Earlier this week, Splitgate developer 1047 Video games introduced that improvement on the sport would stop because it shifts over to an Unreal Engine 5 follow-up title.
The breakout hit that blended Halo and Portal will not have any characteristic updates, however whereas this marks the tip of 1 sport, it additionally marks the beginning of one other. In a press release supplied on Twitter, 1047 Video games defined its choice to cease improvement on Splitgate, whereas additionally reassuring followers that its subsequent sport may even be a shooter with portals.
“After cautious consideration and far deliberation the 1047 Video games crew has decided that with a purpose to construct the sport followers deserve – and to construct it in a approach that isn’t making an attempt to retrofit and dwell function an present product – we’re ending characteristic improvement of Splitgate,” reads the announcement.
The publish goes on to elucidate that the crew needs to maneuver on from “iterative, smaller updates,” and that it needs to “deal with a brand new sport within the Splitgate universe… Will probably be a shooter, it should have portals, and will probably be in-built Unreal Engine 5. Oh, and will probably be free.”
A brand new Battle Move is deliberate to launch on September 15, and will likely be utterly free to all gamers. The sport will stay on-line, and gamers gained’t be shedding any entry to their gadgets and development.
Splitgate noticed quite a lot of success within the leadup to Halo Infinite, because it performed equally to the basic shooter, although clearly including a contemporary spin with the addition of portals. Halo Infinite’s launch didn’t even have an effect on Splitgate’s playerbase. Actually, in response to 1047 Video games co-founder Ian Proulx, the sport’s participant rely really elevated on PlayStation following Infinite’s launch.
No matter 1047 Video games is engaged on now, it clearly appears like will probably be fairly comparable, although not essentially a full on sequel.
An FAQ was additionally launched going into extra depth about particulars like servers and bug fixes.