Oddworld: Soulstorm, the subsequent recreation within the Oddworld collection, is releasing in 2020 – however in order for you the PC model, you may must get it by the Epic Games Store. The information was introduced by a tweet from the official Oddworld account, which defined that assist from the Epic Games Store was necessary for funding the sport’s improvement. The tweet comprises an announcement from Lorne Lanning, the unique creator of Abe and Oddworld, who nonetheless works on the collection.
“We’ve been financing Soulstorm 100% ourselves”, the assertion from Lorne Lanning reads. “Soulstorm is our most ambitious game ever and we are committed to creating a great game that meets the highest level of quality”. To achieve this, they wanted extra funds, and Epic has supported them with an advance on their gross sales to assist the sport’s improvement in change for exclusivity.
Oddworld Soulstorm, which acquired a lengthy trailer in May, is actually a reimagining of Abe’s Exodus, the second recreation within the Oddworld collection, however with a significantly expanded scope and story. It can be coming to PS4 and Xbox One in 2020. It’s unclear whether or not or not Oddworld: Soulstorm shall be a timed unique, or if it should finally come to Steam, as is the case with many Epic Games Store exclusives.