Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2, developed by Saber Interactive and published by Focus Entertainment, is an upcoming third-person shooter hack-and-slash video game set to release on September 9, 2024.
This game is the eagerly awaited sequel to the 2011 game Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine and promises to bring enhanced gameplay and an engaging storyline to fans of the franchise.
Here’s everything we know about the game.
Setting and story
The game’s narrative continues the saga of Captain Titus, now promoted to Lieutenant, in the grimdark universe of the 41st millennium.
This sequel will see Titus and his fellow Ultramarines facing off against a planet of Tyranids, a relentless and monstrous xenos species.
Clive Standen, known for his role in Vikings, replaces Mark Strong as the voice of Titus.
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2 builds upon the mechanics of its predecessor, focusing on aggressive, action-packed combat.
Players can expect to engage in battles against swarms of Tyranids, utilizing a range of deadly abilities and an arsenal of devastating weaponry.
The gameplay trailers have highlighted impressive destructible environments and detailed enemy armies, suggesting that the game will leverage current-gen console and PC hardware to deliver action on a grand scale.
Development and release
The development of Space Marine 2 is helmed by Saber Interactive, which has been involved in successful titles like World War Z: Aftermath and Evil Dead: The Game.
With a planned release for Xbox Series X|S, PS5, and PC, the game is set to bring the universe of Warhammer 40K to a broad audience.
An interesting development for Space Marine 2 is the introduction of cooperative multiplayer gameplay.
The game is expected to feature a three-player co-op campaign, allowing players to join forces as Space Marines and tackle the challenges together.
Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2 is shaping up to be an ambitious sequel that aims to expand upon the beloved elements of its predecessor while introducing new gameplay mechanics and a deeper dive into its dark, war-torn universe.