It hasn’t even been every week since Activision was acquired by Microsoft and Blizzard has already introduced an entire new IP. The Blizzard Leisure survival recreation hasn’t been named but, however was simply introduced on the studio’s Twitter web page. The sport can even happen in a wholly new universe.
It’s an enormous transfer for the corporate, since its final unique IP, Overwatch, got here out all the best way again in 2016. It’s a brand new style as properly, being a survival recreation, one thing that Blizzard has by no means developed earlier than. Hopefully, the brand new recreation and new world means a model new begin for Blizzard following Activision’s acquisition.
Survival video games as soon as inundated the online game market a lot in the identical means that battle royales have finished lately. Whereas this would possibly look like Blizzard placing when the iron is ice-cold, it additionally makes the sport extra distinct, particularly because it’s the primary new IP from them shortly. Both means, the Blizzard Leisure survival recreation has rather a lot to reside as much as.
Blizzard is seen as one of many best builders round, although its status has suffered enormously over the previous few years as varied points with the studio’s tradition, missing high quality of expansions, and most lately the a number of lawsuits and walkouts. With Activision being acquired by Microsoft, nonetheless, hopefully which means Blizzard can get again to its good outdated days of recreation growth.
We will seemingly count on a variety of the same old survival recreation stuff from the Blizzard title, together with crafting, gathering, constructing homes and ultimately settlements, combating enemies and wild animals, and extra, although we’ll have to attend for precisely what it should contain till both this 12 months’s E3, or this 12 months’s BlizzCon.
Till then, if you happen to’re within the upcoming Blizzard Leisure survival recreation, you possibly can follow the studio on Twitter to see what different info they reveal about it.