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 group onboard, together with the director and artwork director from that recreation.
Outcast 2 revives concepts from the unique sequel that was being deliberate in 1999/2000. On account of monetary points with its writer Infogrames, the challenge was shelved indefinitely. Attraction Studios, the group behind A New Starting, needs to make a product that seems like a successor to the cult basic. Attraction is seeking to implement a non-linear narrative an attractive world to discover.
Like the primary recreation, Outcast 2 will happen on the planet of Adelpha, and gamers will step again into the footwear of Cutter Slade 20 years sooner or later. On account 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 contemporary, gamers will discover a special a part of the planet and meet new inhabitants. Fight and motion have been up to date, in accordance with THQ Nordic. Outcast 2 is a third-person shooter at coronary heart, with modular weaponry being a spotlight. Nonetheless, Cutter may also 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 top of its “pre-alpha” stage of improvement, a superb signal we’ll be seeing it sooner fairly than later. THQ Nordic and Attraction Studios are releasing Outcast 2 on PlayStation 5, Xbox Sequence X/S, and PC.
Outcast is a recreation that I missed out on all these years however heard rumblings of it over time. Do you’ve any Outcast recollections you’d prefer to share? How did the sport influence 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!