Thunderful Video games has 4 separate SteamWorld video games in growth with three anticipated to launch subsequent 12 months.
The corporate revealed throughout its newest monetary outcomes that SteamWorld Headhunter – a third person action adventure that was revealed in November – is only one of 4 totally different genres the SteamWorld franchise is exploring. It’s anticipated to launch in 2023, together with two others.
These two, codenamed ‘Strawberry’ and ‘Espresso’, might be adopted in 2024 by ‘Caramel’. Are all listed as “SteamWorld IP” video games, with Strawberry and Espresso truly listed earlier than Headhunter in Thunderful’s development timeline.
Strawberry is a puzzle recreation being developed for cell, Espresso is a city-building recreation for PC and console, and Caramel is a turn-based tactical shooter and technique recreation in growth for PC, console, and cell.
Mixing and matching gameplay types is not uncommon for the SteamWorld franchise which has launched video games within the deck-building, platformer, and Metroidvania genres since the original Tower Defense game was released in 2010.
The variety of video games in growth is a bit of stunning although, as Thunderful plans to launch as many SteamWorld video games in subsequent two years because it has within the final 9.
Whereas Headhunter was solely official introduced in November, the sport’s official Twitter account revealed in Could final 12 months that several SteamWorld were in development, although we now know a bit extra about what number of, what they’re, and once they’ll be launched.
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