Square Enix announces OUTRIDERS
, a sci-fi shooter that will feature
drop-in-drop-out co-op support for 1-3 players coming to Windows and consoles in Summer 2020.
This is in the works at Bulletstorm
developer People Can Fly,
who recently opened a new office in New York
. A first
look at what to expect comes in the
official announce trailer
which shows that even in a "dark and desperate sci-fi universe" you can still
get a cool haircut. There's also a
where creative director Bartosz Kmita discusses details about the project.
“OUTRIDERS is the game that we have been wanting to make for
years,” said Sebastian Wojciechowski, Studio Head of People Can Fly. “We’re very
happy to be working with Square Enix on this project, it’s a big undertaking for
us and the team has grown considerably to work on the OUTRIDERS project. We now
have over 200 developers at four international studios working on this project
to make it our most ambitious shooter to date. We’re very excited to finally
unveil OUTRIDERS to the world, and we can’t wait to show you more of the game.”
“People Can Fly is the perfect partner for us to create a game like OUTRIDERS.
They have a great history of creating high-quality shooters, plus an unmatched
level of experience and expertise in the Unreal game engine, unrivalled in the
gaming industry,” Said Lee Singleton, Co-Head of Studio at Square Enix External
“OUTRIDERS is a very exciting project for us at Square Enix External Studios.
We’re focusing on giving players a true AAA co-op shooter with a deep feature
set and strong narrative,” said Jon Brooke, Co-Head of Studio at Square Enix
External Studios. “The team at People Can Fly really know how to make gunplay
feel tight and powerful and we can’t wait to show you more later this winter.”
Square Enix additionally revealed a behind the scenes look at the development of
OUTRIDERS, along with a message from People Can Fly.