In 2012, developer Piranha Games launched the game as free-to-play MechWarrior Online In open beta, begins its long association with the action game franchise based on Battletech. In 2019, the same developer was launched MechWarrior 5: MercenariesA single-player game only using Unreal Engine 4. Since then, the team has released several DLC expansions.
This week, Piranha announced the next standalone game in the series, MechWarrior 5: Tribes. This will be the first game in the series since then MechWarrior 2 Launched in 1995, it would focus on the tribal part of the BattleTech story. On time mercenaries was an open single player game, Tribes promises to offer a more linear campaign experience.
Here are some More info from the game’s Steam page:
Throughout the campaign, the game skillfully immerses you in the personal and military conflicts of the invasion, enveloping you in a captivating narrative populated with well-crafted characters and moral dilemmas that will keep you sitting on the edge of your command couch.
Experience the pinnacle of MechWarrior combat in simulation style in MECHWARRIOR 5: CLANS. With the introduction of Clan BattleMechs and technology, the game provides a fresh and dynamic gaming experience. Embrace the evolution of progression and customization, where pilots are empowered to fine-tune their Mech loadout using a revamped MechLab, Hardpoint and OmniPod system. In the ever-changing battlefield, adaptability is key to securing strategic victories.
The game will also once again use the Unreal Engine for its visuals, which will offer players “amazing environmental detail and combat destruction.” MechWarrior 5: Tribes Due out sometime in 2024 for the PC, Xbox and PlayStation platforms.
Meanwhile, MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries will receive one final paid extension, The Dragon’s Gambit. It will feature a new mech, the Longbow, along with new variants, a new instant action mode, and more. It arrives on September 28th for $14.99.