Starfield is an action role-playing game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. It is set in the 24th century, where humanity has colonized multiple star systems. Players create their own character and explore the Settled Systems, a vast region of space containing over 1,000 planets. They can choose to join different factions, engage in quests, and build their own starship.

The game is all about player freedom. Players can play the game however they want, whether they want to focus on the main story, explore the vast universe, or simply build their own settlement. The game features a variety of gameplay mechanics, including character creation, space exploration, ship building, quests, and factions.