Crystal Dynamics Announces New Tomb Raider
Developer Crystal Dynamics announced that they are working on a new Tomb Raider game to be made with Unreal Engine 5.
The developer revealed this after the release of Unreal Engine 5. At the very end of the Unreal Engine 5 launch event, the studio announced the game in a video message. The studio shared the following statements:
“A new engine means next-level storytelling and a better gaming experience, so we’re proud to announce that we’ve started development for our next Tomb Raider game powered by Unreal Engine 5. Our goal is to push the boundaries of accuracy and create the quality cinematic adventure that fans of Crystal Dynamics and the Tomb Raider series deserve. We look forward to embarking on this journey together.”
Crystal Dynamics is incredibly excited about the future of Unreal and how it will help us take our storytelling to the next level. That's why we're proud to announce that our next #tombraider game is being built on Unreal Engine 5! pic.twitter.com/UFMiWzJAZc
— Tomb Raider (@tombraider) April 5, 2022
Since the development phase has just begun, it is not yet clear when the game will be released and on which platforms it will go on sale.
The last Tomb Raider game released by the developer was Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and it was released on September 12, 2018 on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Stadia.