Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's next downloadable content pack could take players to a new province of Tamriel. A trademark filing by Bethesda suggests that the new DLC will be called Redguard.
Redguard is the name of the dark-skinned race of humans from Hammerfell. They're well-known for their skill with swords and fierce independence. At the time of Skyrim, they have driven back Aldmeri Dominion invasion. Hammerfell is now a completely independent nation.
The trademark for Redguard was first filed in March 2011, according to Digital Spy. Bethesda renewed the trademark twice since then, the most recent time being in August 2012. The mark is up for renewal next month.
Skyrim has released three DLC packs thus far: Dawnguard, Hearthfire and Dragonborn. The existence of each was revealed by a trademark before Bethesda formally announced it. Maybe Redguard will continue the streak. However, Bethesda doesn't seem ready to confirm or deny anything just yet.
"Sorry, I don't comment on every rumor that comes up," tweeted Bethesda VP Pete Hines when asked about Redguard by a fan.
Bethesda confirmed in December that they have "more stuff" on the way. It's not a question of whether or not more DLC is on the way, then. It's just a question of whether it's Redguard or something else.