Nordic Games teased an announcement yesterday, and today we have a little bit more detail about ELEX. Firstly, the suspicion that Piranha Bytes, known for the Gothic and Risen series, would be working with Nordic Games on the game proved to be true. Secondly, we now know the game will be an open world RPG described as eclectic, lavish, exhilarating, and xenial (ELEX).
“To say we are excited to see this new project unfold in the hands of Piranha Bytes is an understatement. ELEX is going to be edgy, dark, uncompromising, complex, and we love it already,“ said Reinhard Pollice Business & Product Development Director . “We will be premiering a vertical slice build at Gamescom 2015, more info will be released in due time.”
According to the press release, ELEX is “set in a brand new post-apocalyptic science fantasy universe that puts players into a huge, seamless game world full of original characters, mutated creatures, deep moral choices and powerful action.”
“Apart from being enthusiastic about the cooperation with Nordic Games, it is great to know, that we will have ample creative freedom with ELEX, which is a very important factor for us” said Björn Pankratz, Game Director at Piranha Bytes. “We can’t wait to show you a completely new game experience with a fresh setting, new assets and plenty of possibilities.”
ELEX is scheduled to release in Winter 2016/2017 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. We’ll be sure to keep you up to date on details about the game revealed in the coming months.
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