Dune MMORPG Announced at Gamescom 16

Dune MMORPG Announced at Gamescom

The game will have thousands of players simultaneously on Arrakis

Developer Funcom has unveiled its new game Dune: Awakening, an MMO with survival elements.

The first trailer was shown during the Opening Night Live presentation at Gamescom 2022. According to the developers of Funcom, the game will have thousands of players simultaneously on Arrakis, where they will have to build their own shelters, and then bases and even entire factions.

Interestingly, the new game will draw inspiration from both the Dune novels by author Frank Herbert and the recent film by Denis Villeneuve.

A release date has not yet been set, but players can go to the site and sign up for beta testing. The game will be released on PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.