MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries launch trailer shows heavy metal action

MechWarrior 5 promo image
MechWarrior 5 promo image (Image credit: Piranha Games)

What you need to know

  • MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries is the latest game in the MechWarrior series, developed by Piranha Games.
  • A new launch trailer for the game shows off all the action players can look forward to.
  • MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries is set to release on December 10 through the Epic Games Store.

MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries is set in the year 3015, where players take control of BattleMechs to destroy entire armies and crush cities. Ahead of the game's release, there's a new trailer showing what players can expect to see. You can check out the launch trailer for MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries below.

Over the course of the game, you'll hire new pilots and purchase new BattleMechs while maintaining an ever-expanding mercenary company. You can play alone or with three friends in four player co-op. For more information of the game, you can check out another gameplay video that was recently released, which takes a look at how customization in MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries works.

Right now, the game is exclusive to the Epic Games Store on PC. It's set to be available on December 10. You can preorder it on the Epic Games Store for $50 right now. There's also a deluxe edition available for $60, which includes a 4K wallpaper pack and the digital soundtrack.

Samuel Tolbert
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