Crytek, renowned for developing great FPS games like Crysis and Far Cry will now be developing the sequel to critically claimed, “Homefront”. THQ knows the value of the franchise and they want to make a better sequel fulfilling fans’ demands. Danny Bilson, EVP Core Games from THQ said:
Selecting Crytek to take Homefront forward underscores our strategy of working with the industry’s best talent. Homefront‘s unique setting and storyline captivated gamers the world over. With Crytek’s industry leading technology and legendary experience in the FPS genre, we’re supremely confident that the next Homefront will deliver that AAA-quality experience that players demand.
Crytek also seems to be excited about this merger.According to Cevat Yerli, Founder, CEO and President of Crytek:
We see Homefront as a really strong universe that has a lot of potential and that has been expertly created and marketed by THQ. We believe that bringing our level of quality, creativity and production values to the next Homefront title creates an opportunity for both THQ and Crytek to deliver a truly blockbuster game. It’s really important to us that THQ has the faith in giving us a lot of creative freedom over one of its most important properties to allow us to bring the Homefront world to life in a new and innovative way.
So expect Homefront 2 be a blockbuster as the gurus of FPS genre are taking over the control. The game has been predicted to be released sometime in 2014.