Funcom has announce Dune: Awakening, an ambitious next step for open world survival MMOs, coming to PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S.
Working with Legendary Entertainment, Dune: Awakening is set on Arrakis and takes inspiration from both Frank Herbert’s novels and Denis Villeneuve’s Academy Award-winning film, while exploring exciting new possibilities in the franchise.
Announced at Gamescom Opening Night Live, the brand-new cinematic trailer gives a taste of what’s to come. The game can be wishlisted now on Steam and anyone can also sign up for the Beta on www.dunegames.com. More details about the Beta will come at a future date.
Dune: Awakening combines the grittiness and creativity of survival games with the social interactivity of large-scale, persistent multiplayer games to create a unique and ambitious Open World Survival MMO. Rise from survival to dominance in a vast and seamless Arrakis shared by thousands of players.
Head into unmapped sectors and be the first to discover secrets and riches before the coriolis storms once again shift the sands and alter the landscape. Narrowly escape colossal sandworms, build your home from shelter to mighty base, and traverse the dunes in iconic vehicles from the universe.
Hunt for spice blooms and deploy your harvester, then protect it from rival factions in fast-paced, deadly combat that shifts seamlessly from armoured groundcars to ornithopters in the sky. Plot your rise to power and build your influence within the Landsraad through careful intrigue.