MechWarrior 5 developer Piranha Video games is engaged on a brand new title within the long-running MechWarrior collection, with the studio at present aiming to launch the venture in 2024.
Piranha Video games president Russ Bullock shared the information throughout an interview with the NoGutsNoGalaxy podcast (thanks PC Gamer), teasing, “I will simply say that it isn’t MechWarrior On-line 2, it isn’t the successor to MechWarrior On-line, it isn’t a web-based PvP [game] – consider it extra consistent with MechWarrior 5, however a standalone sport, a standalone product.”
In keeping with Bullock, the at present mysterious title – which is being developed for PC and consoles – follows “extra of a single-player co-op kind of pathway”. Past that, although, particulars are skinny, and a full reveal could not occur till this autumn.
Elsewhere within the interview, Bullock touched on MechWarrior On-line, saying the studio would positively be keen on doing a sequel to its 2013 sport. That, nonetheless, will not occur till licensing points have been addressed – at present, Piranha has the MechWarrior license till “at the least” 2025, however would “in all probability want an extension to 2030” to do a MechWarrior On-line 2.
“You are not going to make a MechWarrior On-line 2 in case your license is possibly over in 2025,” he added, noting the venture would want “extra runway than that”.
Within the quick future, Piranha has extra in retailer for MechWarrior 5, with its fourth DLC launch – Rise of Rasalhague – launching on twenty sixth January.