Shueisha Games have announced a new game project codenamed Project Survival at BitSummit 2023.
This new project bills itself as an “anime fantasy survival-crafting, monster taming, open world adventure game”, which can be played solo or with up to 24 other players.
It will be developed by Re:Legend developer Magnus Games Studio and is set for a release on Windows PC (via Steam) and other unannounced platforms.
Here’s a rundown of the game, plus the announcement trailer:
Project Survival is an anime fantasy survival-crafting, monster taming, open world adventure game that you can enjoy solo or with friends. Embark on an epic journey in a thrilling fantasy survival game that will push your skills and instincts to their limits. After the devastating destruction of your original world, you find yourself stranded on an unknown universe teeming with dangerous and awe-inspiring life forms. It’s up to you to adapt, survive, and thrive in this stunning new realm.
- Explore a Vast and Beautiful World – Immerse yourself in a visually breathtaking world, filled with lush forests, towering mountains, frozen peaks, and mysterious ruins. Each corner of the realm holds secrets waiting to be uncovered, urging you to embark on daring expeditions to discover its hidden wonders.
- Interact with and Tame Unique Creatures – Forge a deep connection with the planet’s indigenous creatures, forming unique bonds and turning them into loyal companions. Each creature possesses distinct traits, abilities, and behaviors that can aid you in your survival journey. Approach them cautiously, learn their patterns, and use your skills to tame and train them as companions or mounts.
- Survive against Perilous Wilds – Beware of the planet’s motley inhabitants, ranging from colossal beasts to cunning predators. Engage in heart-pounding battles against these formidable foes, utilizing your tactical prowess and the abilities of your trusted companions to overcome the toughest challenges. Each encounter will test your survival skills, forcing you to adapt your strategies and learn from your mistakes.
- Build Bases and Establish Settlements – Plan, build, and fortify your own bases and settlements to establish a safe haven amidst the treacherous wilderness. Gather resources, construct structures, and customize your surroundings to suit your playstyle. Collaborate with other players to create thriving communities or choose to forge your path as a lone survivor.
- Master the Art of Crafting – Harness the planet’s abundant resources to craft powerful weapons, sturdy armor, and essential survival tools. Unlock intricate recipes and experiment with various combinations to create unique gear that enhances your abilities. Constantly improve your crafting skills to gain an edge over the harsh environment and dangerous creatures that roam the land.
- Compete for Valuable Resources – Survival in this new world comes at a cost. Engage in intense competitions and strategic encounters with other players as you live for valuable resources spread across the map. Form alliances to dominate resource-rich territories or engage in fierce battles to claim what’s rightfully yours. The survival of the fittest is the rule of the land. Forge your destiny in the new realm as you navigate a vast, dangerous, and captivating world. Will you rise from the ashes of your old world and thrive in this new frontier, or succumb to the perils that lie ahead? The choice is yours.
Project Survival is slated to launch for PC (via Steam) and “other” platforms.