Good news for Dune fans who have been waiting for this news Funcompromised Dune MMO. The studio just announced that it’s teaming up with German developer NUKKLEAR to work on the game as a co-developer. The bad news is that it doesn’t look like it will be an official MMO like most of us had hoped for.
“In 2019, Funcom announced that it had secured the rights to produce a game based on the popular sci-fi series, Dune. The untitled project will be inspired by Funcom’s most successful title, Conan Exilesand is an online multiplayer survival game. After investment from Tencent, the Dune project has greatly expanded its scope and NUKKLEAR has been brought in to assist in its completion. ”
NUKKLEAR added that it received 1.6 million euros from the German Federal Government Grant, which the studio will use to support the development of the untitled Dune game. The team’s experience in building massive online 3D games and their recent work on the modern helicopter shooter Comanche will also be invaluable in complementing the game’s world and mechanics. it.
“Since the open-world survival game Dune is the most ambitious project we’ve ever worked on at Funcom, having skilled and reliable partners is an absolute must,” CEO Funcom, said Rui Casais. “With NUKKLEAR, we have just that. We have particularly benefited from their expertise in vehicle-based gaming, but I know them to be creative and highly skilled game developers in general. ”
https://mmos.com/news/funcom-partners-with-nukklear-to-develop-their-still-untitled-dune-game Funcom partners with NUKKLEAR to develop their still untitled Dune game