Amazon Games will publish the next one tomb Raider game developed by Crystal Dynamics, the company announced. It will be available for multiple platforms and promises to be “the biggest, the most expansive tomb Raider game to date.
First announced in April, the new tomb Raider The game was built on Unreal Engine 5 and aims to “push the limits of fidelity and deliver the high-quality cinematic action / adventure experience fans deserve,” according to tomb Raider franchise general manager Dallas Dickinson.
Here are some additional details, via today’s announcement:
Amazon Games and Crystal Dynamics today announced that they have reached an agreement whereby Crystal Dynamics will develop a new cross-platform tomb Raider title, with Amazon Games providing full support and publishing the game globally.
The new still untitled tomb Raider is a single-player narrative adventure that continues the story of Lara Croft in tomb Raider series. Includes all the items they made tomb Raider one of the most revered franchises in gaming, offering players control of the confident, multidimensional hero Lara Croft in an environment that rewards exploration and creative path-finding, with mind-bending puzzles to solve and a wide variety of enemies to face and overcome. Crystal Dynamics is tapping into the power and cutting-edge technology of Unreal Engine 5 to take storytelling to the next level, in the bigger, bigger tomb Raider game to date. The title is currently in early development and more details will be announced at a later date.
“tomb Raider is one of the most beloved IPs in entertainment history,” said Christoph Hartmann, vice president of Amazon Games. “Amazon Games is committed to bringing gamers the highest quality games, from the best developers, across all varieties of platforms and genres, and we are honored to have the opportunity to work with this legendary developer and franchise. Our team is incredibly excited to partner with the talented and visionary team at Crystal Dynamics to bring the next chapter in the Lara Croft saga to gamers around the world.”
Crystal Dynamics studio head Scot Amos added: “Crystal Dynamics has a tremendous opportunity following our acquisition by Embracer to redefine the scope of an editorial relationship tomb Raider. Transformative is what we are looking for and with Amazon Games we have found a team that shares our creative vision, ambitions and values for a Lara Croft universe across the spectrum of possibilities. They are in a unique position to rewrite what development and publishing partnerships are all about, and we look forward to forging this new path together, starting with creating the biggest and best tomb Raider I’m still playing!”