The reveal of Dune: Spice Wars was an sudden deal with throughout The Game Awards 2021. The upcoming recreation reunites the long-running (and newly related) sci-fi property with the style it helped popularize: 4x technique. Fans have patiently waited for extra particulars concerning the recreation and acquired their want because of a developer FAQ on the sport’s Steam page.
Developer Shiro Games answered some frequent questions concerning the title. It clarifies that Spice Wars is a mix of 4x and real-time technique components that features, amongst different issues, base-building. The recreation has been developed from the bottom up, which means it received’t characteristic any components from Shiro’s earlier technique recreation, Northgard. Maps may also be procedurally generated and sport a wide range of distinctive traits gamers can tinker with.
Shiro Games beforehand introduced two playable factions: House Harkonnen and House Atreides. It plans to have two extra factions at launch and a fifth home throughout Early Access. Shiro needs to stay trustworthy to the ebook collection in the beginning, stating that homes that appeared in prior Dune video games however not within the supply supplies, corresponding to House Ordos, aren’t assured to return in Spice Wars.
Other nuggets embody affirmation of multiplayer and plans so as to add a marketing campaign in some unspecified time in the future in Early Access. Shiro can be open to the concept of including mod assist relying on the extent of demand.
Dune: Spice Wars is slated to launch in PC Early Access someday this 12 months, however Shiro can be eyeing different platforms after launch, so don’t rule out an eventual console launch.
Be certain to go to the full FAQ to see in case your burning questions have been addressed. If they haven’t, don’t despair. Shiro Plans to supply extra gameplay updates all through the approaching months.