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Fable 4

Fable 4 is one of the highly anticipated games coming out in 2025. The game promises to bring back the beloved franchise with a fresh new take. Developed by Playground Games, known for its work on the Forza Horizon series, this new installment promises to capture the adventure of the original game. 

Fable 4 takes players back to the fantastical world of Albion. Fortunately, the world isn't all that fans are used to. It comes with a vast variety of changes from the original, an aspect that will make the game more than a catch to all. This world is said to be more expansive and richly detailed than ever before, emphasizing exploration and immersion. That said, here’s everything we know so far about Fable 4.

What is Fable 4?

Meeting a monster

Fable 4 is an upcoming game sequel to the beloved Fable series, with its first title hitting the markets in 2004. This brand-new chapter from Playground Games promises to take players back to Albion's enchanted realm.

Here, players will enjoy a massive graphics updates, immersive gameplay, and new mechanics. All the three features aim to enhance the series' signature blend of rich storytelling and open-world exploration. And to continue with its tradition, the game will allow players to shape their character's destiny through their actions and decisions. 

Story

Female protagonist with another female character

The original Fable told the story of a young boy who becomes a hero to avenge his village in the magical land of Albion. With the original release, players have enjoyed the nature o the game that allows them to-make decisions that shape their character and the world.

In Fable 4, the world of Albion, a land rich with history, magic, and adventure, becomes the center stage. While the specific plot details are still unknown, the game is expected to maintain the series' trademark humor and storytelling. Arguably, most fans of the original game will easily relate to its fantastic story.

In the upcoming title, players will step into the shoes of a new hero navigating a world that has evolved and changed over-time.

While we don't know the exact details of the plot yet, the game will probably explore new stories, and areas. Based on the 2024 Xbox showcase, players will put themselves into the shoes of a new character as Humphrey puts down his tools. This new installment aims to please both old and new players with an exciting adventure. It promises to respect the original games while bringing fresh ideas.

On the other hand, the game's story is expected to explore the complex nature of good and evil. As in previous Fable games, the player's decisions will affect their character's appearance, abilities, and the world at large. This leads to multiple endings. Whether you choose to be a noble hero or a cunning villain, Fable 4 promises a rich and immersive narrative experience where your actions truly matter.

Development 

Dave walking in the streets

Playground Games is the able team behind Fable 4, a studio best known for the Forza Horizon series. This marks a big shift for them, moving from racing games to the world of open-world RPGs. Playground Games has put together a talented team, including experts who have worked on other story-driven games, to ensure they capture the magic of Fable.

The game is being built using advanced technology; the devs are taking maximum advantage of the Xbox Series X|S and high-end PCs. The team promises to make the world of Albion look amazing and feel alive. Similarly, they are working hard to keep the humor, moral choices, and magical elements that fans love. To spice things up, they are adding new features and modern gameplay. 

The most prominent feature of the game is, Albion, now a blend of ancient magic and emerging industrialization, creating a unique and dynamic setting for the story. The new game will also feature a bigger and more beautiful world with enhanced graphics and smarter characters.

Ultimately, their goal is to make the game appealing to both long-time fans and newbies. Therefore, if the original was appealing to you, Fable 4 promises to take the RPG adventure a notch higher.

Trailer

Fable - Xbox Games Showcase 2024

In 2020, during the Xbox Games Showcase, Playground Games released a teaser trailer for Fable 4, giving fans a first glimpse of the game and confirming its existence. Another trailer was also shown during the 2024 Xbox Games Showcase, offering even more insight into the game. The trailer highlights the game's stunning visuals and immersive world. 

The trailer also provides glimpses of various characters and creatures, showcasing the rich world players will explore. Additionally, the trailer features Fable's signature humor as the protagonist and the other characters interact. Notably, this funny and surprising moment reminds fans that the game's quirky spirit is still alive and well.

Playground Games promises more detailed trailers, and gameplay reveals as the release date draws closer. This adds to the building excitement and anticipation for the adventures waiting in this open-world RPG. 

Release Date and Platforms

Fable Release infor

Fable 4 is one of the highly anticipated games set to release in 2025, joining the ranks of other highly awaited titles like GTA 6. The game is set to launch in 2025. Fable 4 will be available exclusively on Xbox platforms. Specifically, it will launch on Xbox Series X|S and will also be available on PC via the Microsoft Store. This means that PlayStation and Nintendo players will not have access to the game, which continues the tradition of Fable being exclusive to Xbox.

Additionally, Fable 4 will be available on Xbox Game Pass from day one. This is great news for the service's subscribers, who can then play the game at no extra cost. This approach is in line with Microsoft's strategy to boost the value of Xbox Game Pass and attract more players to their platform. Fans can look forward to a thrilling adventure in the world of Albion in 2025 across these platforms.

Playground Games is likely to provide more information and updates as Fable 4's anticipated release draws closer. Therefore, stay tuned to our socials here to receive more updates on the game.

So, what's your take? Will you pick up a copy of Fable 4 when it drops in 2025? Let us know over on our socials here.

Cynthia Wambui is a gamer who has a knack for writing video gaming content. Blending words to express one of my biggest interests keeps me in the loop on trendy gaming topics. Aside from gaming and writing, Cynthia is a tech nerd and coding enthusiast.