World War 3 developer, The Farm 51 has announced a partnership with global publisher MY.GAMES. The collaboration gives The Farm 51 the necessary resources and expertise to expand the scale of their upcoming title while retaining creative control and vision.
“We are happy to announce the partnership with MY.GAMES and benefit from their wealth of experience in publishing multiplayer shooters,” said Kamil Bilczynski, Creative Director and Co-Founder of The Farm 51.
“Our collaboration with MY.GAMES ensures that we can take a truly global approach to publishing World War 3, while remaining faithful to our original vision for the game.”
Kamil says this partnership will help them work on enhancing core gameplay, polishing the mechanics, and push the boundaries of the overall scale of the project.
The Early Access version of World War 3 will soon be made unavailable to purchase on Steam until further release details are revealed later this year. Players already owning the game will be able to continue playing unimpeded, and will receive in-game cosmetics and a Veteran status. (the ~60 active players)
“World War 3 is a game with enormous potential, and we believe that our partnership with The Farm 51 will allow it to become one of the best large-scale online military shooters on the market,” said Alexey Izotov, Head of Global Operations at MY.GAMES.
The developer claims to be working with military experts to produce an authentic, visceral combat experience featuring ballistics, armor simulation, an arsenal of weapons, and global consequences for players’ battles.
New features coming to the game throughout 2020 include a new Asian theatre of war, an enhanced movement system, streamlined updates to existing maps, brand-new UI and HUDs, player progression systems, further weapon customization, and expansive tutorials to help new players. The Farm 51 is also committed to developing more game modes, alongside new maps, streaks, weapons, cosmetics, and a greater range of character voice-overs and language options.
About World War 3:
World War 3 is a multiplayer military FPS set against in a modern global conflict. Featuring cooperative online teamplay and tense, tactical battles, players fight for national armies across a selection of maps based on real-world locations.
The game launched into Early Access on Steam in October, 2018 with a $28 / ₹ 999 price tag. The game currently has a ‘Mixed’ rating with over 14k reviews, but only 64% being positive. Most of the negative reception is due to performance issues and a dead playerbase with barely ~60 daily players (according to SteamDB). The game in itself is great and has a lot of potential to become the next big modern shooter. It is even regarded as the ‘Battlefield game fans have been asking for’. What are your thoughts on the game?
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