Valve boss Gabe Newell confirmed in a current interview that an in depth rework of the corporate’s failed CCG Artifact is within the works, and now the official web site for Artifact has been up to date to mirror the approaching adjustments. A brand new weblog publish titled ‘Under Construction’ says extra information on what Valve is internally calling ‘Artifact 2’ is coming ‘quickly.’
In lately revealed feedback, Newell has been forthright in regards to the disappointment Artifact was for Valve, telling IGN “we screwed issues up” in an interview in regards to the upcoming launch of Half-Life: Alyx. “Unfortunately, failure is extra academic than success.”
Now, on the official web site for the sport, Valve says we’ll be listening to extra about its plans for Artifact earlier than lengthy – however first, the corporate desires to get Alyx out the door.
“First off, we needed to say thanks for your whole tweets, emails, and posts,” the new post reads. “The continued curiosity in Artifact has been encouraging, and we sincerely admire all the suggestions!
“You may discover some adjustments quickly – we’re beginning checks on our methods and infrastructure,” the publish goes on. “This shouldn’t impression reside Artifact however we needed to present you a heads up. Expect extra information after the launch of Half-Life: Alyx!”
That’s not so much to go on, sadly, however it’s definitely encouraging for gamers who noticed a promising recreation in Artifact – that would come with each myself and fellow PCGamesN author Dustin, who awarded it an 8/10 in our Artifact evaluation.
While there’s little in the best way of official data on what the subsequent iteration of Artifact will appear like, there’s been loads of hypothesis. Last month, Tyler McVicker – also referred to as the Valve News Network on YouTube – compiled all of the leaks, rumours, and data-mining into one cohesive image of ‘Artifact 2.0.’
Hopefully we don’t have lengthy to attend to study extra.