Conan Exiles has a launch window and a publishing deal, however we’re too busy getting giddy over the pun potentialities to take this significantly.
Koch Media, a writer with a reputation that sounds a bit like a bit of genitalia because of the best way “ch” is pronounced in German, despatched over a press launch simply now saying it has signed on to publish Funcom’s Conan Exiles.
That’s the licensed survival sandbox journey motion RPG factor we talked so much about earlier this yr, largely to say issues like “what a lot of funny dicks there are in Conan Exiles”.
For video games journalists, who just about dwell to make puns and wang jokes, this was like being handed a redundancy discover. Shut us down: publishers are doing our work for us now. Never thoughts, we had a great run.
Anyway, the gist of the press launch is that Conan Exiles will launch in full in early 2018, not simply on Steam but additionally for PS4 and Xbox One. Physical and digital editions might be obtainable for these of you who nonetheless like recreation packing containers.
Since we knew Funcom was planning to get Conan Exiles out the door within one year and that it was working on console builds, none of that is a lot of a shock, though it does bode effectively for Funcom’s continuing recovery from near-bankruptcy.
The remainder of the press launch was simply the same old mutual admiration quotes and I received’t bore you with them, though the 2 corporations did level out that they’d beforehand collaborated on Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer. So that’s one thing.