Fable is an action role playing game developed by Playground Games and published by Microsoft.
It is a reboot of the franchise, and the fourth mainline instalment overall.
"I’ve had several wonderful years scribbling away in my fairy tale cottage, but the time feels right for new challenges," Megill says.
Playground Games' upcoming open-world fantasy RPG had its first new trailer in roughly three years since first being announced.
Richard Ayoade of The IT Crowd is the Giant, and the player character scrambles about their abode in a battle of epic proportions.
A new leak claims that the duo of upcoming fantasy RPGs will both receive new showings at the Xbox event.
Xbox Games Marketing VP Aaron Greenberg tweeted, "It does feel like right now, if I sneeze, someone will say, 'X game confirmed!'"
Xbox's Twitter account might be teasing a Fable reveal for the upcoming showcase, going by a recent tweet.
"Witcher-like" has reportedly been thrown around a lot to describe the next Fable, says Video Games Chronicle's Jordan Miller.
Playground Games' Anna Megill is celebrating her second anniversary at the studio and has been "busy busy busy" in that time.
Producer Vijay Gill's profile mentions "preparing and facilitating regular game playthroughs" as one of his responsibilities at Playground Games.
A recent rumour claimed that Playground Games has rebooted Fable's development and shifted to Unreal Engine, but a journalist has now refuted these claims.
Microsoft relying on contractors, which results in projects losing "key staff on a higher-than-usual basis," also hasn't helped, says Jez Corden.
A new report claims that Eidos Montreal has a number of projects in the work, which includes a new Deus Ex game and co-development of Xbox-exclusive Fable.
"Every time I see something I say, 'We should show this', it's Fable. Because there's a lot of cool stuff," says Microsoft's Matt Booty.
Former Remedy Entertainment writer Anna Megill joined the Fable team as lead writer over a year ago, and has now been promoted to narrative lead.
Journalist Jeff Grubb says Playground Games' Fable and The Initiative's Perfect Dark will be MIA at the upcoming showcase.
Windows Central's Jez Corden has suggested that recent concerns of scoping in Fable's development are overblown.
Playground Games' Amie Loake said the intention is to "make sure the team is focused under one clear vision" while avoiding crunch and delays.
Amie Loake, who worked on Fable at Lionhead Studios, has returned to the fantasy RPG franchise at Playground Games.
Toby Haynes, who was most recently with Rare, has joined Playground Games as character lead on the upcoming Fable.
Playground Games' Tom Golton recently tweeted about working on the project for four years. It's currently slated for Xbox Series X/S and PC.
Xbox took to Twitter to apologize to fans about the recent Fable fiasco, causing much disappointment in the process.
Xbox boss praises Playground Games and cites the recent Forza Horizon 5 preview as "where they set the bar for themselves in building a game."
Multiple upcoming first party Xbox games are currently scheduled for 2023 launches, according to GamesBeat journalist Jeff Grubb.
Also more or less confirms that Turn 10 Studios is assisting in development.
Playground Games is using in-house tools to develop the RPG.
The mysterious reboot gets a new addition in a prime position
The two Forza studios could be collaborating on something else entirely.
Former devs at Rocksteady, Gearbox, IO Interactive, and more are also part of the team.
The Xbox Game Studios boss is confident the upcoming RPG will be a "very high-quality release."
But there could still be live service elements.
Playground Games' upcoming RPG will reportedly not be a traditional Fable 4.
The iconic RPG series is finally making a comeback.
The open world title apparently won't have a gameplay demo like Halo Infinite.
In the renewal application, Microsoft have indicated that they intend to use the trademark.
"Sorry to get your hopes up," says Xbox marketing GM Aaron Greenberg.
Multiple writers who worked on Batman: Arkham Knight have joined Playground Games.
Possible new details for the long-rumoured game have emerged.
More evidence points to a possible E3 2019 announcement.
Could the UK-based studio be hiring for the long-rumored Fable 4?
Could Microsoft be raising their RPG series from the grave?
Hopefully it gets to go to those places some time, then.