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Starbreeze quietly debuts new co-op shooter, Storm

Monday, 21st January 2013 01:16 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Starbreeze updated its website last week, incidentally announcing a heretofore unrevealed project, Storm.

Storm is listed alongside Payday 2 and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons as currently in development.

“Co-op Sci Fi FPS. It is our future,” is the terse description.

A single image shows an industrial-like scene.

Storm may well be to be the long-missing Cold Mercury, which was expected as a free-to-play release following Syndicate’s launch in February 2012.

The project was believed cancelled or otherwise significantly altered when the developer’s CEO spoke out against free-to-play games.

In the interim, Starbreeze has been fairly quiet. It acquired Payday developer Overkill, and revealed Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons to be the mysterious P13.

Thanks, PlaySyndicate.

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3 Comments

  1. YoungZer0

    Payday 2? That’s also news for me! O:

    #1 2 years ago
  2. The_Red

    @1
    Same here. WTF!? When did Starbreeze work on Payday 2? How did they do it? I’m pretty sure they didn’t make the original.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Gratis_Frag

    1: Starbreeze incorporated Overkill Software, the developers of Payday, a few Months ago. So that’s why they announced Payday 2.

    2: “Storm” has been in development by Overkill for over a Year.
    Proof can be found here: http://www.overkillsoftware.com/?page_id=8
    and here : http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2596797

    3: For this reasons “Storm” can’t be the “long-missing Cold Mercury”.

    4: Hey VG247, I’m new here and my name is Gratis.

    #3 2 years ago

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