Originally Posted by Dog Face
From the article you posted:
Bethesda programmer Ricardo Gonzalez threw a bucket of cold water on the Reddit rumor by writing, "Bethesda dev here. This is a mixture of half-truths gleaned from interviews and outright falsehoods. Best to just move on."
Again, I posted this before they updated the article. Still, "half-truths" could be selling it short, they could flat out lie if they wanted to (like with the Werewolves).