Evolve and Left 4 Dead developer Turtle Rock has announced that it is working on a new co-op FPS franchise that it plans to release some time in 2018.
Speaking to website Gamesindustry.biz, Phil Robb, Turtle Rock Studios co-founder, said, "We are developing a new franchise set in an all new universe that leverages the style of gameplay our community loves and expects from Turtle Rock Studios. We're focusing on what we do best – heart-pounding moment-to-moment online co-op FPS action."
Steve Goldstein, Turtle Rock president and GM, says the game has a "strong dark fantasy element to it."
Turtle Rock has partnered with free-to-play publisher Perfect World Entertainment, and believes that service-based titles that grow with and react to users is the right way to go for Turtle Rock and its products. Neither Robb nor Goldstein specifically mentioned these tenets in regards to the 2018 game, but the article makes clear that Turtle Rock doesn't believe it can exist making relatively static $ 60-off-the-shelf games.
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