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Rumour: Just Cause 3 in development, 2012 release planned

Wednesday, 26th October 2011 18:08 GMT By Debabrata Nath

The latest issue of Xbox World magazine is carrying a rumour that suggests Avalanche Studios is developing Just Cause 3 and it’s heading for a 2012 release.

The rumour section of the magazine has the following blurb. ”Our spies say devs Avalanche are hard at work as we speak, and that it’s set for release next year.”

Last year, following Just Cause 2′s success, Avalanche studio head Christofer Sundberg told Develop that the studio was “keen” on creating a sequel for the title.

“We are absolutely interested in working with the Just Cause IP again,” he said, adding that fans “shouldn’t be surprised” to see a follow-up to the second game.

The studio’s latest is military co-op shooter Renegade Ops for PSN, PC and XBLA.

Thanks, CVG.

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15 Comments

  1. alterecho

    Woohoo!!

    #1 3 years ago
  2. Gheritt White

    Jolly good.

    #2 3 years ago
  3. Stephany Nunneley

    I sure hope so! I loved JC2. Most fun I’ve had playing a console game in ages.

    #3 3 years ago
  4. kadu

    Good news with JC3. And Renegade Ops is already available.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. Edo

    That’s awesome,just recently finished number 2(my first game on Windows 7)and it was spectacular.They just need to come up with the better story and deeper customization.Never played a game with so much freedom in terms of sandbox and blowing stuff up while doing some pretty crazy stuns was fun too :) .

    #5 3 years ago
  6. Anders

    Give me more shit to blow up and I’ll be happy.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. joshua nash

    this makes me happy that JC3 will be humming away in my 360′s disk tray sometime next year, i just love blowing shit up in the first 2 games

    #7 3 years ago
  8. DSB

    If true, then rock on.

    It’s neat that Sweden has so many genuinely good studios these days. If only Massive Entertainment would be sold to someone who actually wants to make great games.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. The_Deleted

    Ah crap…2012 is going to be another awesome year… :)

    #9 3 years ago
  10. majicship

    This time out maybe we could hijack a space shuttle!

    #10 3 years ago
  11. YoungZer0

    Please hire a decent writer this time. An PLEASE, no more over the top annoying voiceacting. Can you do this?

    #11 3 years ago
  12. silkvg247

    YES!

    #12 3 years ago
  13. DaMan

    Better Agency missions next time please. Other than that, the second one was exceptional, I never thought they could make a game which surpasses the original Mercs.

    #13 3 years ago
  14. RAIDEN from Mexat

    Thank you though that the news now Old, I became observer of this site and I always translate it

    GOOD LUCK

    #14 3 years ago
  15. avatarclown

    would love to see:
    multiplayer – free roam and the campaign so you can start the campaign and go into co-op thenfinish it so it blends in together

    #15 3 years ago

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