fantastical world with open-world gameplay and stunning graphics, this new Fable game features familiar elements from the franchise that longtime fans are sure to love. Actor Richard Ayoade introduced the game amidst much anticipation from Fable fans.

Richard Ayoade introduces Fable

During Xbox Showcase 2023, a CGI version of Richard Ayoade introduced the highly anticipated new Fable game. Playground Games and Microsoft's Xbox Game Studios promise an immersive open-world experience through Albion's fantastical world. Stunning graphics showcased in the new trailer by Playground Games will surely captivate longtime fans of the franchise. During the reveal, Richard bragged about being a vegetable enthusiast. Watch the trailer to find out why.

DAVE title screen - screenshot from Fable Xbox Showcase 2023 video
Richard Ayoade as Dave

Fable's gameplay features

The upcoming Fable game's gameplay is renowned for its open-world exploration, morality system that impacts character development, combat mechanics allowing melee, ranged attacks & magical abilities, mythical creatures & fantasy elements. The latest trailer hints at returning to the game's roots while introducing new features and graphics.

Choices and Consequences in Fable

In Fable, players' choices substantially impact the game's story and world. The game's morality system categorizes actions as either good or evil. Additionally, players can fully customize their character's abilities to encourage exploration and experimentation throughout the game.

A giant pumpkin from the game Fable where three people stand in awe
Fable Giant Pumpkin

Fable's History and Evolution

The Fable franchise has come a long way since its first release in 2004. With evolved graphics, gameplay mechanics, and enhanced storytelling promising an exciting addition for Fable fans. The first Fable game was released in 2004 and has since grown with every new installment.

Through the years, it has become known for its immersive open-world gameplay, in-depth morality system, and unique combat mechanics. The game's latest iteration promises to take all these elements to a new level while introducing stunning graphics that will surely please old and new fans. With its long-standing reputation as a top-tier RPG franchise, Fable remains a favorite among gamers worldwide.

How Fable's reboot promises greatness

With its reboot, longtime fans of the Fable game can expect a new beginning that takes them back to the fairy tale world of Albion. The new Fable game promises a real look at what's possible on the Xbox series X, featuring new features and improvements like stunning graphics, realistic animations, and an engaging storyline set in a vast open-world environment.

A hero eats her sandwich in the game Fable
A Hero Sandwich

When is the Fable 4 release date?

I'm sorry, but the release date for Fable 4 has not been officially announced yet. The developers have been tight-lipped about the game's release date and have yet to provide specific information on when it will be available.

When did Fable 3 come out?

Fable 3 was released on October 26, 2010, for the Xbox 360. Fable 3 was a significant step forward for the franchise, introducing new gameplay elements and an immersive story that captivated players worldwide. The game is still considered one of the best RPGs ever.


The hype around the latest Fable game is real, and it's no surprise. With Playground Games at the helm, we can expect a stunning world filled with fantasy creatures and wondrous places. The choices and consequences in Fable are better than ever before, making for an immersive experience that keeps players coming back for more. And let's remember the history and evolution of the franchise - Fable's reboot promises greatness that will appeal to longtime fans and new players alike. If you missed the Xbox Showcase 2023, don't worry - check out the trailer for Fable now, and get ready to embark on an incredible journey. Fingers crossed for an Xbox Game Pass day-one release!


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