Developer Mundfish has released a new trailer for Atomic Heart, which looks set to reveal a late 2022 release date.
Developer Mundfish has released a new trailer for the upcoming title Atomic Heart, confirming a late 2022 release date. The game was first announced in 2018 but was almost forgotten due to delays. Back from its first release date in 2019. Atomic Heart is a first-person shooter RPG set in 1950s Russia in an alternate reality. Atomic Heart is reminiscent of games like Bioshock and Fallout, combining FPS with story-heavy gameplay. The game is set in the Soviet Union in 1955, combining Russian science fiction with a cold war experience. The player will become a P-3 agent and be able to explore another version of the Soviet Union. As P-3, the player is tasked with dealing with the aftermath of an accident that pits new technologies against the people of the Soviet Union.
On February 9, IGN posted a trailer for Atomic Heart released by Mundfish, showcasing the gameplay and setting of the game. The trailer shows the “future-future” setting of Atomic Heart, the friends and enemies (including robots and zombies!) that P-3 agents will encounter during their exploration. The trailer also features an intense soundtrack created by Mick Gordon, who also composed the soundtracks of Doom and Doom Eternal. But the most interesting part of these is the release date teaser. At the end of the trailer is the words “2022 ####### BER”, indicating that Atomic Heart will be released in one of the last 4 months of the year: September, October, November or December.
The Atomic Heart project originally started in 2017 according to Mundfish and was first announced in 2018 with a release date set for next year (2019). However, due to the sheer amount of support the developers received regarding the game, Mundfish decided to pause the release of the project and devote more time and energy to making a great game and depth. Talks of Atomic Heart was dead until Mundfish released another trailer for the game in 2020. Hype for the game continued into 2021 when Atomic Heart was confirmed as an Xbox Game Pass release date at E3. It looks like anticipation will continue to grow as a release date appears to have been confirmed.
Not only is it action-packed and immersive, but it’s also a look at a whole new culture. A futuristic version of the 1950s Soviet Union is brand new territory. This combined with the mix of realism of life in cold war Russia is a refreshing take on games like Fallout – the title Mundfish says inspired them.
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