Splash damagedevelopers of Gears Tactics, Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory and recently announced TRANSFORMERS: REACTIVATE today announced the development of a new game. Codenamed Project Astrid, this game Open world survival AAA is the first original Splash Damage IP of this new era and draws on the experience and knowledge of Sacriel and shroud to create a game worthy of the genre and its fans.

Richard Jolly, CEO of Splash Damage, said, “Founded by friends who met in online PvP, Splash Damage has been passionately dedicated to creating unforgettable multiplayer experiences for over 20 years. The Astrid project is the culmination of this passion, born of a collaboration with two close friends, who are also highly respected experts in our industry. We’re excited to share something new with our fans, to step up and create a game that’s truly unlike anything we’ve done before.”

Project Astrid also showcases Splash Damage’s partnership with lead creators Sacriel and shroud. With millions of followers combined, Sacriel and shroud They bring a unique perspective to the development process early on, sharing their experience as gamers, streamers, subject matter experts, creators, and community leaders.

“This project means everything to me,” says Mike “shroud” Grzesiek. “Chris and me we have refined a preview of the sequel in the survival genre and with Splash Damage, we set out to build it. We want to make the best survival game ever, and with the brains of Sacriel and the Splash Damage team, I know we can do it.”

Chris ‘Sacriel’ Ball said: “It’s a dream come true. Mike and I imagined a world in which we help create the game streamers and gamers love to play. Being able to work with such an esteemed and experienced team like Splash Damage is a privilege. In our work together to date, it is clear to us that we are truly part of the team and are well placed to help make this dream a reality.”

The Astrid project is currently in pre-production, with more details to be revealed soon.

spring | Press release

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