Not content material with their already-significant roster of battle-royale video games, Tencent are publishing one other. Europa is a free-to-play battle-royale model recreation being developed for PC.
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Currently, a have a look at Europa’s Steam page suggests the sport is being developed with a Chinese market in thoughts, as descriptions for the sport are all in Chinese and different languages are apparently not supported. It’s already unusual that Tencent would launch its video games by Valve’s platform, as they launched their very own gaming platform, WeGame, again in September.
A translation of the sport’s description says that Europa is “a web-based multiplayer shooting game using cutting-edge virtual reality technology. The first stage of the game modeled a huge, isolated island, capable of hosting nearly 100 players.” According to a tweet from trade analyst Daniel Ahmed, Europa is being developed in Tencent’s personal Quicksilver X engine.
In addition to publishing PUBG in China + releasing two battle royale cell video games.
Tencent will publish ‘Europa’, a free to play battle royale model recreation that’s being developed on Tencent’s Quicksilver X engine for prime finish PC.
— Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) November 23, 2017
While Tencent themselves haven’t described Europa as a battle-royale recreation, Ahmed claims, in addition to the sport’s steam tags – Massively Multiplayer, Action, Shooter, and Survival – do level in direction of the style. There’s not a lot to go on as regards to the sport itself, nevertheless it seems to be set in a big open-world, with the chance head out to sea by boat, and even head underwater with scuba kits.
The description goes on to reference the sport’s place as a part of “the new generation of esports,” suggesting plans to develop a aggressive scene across the recreation.
The Chinese firm already owns two cell battle-royale video games, and is about to publish PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds in China following a partnership with Bluehole. That implies that Europa will the fourth battle royale recreation to affix the corporate’s roster, after Honor of Kings, King of Glory, and PUBG.