Last month, during the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment announced that it would be bringing the post-apocalyptic film world of the Mad Max series to the PC, as well as current- and next-generation game consoles.
Following news that the game would include an American, rather than Australian, voice actor to play Mel Gibson's iconic leading role, a petition was filed on website Change.org and drew more than 2,800 signatures.
Today, Avalanche Studio founder and chief creative officer Christofer Sundberg confirmed that following the fan response, the game will now seek out an Australian to voice the part.
“Attn. fans who want Max to have an Aussie accent in #MadMaxGame : It shall be so. We admire your loyalty. You have been heard,” he said on Twitter.
The game will be an open-world action game with vehicular and third-person shooting combat elements. It is currently slated to ship on the Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and PC in 2014.