You’ll be able to safe your copy of the upcoming System Shock reboot, and get one other good lengthy have a look at the gameplay, in only a few weeks. Developer Nightdive has confirmed preorders will probably be going dwell quickly, and that the ultimate demo will change into concurrently out there.
In a Kickstarter update revealed this week, Nightdive says that PC preorders for System Shock will begin in direction of the of February. The horror game will probably be out there on Steam, GOG, and Epic, permitting you to select your poison for the place you’d wish to personal it. Anybody who pre-orders will get System Shock 2: Enhanced Version free, as will everybody who backed the Kickstarter for $30 or extra.
The intention, the publish says, was for System Shock 2: Enhanced Version to launch alongside the System Shock remake, however the FPS game‘s scope has grown significantly. The characters and weapons are being fully redone within the group’s KEX engine, and plenty of community-favourite mods are being integrated, to make this the definitive System Shock 2 for veterans and newbies alike.
When pre-orders go dwell for the System Shock remake, we’ll have the final demo, a two-level-sized portion of the space game. The medical and our on-line world levels will probably be included, that includes new voice traces and options, and “full dismemberment“.
Quite a lot of gameplay movies are included within the publish, solely viewable on the Kickstarter web page. Nightdive CEO Stephen Kirk shared this one on Twitter:
My Eyes! The goggles do nothing! pic.twitter.com/KSEQ1dVpFC
— Stephen Kick (@pripyatbeast) January 20, 2021
Final 12 months, it was revealed that Tencent was taking the System Shock series forward, probably in direction of the lengthy gestating System Shock 3. By hook or by crook, it seems like we’ll finally get some extra System Shock, eventually.