If your response to the announcement of Outcast 2 – A New Beginning is, “I’m not sure I’ve ever heard of Outcast 1,” that’s fairly comprehensible. The sequel was initially announced twenty years in the past.

The first Outcast game, an award-profitable sci-fi journey game developed by Appeal and printed by Infogrames, was launched on PC means again in 1999. The sequel, initially often called Outcast 2: The Lost Paradise, was announced the next 12 months, however it was by no means accomplished because of monetary points.

But Outcast 2 seems prefer it’s really going to occur this time, because of THQ Nordic, which is publishing the lengthy-awaited sequel, as soon as once more developed by Appeal Studios. (The Belgian developer additionally launched a contemporary remake of Outcast in 2017, titled Outcast – Second Contact, which Nacon printed.) THQ Nordic says that its has reunited members of the unique Outcast workforce, together with composer Lennie Moore, to create Outcast 2.

Cutter Slade, the Navy SEAL protagonist of the unique game, will return in Outcast 2 – A New Beginning. Cutter’s been resurrected “by the almighty Yods,” the game’s Steam page says, and might want to save the planet Adelpha from invading robotic forces. Cutter’s jetpack will let him “jump, air-dash, glide, and quickly traverse” Outcast 2’s open world.

THQ Nordic and Appeal Studios describe Outcast 2 – A New Beginning as an open-world motion-journey game with non-linear story — gamers’ actions and choices will change the narrative’s consequence.

Outcast 2 is in improvement for PlayStation 5, Windows PC, and Xbox Series X. THQ Nordic didn’t announce a launch date.