Fans of the popular PC multiplayer military shooter Insurgency will get to play a new version built from the ground up for both PC and consoles. Developer New World Interactive and publisher Focus Home Interactive plan to release Insurgency: Sandstorm for the PC, Xbox One and Playstation 4 platforms sometime in 2017.
Insurgency began its life many years ago as a total conversion mod for Valve's Half-Life 2, using the Source Engine. The mod version, which offered gamers multiplayer matches between U.S. troops and "insurgent" forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, was first released in 2007. The team later turned the mod into a paid stand-alone game that became very popular on Steam.
For Insurgency: Sandstorm, New World Interactive is ditching the Source Engine and is building the game using Epic's Unreal Engine 4. The developer added:
Source: New World Interactive
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