Nearly 20 years after release, Max Payne and Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne will be remade at the hands of Remedy Entertainment, in partnership signed with Rockstar GamesThe titles have been confirmed in development, and will use the Northlight graphics engine.
The surprising news that broke out this Wednesday (6) confirms the return Max Payne for consoles, is now reclaiming its participation in the first two games of the trilogy. In a statement, Remedy announced the titles without giving further details, commenting on investor website crash after the release of the report.
We are pleased to announce that we will be remaking the iconic Max Payne and Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne in a new development agreement with Rockstar Games.
Read the full press release here: https://t.co/gx9tuH425j
— Remedy Entertainment (@remedygames) 6 April 2022
We are pleased to announce that we will be remaking the iconic Max Payne and Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne in a new development deal with Rockstar Games.
Max Payne for the new generation
second pay attentionGames will be produced for PS5, Xbox series and PC, using Remedy’s Northlight graphics engine, and is being financed following an AAA title strategy. Negotiations between companies also confirm that Control Will be rewarded with royalties, after Rockstar recovers its revenue margin from development and distribution costs.
“Max Payne has always held a special place in the hearts of everyone at Remedy, and we know that millions of fans around the world feel the same way,” said Remedy CEO Tero Vartala. “We at Rockstar Games are very excited to work once again with our partners to bring players back to the original Max Payne game’s story, action, and atmosphere in new ways.”
Max Payne 1+2 Remake still has no release date.
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