Contraband is coming to Xbox consoles and PC from developer Avalanche Studios, the related workforce that labored on the Just Cause sequence. The enterprise will most likely be an open-world cooperative recreation, though not rather a lot else is considered it.
The agency confirmed a brief teaser trailer for Contraband as part of Microsoft’s E3 showcase.
While we don’t know rather a lot about the upcoming recreation, we do perceive it’ll be revealed by Microsoft, so it’s unlikely to return again to completely different platforms exterior of the Xbox and PC ecosystem.
According to a Microsoft press launch, “Contraband is a co-op smuggler’s paradise set in the fictional world of 1970s Bayan, and our most ambitious and spectacular game to date.”
“We’re taking everything that we’ve learned from 18 years of being at the forefront of creating beautiful, vast open game worlds filled with stunning vistas and incredible, emergent gameplay moments.”
Avalanche Studio’s closing recreation, Rage 2, launched in 2019. Before that, it developed the Just Cause sequence, with the first entry launching in 2006, Just Cause 2 in 2010, Just Cause 3 in 2015, and Just Cause 4 in 2018.
Microsoft revealed it was in talks with Avalanche about this enterprise round three years in the previous. It’s unclear when enchancment on Contraband started, nonetheless, it’ll probably be someday sooner than it launches. For now, the Just Cause sequence will probably be dormant whereas the workforce works on this new enterprise with Microsoft.
Contraband continues to be early in enchancment, and its launch date is unknown. Microsoft says it appears “forward to sharing more details about Contraband in the future.”