Embark Studios plans to launch team-based shooter Challenge Discovery earlier than ARC Raiders
The studio is transferring again one mission so it could possibly get one other out the door
Embark Studios lately confirmed it was pushing again considered one of its titles, ARC Raiders. Alongside the reasoning it gave, the corporate additionally shed some mild on its future manufacturing plans, together with a recreation that it plans to have out forward of ARC Raiders.
In a weblog publish, Embark CEO and founder Patrick Söderlund mentioned the ARC Raiders delay. Because the studio confirmed, the co-op shooter gained’t be launching till subsequent yr.
For transparency, Söderlund confirms Embark has a number of initiatives in growth. Alongside ARC Raiders, the studio is engaged on a team-based first-person shooter codenamed Challenge Discovery. It was teased in a tweet, in November of final yr.
Embark is celebrating 3 years! So what have we achieved? We’ve grown to greater than 250 recreation makers, we’ve bought massive plans for the longer term, and some initiatives we’re simply itching to share. To have a good time, we thought we’d share a glimpse of *one other* unannounced recreation within the works. ???? pic.twitter.com/TdeZQcuvDs
— Embark Studios (@EmbarkStudios) November 9, 2021
Challenge Discovery has superior, and sooner than anticipated. Söderlund writes that the sport is coming alongside quick sufficient that Embark was trying on the prospect of concurrently launching two video games. However launching two video games in speedy succession may pressure Embark’s sources.
“As such, we determined to let Challenge Discovery be our studio’s first recreation to market, pushing ARC Raiders to a 2023 launch,” stated Söderlund. “It’s a call that will even permit us to develop and refine the ARC Raiders expertise.”
A brand new discovery
With Challenge Discovery advancing, ARC Raiders goes to take a little bit extra time to prepare dinner within the oven. And that is probably not all for the sci-fi world both.
Söderlund writes that over the course of this spring, Embark began to idea and prototype a PvP-focused recreation mode within the ARC Raiders universe that the studio needs to spend extra time on.
The founder says the crew will announce extra particulars about ARC Raiders when it’s prepared. In the meantime, with out going into extra element, there may be extra information due about Challenge Discovery “very quickly,” in keeping with the weblog. So whereas one Embark recreation is a methods away, one other is probably not to date off in spite of everything.