MechWarrior 5 developer Piranha Video games is engaged on a brand new title within the long-running MechWarrior collection, with the studio at the moment aiming to launch the challenge 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 is not MechWarrior On-line 2, it is not the successor to MechWarrior On-line, it is not an internet PvP [game] – consider it extra in step with MechWarrior 5, however a standalone sport, a standalone product.”
In line with Bullock, the at the moment mysterious title – which is being developed for PC and consoles – follows “extra of a single-player co-op sort of pathway”. Past that, although, particulars are skinny, and a full reveal might not occur till this autumn.
Elsewhere within the interview, Bullock touched on MechWarrior On-line, saying the studio would positively be focused on doing a sequel to its 2013 sport. That, nonetheless, will not occur till licensing points have been addressed – at the moment, Piranha has the MechWarrior license till “not less than” 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 challenge would wish “extra runway than that”.
Within the fast future, Piranha has extra in retailer for MechWarrior 5, with its fourth DLC launch – Rise of Rasalhague – launching on twenty sixth January.