Preparations have begun for Lara Croft’s latest adventure, the 13th game in the Tomb Raider series. The explanation on the subject came from the game’s developer, Crystal Dynamics. In the statement released by the studio, it was stated that the game will be developed with Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 5.
Crystal Dynamics aims to take the storytelling and gameplay experience to the next level with Unreal Engine 5. The studio has used its own game engine called Foundation Engine in the last few games in the series.
Dallas Dickinson, who is general manager of the series at Crystal Dynamics, said they have recently started development work. Dickinson added that their goal is to deliver the high visual quality and action-adventure experience that fans deserve.
The most recent game in the series is Shadow of the Tomb Raider, released in 2018. This game, which completes the Survivor trilogy; Lara Croft was the latest in the process of returning to her roots as an adventurer, archaeologist and treasure hunter traveling the world. In a statement made by the studio last year, it was stated that the timeline of the classic and modern games will be combined, while new adventures will be in the works for Lara Croft.
There is no information on when the new game in the series, prepared with Unreal Engine 5, will be released.
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