Crytek UK unveils Homefront: The Revolution as first game since acquisition

Crytek UK unveils Homefront: The Revolution as first game since acquisition
Craig Chapple

By Craig Chapple

June 2nd 2014 at 2:57PM

Sequel set to be released in 2015 on Xbox One, PS4, PC, Mac and Linux

Crytek UK has revealed Homefront: The Revolution, its first full game since it was acquired.

THe follow-up to the 2011 release developed by Kaos Studios, the new title is again set during the military occupation of the US by North Korea. Players are tasked with overpowering enemy forces by recruiting other revolutionaries and building home-brew weapons.

The game is said to be set in a "free-roam" world, and is currently slated for released in 2015 for the PS4, Xbox One, PC, Mac and Linux in 2015. The title will be co-published by Deep Silver and will be powered by the CryEngine.

It is the Nottingham studio's, formerly known as Free Radicial, first full game for Crytek. Previously the studio had worked on the multiplayer elements of Crysis 2 and 3, as well as contributing to the development of the CryEngine.

"We're very excited to work with Deep Silver and deliver an experience that underlines Crytek's commitment to quality whilst tapping into the huge potential we saw when we first acquired the Homefront IP," said Crytek game director Hasit Zala.

You can view the Homefront: The Revolution trailer below.