Psychonauts 2 indicators Payday 2 writer, new early gameplay revealed

Psychonauts 2 has picked up a writer.

After ending an incredibly successful crowdfunding campaign over a yr in the past, Psychonauts 2 developer Double Fine has in the present day introduced it’ll be partnering up with Payday 2 writer Starbreeze.

Starbreeze will assist the studio deliver the sport to PC and consoles in 2018, by investing $eight million. In a press release, the corporate stated it’ll be capable to recoup the whole funding “with an initial revenue share of 85% after distribution and platform fees and Fig crowdfunding revenue share.”

During the marketing campaign, Double Fine by no means made a secret that a part of the sport’s price range would come from a third-party writer, on high of the crowdfunding cash and the studio’s personal funding.

Double Fine will in fact retain full possession of the IP. The studio additionally posted a development update to verify that the sport has not fairly entered full manufacturing but.

Despite that, Double Fine launched a video to showcase some early work on a map known as the Quarry. Although this specific format might not find yourself within the recreation, a lot of what’s seen right here will replicate on what we really get to see within the remaining recreation.

Psychonauts 2 is presently and not using a launch date, however we do realize it’s in improvement for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.