In this period, Remedy appears to be involved on several fronts at the same time. Just a few weeks ago, we saw the announcement of the highly anticipated Alan Wake 2, but not only that. The talented Finnish studio had already announced that it was working on a project with the Epic Games Store and on the development of the single player campaign of Crossfire X. Along with all this good fortune, a few minutes ago the team and Tencet have announced a association which will lead to the creation of a new intellectual property unpublished.
As already mentioned above, the announcement is fresh today, to such an extent that Remedy and Tencent wished to launch a press release in which they reveal all the first details of this collaboration. The title in question is now called code name “Avant-garde”, and it would be a multiplayer experience with co-op elements. But it doesn’t end there, Vanguard will introduce itself as A free-to-play PvE shooter that will combine the Remedy story-making experience and action play in one immersive multiplayer experience.
The game, currently in development, will be powered by Unreal Engine and will be released for PC and console platforms.. Remedy will develop and release the game worldwide, with the exception of certain Asian markets, where Tencent will localize and release Vanguard. Game development is currently in the prototyping phase, and IThe budget will be typical for a Remedy AAA game.
Remedy has signed a global development / license / distribution agreement with Tencent for its cooperative multiplayer game named Vanguard (in development).
Tencent will localize and release the game in Asian markets + develop and release a mobile version https://t.co/qoPbehipbK pic.twitter.com/hrq6ABrmyf
– Nibel (@Nibellion) December 28, 2021
âVanguard marks Remedy’s debut in the games-as-a-service business model. We’re building something new and exciting for cooperative multiplayer. Expanding our capabilities to take on editorial responsibilities is the next step in our business development. We are delighted with this long-term partnership with Tencent and can confidently say that this is a great way to support Vanguard’s ambitious plans. Vanguard is a global opportunity and Tencent can support Remedy internationally and lead operations in Asia and mobile markets. “, said Tero Virtala, CEO of Remedy Entertainment.
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