Good news to all mech gamers! after 15 years of long waiting, there will be a singleplayer campaign mode in MechWarrior 5 : Mercenaries and is being developed by Piranha Games. The news was announced by Piranha Games president Russ Bullock at MechCon 2016 revealing the first footage of MechWarrior 5, see the video below.[arve url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gz8Y1V8gy1A” thumbnail=”2547″ title=”MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries Pre-Alpha Footage (Mech_Con 2016) ” description=”Pre-alpha demo footage of MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries, announced during the keynote presentation at Mech_Con 2016. In MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries you will adopt the role of a rookie MechWarrior pilot thrust into combat as the Third Succession War continues to fracture the Inner Sphere. Take contracts from the factions of your choosing and engage in tactical, first-person, PvE ‘Mech combat through an immersive, career-based Mercenary campaign driven by player choice. Victory, prestige, and profit will not only require skill on the battlefield, but in the acquisition, maintenance, and enhancement of your BattleMechs. Set for release in 2018, MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries is under development by a dedicated team at Piranha Games. MechWarrior Online, Piranha’s existing F2P multiplayer-focused tactical ‘Mech combat game, will continue its ongoing live development by the MWO team at Piranha. Website: https://www.mw5mercs.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/MW5Mercs” upload_date=”2016-12-04T06:02:42+00:00″]
The developer Piranha Games is taking back the MechWarrior to its original roots the SinglePlayer with the new title MechWarrior 5 : Mercenaries, but we have to wait for 2 more years to see this game in the market, the game will be powered by Unreal Engine 4, it will be a first-person shooter game and to be released on PC, PS4 and XBOX.
The story of the game will be based in the year 3015 where humanity already expanded to other stars and starting to colonized a vast region of space known as the Inner Sphere. In the game you will play the role of a rookie MechWarrior pilot as you combat the Third Succession War that happening in the Inner Sphere.
We didn’t have yet lots of info about the game but you can head over to their website MW5mercs.com for more info.
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