Two unannounced Warhammer video video games are presently in improvement, including to an already busy launch schedule for the beloved franchise.
Whereas Warhammer 40,000 Darktide would be the subsequent sport set within the grimdark universe to launch on PC and Xbox Collection X|S, Warhammer followers can have a lot extra video video games to play within the subsequent a number of months. In its annual earnings report (opens in new tab), franchise proprietor Video games Workshop hinted at what’s coming down the road.
“New video games launching in 2022/23 embody main franchises Warhammer 40,000: Darktide and Blood Bowl 3, plus 4 extra nonetheless awaiting launch dates,” the report reads. “In whole there are 12 unreleased video games in improvement and 4 new licenses have been signed within the yr.”
Extra Warhammer video games are coming
At this level, 10 Warhammer video games are identified to be in improvement, leaving two titles in Video games Workshop’s 12-game roster but to be introduced.
A glut of video games was revealed throughout June’s Warhammer Skulls showcase, together with the primary Warhammer 40k RPG Rogue Dealer; hand-drawn Doom-clone Boltgun; 2D shoot-‘em-up Shootas, Blood & Teef; and digital collectible card sport Warpforge.
On prime of that, cellular technique sport Tacitus is about to launch on August 15, fantasy sports activities sport Blood Bowl 3 will drop later this yr, and Darktide is on the horizon, too. The much-anticipated FPS Area Marine 2 was additionally introduced final yr, though no launch date has been revealed.
Two fantasy Warhammer video games are additionally identified to be in improvement. Complete Warfare Battles: Warhammer will try to recreate the spirit of Artistic Meeting’s acclaimed turn-based technique collection on cellular platforms. It’s being developed by Diablo Immortal co-developer NetEase, however doesn’t but have a launch date. An unnamed multiplayer RPG set within the Mortal Realms of Age of Sigmar can also be on the best way from Nexon. Few particulars of that sport have been made public, apart from that it’s going to contain stay service components and a social PvE world.
Followers will likely be desperate to know what the remaining two, unannounced Warhammer video games appear to be. Many will likely be hoping for one more pair of big-budget, triple-A video games set within the grimdark universe. It’s not unlikely, nevertheless, that each will likely be cellular video games, including to the rising pile of miss-conceived Warhammer spin-offs.
The builders can have no scarcity of supply materials to attract from. Though the Warhammer video video games of current years have been extra experimental of their settings, many are nonetheless firmly entrenched within the acquainted ranks of the Imperium. Age of Sigmar followers and Xenos lovers may get extra of a look-in as the recognition of the franchise grows.
Video games Workshop’s earnings report does reveal one remaining attention-grabbing titbit about its upcoming releases. It reckons Area Marine 2 “has been essentially the most constantly requested [Warhammer] sport for the reason that first sport got here out in 2011”. Even the massively anticipated, however barely underwhelming, Warhammer 40,000: Daybreak of Warfare 3 apparently couldn’t knock it off its pedestal. That’s rather a lot to stay as much as.