Spec Ops: The Line Dev Showing Its Next Game at E3

Yager to reveal its new IP during annual summer trade show next week.

Spec Ops: The Line developer Yager Development will show off its next game--a brand new franchise--during E3 2014 in Los Angeles next week. The developer said on Twitter (via CVG) that it has partnered with new publisher Grey Box, and added that, "Boy, are we excited ;)"

Unfortunately, there's not much to go on regarding what this game might be. In late 2013, job listings at the German developer suggested the studio was working on a "AAA F2P" game, adding to earlier reports that the game would be military-themed and potentially include microtransactions and cross-platform play.

This project is believed to be the Unreal Engine 4-powered next-generation game that the studio announced in March 2013. For more on Spec Ops: The Line, a third-person shooter for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC published by 2K Games, check out GameSpot's review.

E3 2014 officially runs June 10-12, though Monday, June 9 is expected to be the heaviest day of all for news--Microsoft, Sony, Electronic Arts, and Ubisoft are all holding their press conferences during the day. GameSpot will be on the ground at the show bringing you all the news as it happens.

See more coverage of E3 2014 →

Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email news@gamespot.com

Did you enjoy this article?

Sign In to Upvote

eddienoteddy

Eddie Makuch

Eddie Makuch is a news editor at GameSpot, and would like to see the Whalers return to Hartford.
Spec Ops: The Line

Spec Ops: The Line

Follow
28 comments
Foppe
Foppe

I stopped reading at F2P.

Bhemont
Bhemont

F2P = MTs, this is what you cheapskates wants, have at it!

kingcrimson24
kingcrimson24

The line was amazing but underrated . no other shooter ever showed the ugliness and sadness of war like The line did . 

apolloooo
apolloooo

"expecting another gem like Spec Ops : The Line"


" AAA F2P with microtransaction"


"cries"


:'(

playstationzone
playstationzone

Pass last game didnt instrest me anyways looking forward list im getting

Homefront2

KH3

Uncharted4

FF15

Mass Affect 4

 AC Unity

FarCry4

so far

quicktimeevent
quicktimeevent

Loved that game, hope the dev stays away from multiplayer this time.

PeterDuck
PeterDuck

Good to hear. I was always scared the game wouldn't make enough money to warrant the next project. To this day I only play 2 MP shooters - BF and Spec Ops.

ohjtbehaaave
ohjtbehaaave

Spec Ops was one of the more underrated games in recent memory.  Could be a cool game coming from these guys again.

kennythomas26
kennythomas26

Yeah I with the person that some where down the list of comments and I hope they are working on a sequel to Spec Ops: The Line, the game had a great story, it was fun as hell, it had an amazing sound track and the voice acting was great as well. 

PlatinumPaladin
PlatinumPaladin

Really enjoyed Spec Ops, so this headline made me happy. But then I read it; F2P.

Instant turn off.

bicelis
bicelis

If this is gonna be an FPS, it will steal value from Spec Ops The Line and would diminish its importance.

Let's hope it's a different genre.

bicelis
bicelis

@PlatinumPaladin Creative. The game was great, I loved it. But the writers of the game asked me "Why would you want to keep doing this?" "Why don't you just put down the controller?". They made me think about FPS in general and the way I see them. For them to now release an FPS game would be a bit hypocritical. 

But let's just wait and see.

leikeylosh
leikeylosh

Oh, c'mon... Free to Play? Microtransactions? Don't drop the ball, Yager. Spec Ops The Line was awesome. I hope they are developing a sequel at the same time.

spacecadet25
spacecadet25

After the excellent job done on Spec Ops: The Line I'm excited to see what they have in store.  Oh wait, F2P and microtransactions, pass!!
 

liquidbutter
liquidbutter

Morality: THE GAME

Free 2 play with microtransactions.

justinneveritt
justinneveritt

 Why all the hate on the F2P model? As long as it's truely F2P and not P2W (Pay2Win) I don't see a problem. Honestly, F2P is the equivilent to an extended demo, the base line offering. If you enjoy the game, you CAN spend money (remember, if it's truly a AAA experience like they're claiming that means you can spend up to $60-$100 before you hit what you would have paid for the game at retail). If you don't enjoy the FREE game, delete it without having spent a dime on the game... I fail to see a problem...

PlatinumPaladin
PlatinumPaladin

@justinneveritt My problem with them is that usually you can play for free for a short period of time, but then have to start paying up if you want an extended session.

NightmareP3
NightmareP3

Damn it, i got all excited untill i saw "AAA F2P game" 

I freaking loved Spec Ops The Line because of it's story, makes me sad their next game is not gonna have any story at all.


everson_rm
everson_rm

Stopped at AAA F2P...

EDIT: I mean, they could make an game, using unreal engine 6 or cry engine 5, i wouldn't even care, I'm yet to play a good F2P game...

unreal849
unreal849

Excellent! SO: The Line was a sleeper hit, and I look forward to whatever this is.