Fable reboot: Trailer, developer & everything we know about Fable 4

Lauren Bergin
Playground Games

A Fable reboot will soon bring Peter Molyneux’s colorful creation back for a new era, here’s everything we know about our return to Albion. 

Announced all the way back in 2020, Fable’s next chapter is still shrouded in secrecy and is being developed far away from prying eyes.

Following the folding of Lionhead Studios in 2016, the future of the franchise looked uncertain. Things looked particularly bleak after Fable Legends failed to materialize on the Xbox One, leading many to believe that Fable was gone forever.

Now, however, a Fable reboot has been confirmed as being in development. Here’s everything we know so far.


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Doesn’t he look… adorable – wait, is that a leg?

Fable reboot: Latest news

After 12 years at Playground Games, Gavin Raeburn is leaving the Studio Director role and being replaced by Trevor Williams, formerly the General Manager.

We’ll have to see if this change in management has an impact on the development of Fable and its yet-to-be-announced release date.

Anna Megill has confirmed (via Twitter) that she has taken over as the narrative lead on the Fable reboot.

The award-winning writer and designer previously worked on the narrative of games like Control, Dishonored: Death of the Outsider, and the upcoming Avatar game Frontiers of Pandora.

Does the Fable reboot have a release date?

So far, there is no set release date for the latest installment in the Fable franchise.

Given that the only trailer we’ve seen so far is an announcement trailer, we can likely expect the game to hit shelves in 2023 at the very earliest.

Fable reboot: Platforms

While very little is known so far, just as with its predecessors Fable’s reboot will be a Microsoft exclusive game, meaning that it will only be coming to Xbox Series X|S and PC.

Additionally, it’ll likely follow in the footsteps of fellow exclusive and Playground-developed game, Forza Horizon 5, and be available on Xbox Game Pass from release.

Fable: Trailer

Announcement Trailer

First debuted at the Xbox Games Showcase in 2020, this short clip provides a window into the wonderful world of Albion.

Promising a “world filled with stories of legendary heroes and treacherous villains, fantastical creatures and wonderous places” the trailer showcases an adorable Tinkerbell-inspired fairy taking to the spectacular blue skies of a magical world. However, it doesn’t exactly end well for her.

So that’s everything we know about the Fable reboot.

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