Amazon Games will publish the next Crystal Dynamics Tomb Raider game, announced earlier this year.
In April, Crystal Dynamics revealed that they are developing the next Tomb Raider game in its chain starting with a reboot in 2013. They did so during the State of Unreal 2022 showcase, which revealed that the Tomb Raider sequel – the fourth installment in this rebooted series – will be built on Unreal Engine 5. Now, Crystal Dynamics announced that Amazon Games will publish this sequel.
“Amazon Games and Crystal Dynamics today announced they have reached an agreement under which Crystal Dynamics will develop a new cross-platform Tomb Raider title, with Amazon Games providing full support and publishing the game on globally,” reads a press release. “The new unnamed Tomb Raider is a narrative-driven, single-player adventure that continues the story of Lara Croft in the Tomb Raider series.
“It encompasses all of the elements that have made Tomb Raider one of the most respected franchises in the game, allowing players to control the confident and multi-dimensional hero Lara Croft in an environment that encourages creative exploration and pathfinding, with challenging puzzles to solve, and a variety of enemies to face and overcome.”
The press release says the studio is using Unreal Engine 5 to make this upcoming game “the most expansive Tomb Raider game to date.” This sequel is currently in early development.
Amazon Games VP Christoph Hartmann said Tomb Raider is one of the most beloved IPs in entertainment history, and Amazon is “extremely excited to be partnering with the talented and visionary Crystal Dynamics team to bring this show to the world.” sequel to the Lara Croft saga for players around the world.”
Crystal Dynamics studio head Scot Amos says the following Embracer Corporation acquires film studio earlier this year, the team “had an extraordinary opportunity… to redefine what the publishing relationship is for Tomb Raider.”
“Conversion is what we were looking for, and with Amazon Games, we found a team that shares our creative vision and values for a Lara Croft universe across multiple possibilities. unique mind to rewrite what is co-developed and published, and we’re excited to forge this new path together, starting with building the biggest and best Tomb Raider game yet.”
While you wait to learn more about this new game, read on Game informant review of the 2013 Tomb Raider reboot and then read our review of its sequel, Rise of the Tomb Raider. Check out what we think of the most recent game in this reboot series in ours Reviews on Shadow of the Tomb Raider afterward.
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