Gearbox working on HD remake of Homeworld series
HD and classic versions of the space strategy series coming to Steam; no release date announced.
GameSpot may get a commission from retail offers.
Gearbox Software has revealed plans to remaster classic space strategy series Homeworld, and bring the games to digital platforms.
CEO Randy Pitchford announced that the successful acquisition of the licence from the now defunct THQ was the only bid made for the franchise by a developer during the process, with the other two competing offers made by unnamed game publishers.
The studio will bring both Homeworld and Homeworld 2 to Steam, and while the team is working to update the graphics for a more modern look, those who purchase the game will also receive classic, unaltered versions of the 1999 and 2003 games. No release dates were confirmed. The news came as part of the company’s PAX Australia panel, where it also revealed it would be bringing new downloadable content to its hit RPG, first-person shooter hybrid, Borderlands 2.
In April this year a Kickstarter campaign to create Homeworld 3 was unsuccessful after developer TeamPixel was unable to secure the game’s rights.
Top New Games Out On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC This Week -- October 20-26, 2019 The Outer Worlds | PC Max Settings Combat And Exploration Gameplay (No HUD) Destiny 2: How To Find Banshee's Workshop | Leviathan's Breath Exotic Bow Quest Guide Doom 64 - Official Announcement Trailer The Outer Worlds | Hysterical Vendor Dialogue Conversation Gameplay Pokemon Sword & Shield Have "Overleveled" Pokemon - GS News Update GS News Update: New Fortnite Battle Pass Detailed GS News Update: Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Underperforms, Microtransactions Coming Back GS News Update: Metal Gear Survive Requires Constant Internet Connection, Has Microtransactions Battlefield: Bad Company 3 Rumors Surface - GS News Roundup Red Dead Redemption 2 Mission Discovered In GTA Online?! - GS News Roundup PUBG Xbox One Performance Issues - GS News Roundup
Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email firstname.lastname@example.org