Bethesda officially announces Prey 2 -Updated-

by: John -
We knew this was coming from the leaked magazine cover, but Bethesda has gone and announced that they will be producing Prey 2 for 2012.

Human Head is, again, working on the game and it will be using the latest id tech engine. So, I think this might be the >first game to be announced  (Doom 4 and a new Quake game will use it also) that uses the id Tech 5 engine, but I could be wrong.

-Update- Prey 2 won't be using id Tech 5 as I previously reported. Pete Hines of Bethesda has confirmed to IGN that it will be using something else.
BETHESDA SOFTWORKS ANNOUNCES PREY 2


Sequel to Award-Winning Prey to be Available in 2012


March 14, 2011 (Rockville, MD) — Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax® Media company, today announced that Prey® 2, the sequel to the popular 2006 game, is scheduled for release in 2012 and will be available for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and Games for Windows. Further details on the game will be revealed in the May issues of Official Xbox Magazine and PlayStation: The Official Magazine, as well as in magazines throughout Europe.

Prey 2 is being developed by Human Head Studios, the studio that created Prey, the original, award-winning game. Prey 2 is being built on the cutting edge id tech engine from id Software.

“We are thrilled to be working with Bethesda on Prey 2,” said Chris Rhinehart, project lead. “Prey 2 will provide gamers the opportunity to explore a new facet of the Prey universe, one that offers fast-paced action in an open, alien world. We’re excited to show gamers the title we have been working on and hope they will be as excited by this title as we are.”

Continue to check http://facebook.com/prey2 for additional information on Prey 2 in the coming days.
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