A new Tomb Raider video game has been announced during the 2022 State of Unreal stream. The developer of the popular franchise has revealed their plans for the new game, which will join CD Projekt Red’s upcoming Witcher game in employing Unreal Engine 5 for its development.
No further information has been disclosed at the moment regarding a tentative release date or what the story will potentially entail.
Crystal Dynamics is incredibly excited about the future of Unreal and how it will help us take our storytelling to the next level. That's why we're proud to announce that our next #tombraider game is being built on Unreal Engine 5! pic.twitter.com/UFMiWzJAZc
— Tomb Raider (@tombraider) April 5, 2022
From the mouth of the Tom Raider franchise General Manager:
Crystal Dynamics is proud to be a part of the launch of Unreal Engine 5. This new engine translates into next-level storytelling and gameplay experiences. And that’s why we are thrilled to announce today that we have just started the development of our next Tomb Raider game powered with Unreal Engine 5.
He promises to deliver the high-quality, cinematic action-adventure experience fans deserve.
The new Tomb Raider video game will be the fourth game in the reboot franchise after Tomb Raider, Rise of the Tomb Raider, and Shadow of the Tomb Raider.
Crystal Dynamics has been quite the talk of the town lately, since their recent Marvel’s Avenger release and the upcoming revival of the classic Perfect Dark.