The latest game from Just Cause’s studio, Contraband, will feature battle vehicle-focused gameplay like Mad Max.
The new IP Contraband from developer Avalanche Studios is behind the Just Cause title, which is said to focus on vehicle combat gameplay. Announced in June 2021 and prepared for release by Xbox Game Studios for consoles and PC, Contraband is officially called a “smuggler’s paradise” set in the fictional world of Bayan in the 1920s. 1970″.
New information about the open-world title has so far proved rather scant, but Windows Central’s Jez Corden spoke out about what the game will look like during this week’s live stream. “I have a design brief for the game, the gameplay will be completely based on vehicle combat, a gameplay style that is very different from any game you’ve ever heard of,” he said.
“Basically, you plan escapes after robbing and smuggling goods, performing special missions, not simply shooting and killing enemies in the usual way. “The weapons revolve around disabling enemy vehicles like removing tires and the like, rather than carrying out bloody mass killings,” he added. “They’re aiming for a kind of tactical action game instead of the usual violence.”
In a post on Xbox Wire when the game Contraband was announced, director Omar Shakir called it the studio’s “most ambitious title to date”. Avalanche and Microsoft began discussing the project three years ago, Shakir said, but he did not disclose the specific development process of the game.
“We’re leveraging everything we’ve learned from 18 years at the forefront of creating massive open game worlds, along with stunning vistas and awe-inspiring moments,” said Shakir. surprised”. “To fully realize our vision for Contraband, we have an amazing team at Avalanche Studios pushing the boundaries with the next generation of Apex Engine, the technology behind all of our games. me, including the hit series Just Cause.
“We’ve built tools to unleash the creative possibilities of developers, and we’re excited to harness the unique capabilities of Xbox Series X/S.” As with the Just Cause series, Stockholm, Sweden-based Avalanche also developed Mad Max in 2015 and co-developed Rage 2 by id Software.