A New TOMB RAIDER Title Is In Production!
Amazon Games has officially revealed that they reached an agreement with Crystal Dynamics in which they will make a new multi-platform Tomb Raider game! With Crystal Dynamics focusing on the game’s development and Amazon Games is working on providing full support and publishing the game world over, this is good news for Tomb Raider fans!
The untitled game is planned to be a single-player, narrative-driven adventure that continues Lara Croft’s story. It will include all the elements that have made Tomb Raider one of the most revered franchises in gaming, giving players control of the confident and multi-dimensional hero Lara Croft in an environment that rewards exploration and creative pathfinding, with mind-bending puzzles to crack, and a vast variety of opponents to face and overcome. They are drawing on the power of Unreal Engine 5 to take storytelling to the next level, in the greatest, most expansive Tomb Raider game to date. The game is currently in early development, and more details will be announced at a later date.
Regarding this new game in development, Christoph Hartmann, VP of Amazon Games, stated, “Tomb Raider is one of the most beloved IPs in entertainment history. Amazon Games is committed to bringing players games of the highest quality, from the best developers, across a variety of platforms and genres, and we’re honored by the opportunity to work with this storied developer and franchise. Our team is incredibly excited about collaborating with the talented and visionary Crystal Dynamics team to bring the next chapter of Lara Croft’s saga to players around the world.”
Adding their commentary towards the development, Scot Amos, head of studio at Crystal Dynamics, stated, “Crystal Dynamics has an extraordinary opportunity following our acquisition by Embracer to redefine what a publishing relationship is for Tomb Raider. Transformative is what we’re looking for, and with Amazon Games, we found a team that shares our creative vision, ambitions, and values for a Lara Croft universe across the spectrum of possibilities. They’re uniquely positioned to rewrite what publishing and development collaborations are, and we’re eager to forge this new path together, starting with building the biggest and best Tomb Raider game yet!”