After finally unveiling Alan Wake 2 at TGA 2021 and having re-showed the CrossFireX shooter in action, Remedy Entertainment continues to work on other videogaming projects that the Finnish software house is planning to launch
After approaching Epic Games, Sam Lake’s studio reached a new agreement with the Chinese giant Tencent for Vanguard’s development, distribution and localization (codename). This is the first Game as a Service free-to-play signed by Remedy, and will present itself as a cooperative shooter who will combine a responsive and hectic gameplay with the classic narrative characterization of which they are in
The game is developed in Unreal Engine for PC and consoles not better specified. Remedy will be responsible for development (co-financed by Tencent) and worldwide publication, except for selected Asian markets, where Tencent will locate and distribute the title.
Vanguard can count on a typical development budget of Remedy’s triple A, and is currently in proof-of-concept, i.e. in the phase immediately prior to active production. As part of the deal, Remedy also licensed Tencent’s global rights to develop and publish a mobile version of the game.
Remedy Entertainment promised that Vanguard will be the answer to the overly repetitive co-op multiplayers.