THQ Nordic Announces Outcast 2: A New Beginning

THQ Nordic has introduced a revival of the Outcast franchise with the future launch of Outcast 2: A New Beginning. Improvement began in 2018 with at minimum 10 builders from the first Outcast team onboard, which includes the director and art director from that recreation.

Outcast 2 revives concepts from the original sequel that was getting planned in 1999/2000. Because of to money challenges with its publisher Infogrames, the challenge was shelved indefinitely. Attraction Studios, the workforce behind A New Beginning, desires to make a product or service that feels like a successor to the cult basic. Appeal is hunting to carry out a non-linear narrative an attractive world to explore.

Like the initial match, Outcast 2 will choose put on the world of Adelpha, and players will stage back into the shoes of Cutter Slade 20 many years in the upcoming. Because of to an accident though escaping the earth, Slade was blipped out of time and observed his way back a long time later. To keep the planet refreshing, players will investigate a unique element of the earth and meet new inhabitants. Fight and motion have been up-to-date, in accordance to THQ Nordic. Outcast 2 is a third-man or woman shooter at coronary heart, with modular weaponry staying a emphasis. However, Cutter will also obtain magic-like “Talan powers” and a new mobility-boosting jetpack.

While we never have a release date quite nevertheless, THQ Nordic informs us Outcast 2 is nearing the close of its “pre-alpha” stage of development, a great indication we’ll be viewing it faster alternatively than later. THQ Nordic and Enchantment Studios are releasing Outcast 2 on PlayStation 5, Xbox Collection X/S, and Computer.

Outcast is a sport that I skipped out on all these decades but listened to rumblings of it over time. Do you have any Outcast memories you’d like to share? How did the recreation effects you in the late 90s and beyond? Are you thrilled about the re-emergence of the franchise? Inform me all about it in the comments!