Square Enix, creators of the iconic Final Fantasy and Tomb Raider franchises, today unveiled Outriders. From the developers of Gears of War Judgement and Bulletstorm, People Can Fly, Outriders will release on XBox One, PlayStation 4, and PC in Summer 2020, marking a key release for the company. Square Enix External Studios, the minds behind Sleeping Dogs and Just Cause, delivers the new title, a 1-3 player, drop-in-drop-out, co-op shooter, set in an original dark and desperate sci-fi universe.
Watch the Outriders E3 Announce Trailer below:
Sebastian Wojciechowski, Studio Head of People Can Fly commented:
Outriders is the game that we have been wanting to make for years. 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.
Lee Singleton, Co-Head of Studio at Square Enix External Studios added:
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.
Jon Brooke, Co-Head of Studio at Square Enix External Studios also stated:
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. 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 the game, along with a message from People Can Fly.
Watch the ‘Creating Outriders: Awakening’ video below: