EA has confirmed that they may remaster Command & Conquer: Tiberian Dawn, Command & Conquer: Red Alert, and related growth packs for these video games.
This information comes from EA producer Jim Vessella who took to the Command & Conquer subreddit to share the excellent news. Knowing that followers is perhaps hesitant to rejoice contemplating that that is nonetheless EA that we’re speaking about, Vessella additionally revealed that Petroglyph Games (which employs a number of of the individuals who labored on the unique variations of those Command & Conquer video games) will probably be creating the remasters.
“How are we possibly going to remaster these titles while maintaining the authenticity of the original experiences?,” stated Vessella. “Bottom line, there is no better way to achieve this than to partner with some of the talented developers who brought these original games to life.”
Members of Petroglyph video games spoke about a few of their plans for these remasters by revealing that they may obtain 4K upgrades in addition to a wide range of technical and gameplay enhancements. They say that their purpose is to “turn back the clock” and add what they’d have wished to see in these Command & Conquer titles. Sadly, it feels like they’re solely getting began on the event of those titles. That signifies that we seemingly will not see these remasters for fairly a while.
The dialogue concerning these remasters began when EA producer Jim Vessella dropped in on the Command & Conquer subreddit to speak concerning the upcoming Command & Conquer cellular recreation. He was very…diplomatic regarding the franchise fanbase’s response to the sport and the decision for a correct Command & Conquer title on PC.
“As most of you might know, we just lately introduced Command & Conquer: Rivals, a cellular recreation set within the Command & Conquer universe,” stated Vassella. “Following the reveal of Rivals, we heard you loud and clear: the… neighborhood additionally needs to see the franchise return to PC. And as a fan of C&C for over 20 years, I couldn’t agree extra. With that in thoughts we’ve been exploring some thrilling concepts concerning remastering the basic PC video games, and have already got the ball rolling on our first effort to rejoice the upcoming 25th Year Anniversary.”
Following its lukewarm E3 2018 reception, Command & Conquer: Rivals was completely bashed by nearly each fan of the collection and players on the whole. It’s an honest sufficient trying cellular recreation as far as that goes, however it bears no actual resemblance to the Command & Conquer franchise because it was in its prime. It’s definitely not sufficient to compete with the very best fashionable RTS video games on the market.
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