Bethesda introduces Indiana Jones and the Great Circle: A Thrilling Adventure


January 20, 2024 by our News Team

"Embark on a first-person, single-player adventure as Indiana Jones, racing against time to unravel ancient mysteries and outsmart adversaries in diverse landscapes, crafted by MachineGames with their expertise in storytelling and set pieces."

  • Collaboration between MachineGames, Lucasfilm Games, and Bethesda Game Studios' Todd Howard
  • First-person perspective allows players to truly become Indy and engage with the world in a more intimate way
  • Expertise in crafting compelling narratives and unforgettable set pieces


Prepare to embark on a thrilling new adventure with the iconic archaeologist himself in Indiana Jones and The Great Circle, the latest creation from the talented team at MachineGames. Known for their acclaimed work on Wolfenstein: The New Order and Wolfenstein: The New Colossus, MachineGames has joined forces with Lucasfilm Games and Bethesda Game Studios’ Todd Howard to bring this exciting journey to life. Set to release later this year on XBOX Series X|S and PC, with availability on Game Pass from day one, Indiana Jones and The Great Circle promises to captivate gamers with its immersive storytelling and captivating gameplay.

Taking place between the events of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “The Last Crusade,” this first-person, single-player adventure will transport players across the globe as they unravel ancient mysteries and uncover hidden clues. As the intrepid adventurer, you will find yourself pitted against sinister forces in a race against time. From the esteemed halls of the Vatican to the arid deserts of Egypt, and from the sunken temples of Sukhothai to the icy peaks of the Himalayas, prepare to traverse diverse landscapes and face thrilling challenges.

Design Director Jens Andersson explains, “Our game is all about immersing players in the shoes of an iconic hero. By adopting a first-person perspective, we allow players to truly become Indy and engage with the world in a more intimate way. How will you navigate this adventure armed only with your quick thinking and trusty whip? The world of Indiana Jones is one filled with enigmatic secrets at every turn, where you must outsmart your adversaries and race against the clock to secure priceless artifacts.”

MachineGames’ expertise in crafting compelling narratives and unforgettable set pieces makes them the perfect studio to bring Indiana Jones into the realm of modern gaming. Senior Animator Rebecca Elfstrӧm Hidén adds, “It’s like two perfectly fitting puzzle pieces. We have these grand, sometimes audacious ideas that may seem crazy on paper, but they seamlessly blend with the franchise. We delve deep into the essence of the character, shedding light on what made people fall in love with Indy in the first place, while also delivering awe-inspiring, intricate set pieces that perfectly complement the experience. The synergy between our creative DNA and the pillars of Indiana Jones is truly remarkable.”

The team at MachineGames eagerly anticipates sharing more of their work with the world. Each member has their own personal connection to Indiana Jones, whether it’s the thrill of participating in a great adventure or cherished memories of watching the movies with loved ones. For some, it’s even about passing on that love and creating new moments with their own children.

“Many of us at MachineGames are devoted Indiana Jones fans. We grew up with Indy and developed a deep affection for the movies and the character during our formative years. Our ties to this legendary figure span decades,” says Game Director Jerk Gustafsson. “But even if you didn’t grow up with Indiana Jones, you undoubtedly know him. He represents a relatable type of hero and embodies the spirit of a true adventurer. It’s a legacy we are honored to be a part of, and we are committed to crafting something captivating and authentic.”

Indiana Jones and The Great Circle promises to be a thrilling addition to the gaming world, blending the beloved Indiana Jones mythology with the innovative storytelling and gameplay that MachineGames is for. Stay tuned for more updates as we eagerly await the release of this highly anticipated adventure.

Bethesda introduces Indiana Jones and the Great Circle: A Thrilling Adventure

Bethesda introduces Indiana Jones and the Great Circle: A Thrilling Adventure

Bethesda introduces Indiana Jones and the Great Circle: A Thrilling Adventure

Bethesda introduces Indiana Jones and the Great Circle: A Thrilling Adventure

About Our Team

Our team comprises industry insiders with extensive experience in computers, semiconductors, games, and consumer electronics. With decades of collective experience, we’re committed to delivering timely, accurate, and engaging news content to our readers.

Background Information


About Bethesda: Bethesda Softworks is a video game publisher and developer with a rich history. It was founded by Christopher Weaver in 1986 and initially focused on sports games. Bethesda became well-known for its role-playing games (RPGs), including titles like The Elder Scrolls and Fallout series. The company is celebrated for its open-world games, rich storytelling, and immersive game worlds. Bethesda has played a significant role in shaping the gaming industry, and it continues to be a major player in the world of interactive entertainment. In 2021, Bethesda was acquired by Microsoft, further expanding its influence in the gaming world.

Bethesda website  Bethesda LinkedIn



Leave a Reply