Polish developer CI Games has revealed that its upcoming sequel to Lords of the Fallen has change into its “largest project” ever, and the sequence is predicted to change into a long-running franchise like Sniper Ghost Warrior.

In a press launch, CI mentioned that Lords of the Fallen 2 began as a AA recreation, however grew in scope “immensely.” It’ll be a full-priced recreation upon launch. Meanwhile, Sniper Ghost Warrior will retain its mid-range price ticket. The stealth franchise has set a file for the studio with over 11 million copies offered.

“The dedicated Hexworks team is working on a fully featured [Lords of the Fallen] game that has a strong chance to not only make the franchise become more popular among Soulsborne/Souls-like communities and beyond, but establish it as a long-running franchise for CI alongside Sniper Ghost Warrior,” wrote CI Games. “The previous game was a full priced, full featured release and we’re approaching the next one with an even larger scope. The sequel will move the franchise to dark fantasy and will offer a revised and challenging combat system.”

Hexworks is a brand new studio beneath CI Games. Established in September 2020, it has two groups primarily based in Barcelona, Spain, and Bucharest, Romania. Both groups, which CI claims consist of “highly experienced developers,” are engaged on Lords of the Fallen 2.

Lords of the Fallen 2 will probably be “a fully featured sequel developed primarily” for the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and PC. The recreation was initially anticipated to launch in 2017, however will now launch someday this yr.

[Source: CI Games]