What you need to know
- A new video walkthrough offers a closer look at MechWarrior 5's single-player gameplay.
- The video shows off some of the customization options for your mechs, how you'll choose missions, and more.
- MechWarrior 5 Mercenaries is due to launch on December 10 and is available to preorder on the Epic Games Store.
The next entry in the MechWarrior series, MechWarrior 5 Mercenaries, is almost upon us, and the team at Piranha Games has offered a new peek at some of the single-player gameplay. In a new walkthrough video, you can check out some of the destruction that awaits, along with a look at customization options for your mech, how you'll choose your missions, and more.
MechWarrior 5 takes place in 3015, and it places you in command of your own mercenary army in a bid to dominate the battlefield. You'll embark on a "quest for glory and revenge" while you try to revitalize a mercenary company that was nearly destroyed. Along the way, you'll obtain new mechs, go on missions to raze cities and destroy your enemies, and more.
MechWarrior 5 Mercenaries is set to release on December 10. You'll be able to play solo, or co-op with up to four players. If you're curious, you can preorder MechWarrior 5 at the Epic Games Store for $50 with the standard edition, or $60 for the deluxe edition.
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Is there a console version coming as well?
Sadly not, apparently
Well, there's goes my interest. I used to love this game on PS2 and would play with my brother. Was hoping something would come back to console one day. Maybe a year later they will port it over at hopefully 30 bucks.
Piranha Games mishandled Mechwarrior Online quite badly, now already in maintenance mode, so expectations have been low for MW5. However the latest trailer shows quite a lot of promise.
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