Frontier Developments, the British developer-publishers behind Elite Harmful, Planet Zoo and Warhammer video games together with Warhammer 40,000 XCOM-a-like Chaos Gate: Daemonhunters and final yr’s Age of Sigmar RTS Realms of Destroy, will host a brand new month-to-month developer showcase beginning subsequent week.
Frontier Unlocked, because the present is named, will happen on the final Wednesday of every month and be streamed stay through their Twitch and YouTube channels. The debut showcase occurring on January thirty first will kick off at 6pm GMT.
As for what’s deliberate, Frontier say to count on a “magazine-style” presentation of recent sport trailers, nearer appears at their upcoming video games and behind-the-scenes dives into the studio as they mark their thirtieth anniversary in 2024.
Particularly, subsequent week’s premiere will lay out this yr’s plans for Elite Harmful after final yr’s conclusion of the Thargoid invasion and setup of a mysterious rumbling in October. In the meantime, there’ll apparently be a primary have a look at an unannounced sport, too. Of much less PC import is a have a look at the upcoming console launch for Daemonhunters, which we have been handled to on PC a few years again – it’s nonetheless nice, although.
Frontier had a troubled 2023, because the third-party publishing arm behind Ship Us Mars and Daemonhunters, Frontier Foundry, was closed over the summer season earlier than the broader studio have been hit by a wave of layoffs in October as a part of an “organisational overview” geared toward slashing prices by 20%. Realms of Destroy – the primary RTS primarily based on Warhammer fantasy reboot Age of Sigmar fairly than 40k – additionally underperformed upon launch in November, main the corporate to say they might refocus on “artistic administration simulation” video games akin to Planet Coaster, Planet Zoo and Jurassic World Evolution.