One of the first online multiplayer games for Microsoft’s first Xbox console was MechAssault. Now, current Xbox boss Phil Spencer has admitted that he wants to see a new game in this series.
Spencer said these things during a panel interview this week at the Tokyo Game Show. User X (formerly Twitter) Idle Sloth Posted a video clip of Spencer responding to a question about which Xbox games he would like to see again:
I’ve always wanted us to go back and go back to a MechAssault MechWarrior kind of space. I think there is a lot we can do. There is so much in this whole franchise that in a way I think is ahead of its time, and it would be nice to revisit.
(for your information) in the interview b #XboxTGSPhil Spencer was asked which IP he would like to see revisited
“I’ve always wanted us to go back and revisit the MechAssault MechWarrior space, I think there’s a lot we can do. There’s so much in this whole franchise that somehow predated the… pic.twitter.com/qTVWIR0ogM
— Idle Sloth💙💛 (@IdleSloth84_) September 23, 2023
Spencer quickly stated that there is no concrete plan right now to renew MechAssault game so his comments shouldn’t be considered a “leak” of any upcoming game. However, he did add, “, , that would be nice.”
MechAssault Set in the sci-fi universe of BattleTech where giant institutes keep order in the galaxy. Developed by Day 1 Studios, the game was a third-person shooter where players could go on missions to destroy vehicles, buildings, and other facilities along with multiplayer games. sequel: MechAssault 2: Lone WolfReleased by Day 1 and Microsoft in December 2004.
Although there may not be anything new MechAssault Games Coming Soon Developer Piranha Games recently announced plans for a new single-player game set in the same universe. MechWarrior 5: Clans is expected to be released on PC, Xbox and PlayStation platforms in 2024.