Former CD Projekt builders have confirmed they’re engaged on a brand new on-line motion sport with “procedural options” set in feudal Japan.
Led by Jakub Ben and Marcin Michalski, the newly-founded studio Darkish Passenger will deliver the brand new first-person multiplayer sport to Steam, Epic Video games Retailer, PS5, and Xbox Sequence X. As but, no title nor launch window have been confirmed.
“The troubled time has come within the Land of the Cherry Blossom when anonymous conquerors overthrow the ruling shogun and took over his throne,” the studio explains. “Everybody who dared to oppose him, not solely failed but in addition, towards their will, joined his ranks.
“Whereas the military of the usurper grows stronger, his actions are being fastidiously watched by the crafty lords of the world of shadows. With a view to study the origin and motives of the aggressor, the key homes of the assassins are sending their warriors to seek out the artifacts of his belonging that conceal extraordinary energy.”
The workforce additionally confirms we’ll play as shinobi and kunoichi warriors and get to wield katanas, quick tanto and wakizashi blades, kusarigama chains, shurikens, and throwing knives. It additionally teases that “participating shut ranged fight will demand as a lot dexterity as ways and shut cooperation with teammates”, in addition to affirm there will be customisation choices, weapon modifications, and your individual Dojo as well, too.
“Our aim is to create extremely thrilling on-line experiences which are targeted each on cooperation and rivalry,” the workforce explains by way of its shiny new web site (thanks, PC Gamer).
“We’re fascinated by interpersonal interactions, alliances, daring confrontations and sudden twists of occasions. With a view to make each sport distinctive and shocking, we’re utilizing superior, procedural options. Whereas the aim would be the identical for all gamers, each time reaching it’s going to require a unique method, ways and brought routes.”
ICYMI, the PS5 and Xbox Sequence X/S replace for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will launch later this 12 months.
The announcement was made as a part of the seventh anniversary celebrations earlier this 12 months for the sport’s launch on last-gen consoles and PC.
It was welcomed information for Witcher followers, who final month acquired the dangerous information that the improve was delayed indefinitely after its improvement was moved in-house from Saber Interactive.