THQ Nordic has introduced a revival of the Outcast franchise with the upcoming launch of Outcast 2: A New Starting. Improvement began in 2018 with at the least ten builders from the unique Outcast workforce onboard, together with the director and artwork director from that sport.
Outcast 2 revives concepts from the authentic sequel that was being deliberate in 1999/2000. As a result of monetary points with its writer Infogrames, the challenge was shelved indefinitely. Enchantment Studios, the workforce behind A New Starting, desires to make a product that appears like a successor to the cult traditional. Enchantment is seeking to implement a non-linear narrative an attractive world to discover.
Like the primary sport, Outcast 2 will happen on the planet of Adelpha, and gamers will step again into the sneakers of Cutter Slade 20 years sooner or later. As a result of an accident whereas escaping the planet, Slade was blipped out of time and located his manner again many years later. To maintain the world recent, gamers will discover a special a part of the planet and meet new inhabitants. Fight and motion have been up to date, in keeping with THQ Nordic. Outcast 2 is a third-person shooter at coronary heart, with modular weaponry being a spotlight. Nonetheless, Cutter may even obtain magic-like “Talan powers” and a brand new mobility-enhancing jetpack.
Whereas we don’t have a launch date fairly but, THQ Nordic informs us Outcast 2 is nearing the tip of its “pre-alpha” stage of growth, a superb signal we’ll be seeing it sooner quite than later. THQ Nordic and Enchantment Studios are releasing Outcast 2 on PlayStation 5, Xbox Sequence X/S, and PC.
Outcast is a sport that I missed out on all these years however heard rumblings of it over time. Do you might have any Outcast recollections you’d prefer to share? How did the sport affect you within the late 90s and past? Are you excited in regards to the re-emergence of the franchise? Inform me all about it within the feedback!