News | Dune: Spice Wars Update Adds Multiplayer

An update has been released for Dune: Spice Wars that adds multiplayer.

The real time strategy game has been playable on Steam as an Early Access game since April 26. The update adds the ability for two players to compete against two other players, according to developer Shiro Games. The update also adds more regions even events, among other things.

Dune: Space Wars is a 4X-element RTS set on the desert planet Arrakis, known from the books and the movies. Since the game is by Shiro Games, it contains elements of its other RTS, Northgard. In this way, areas on the planet are explored and taken over and the boundaries of the map are constantly expanding.


News | Dune: Spice Wars will be playable in early access from April 26th

From April 26, the strategy game Dune: Spice Wars can be played in early access on Steam.

Publisher Funcom and developer Shiro Games have announced this. The early access version should provide “essentially the main experience” of the game, with four playable factions and three different ways to win. The early access version will receive several updates upon release that will add new content to the game, including a multiplayer mode, a new playable faction, and a full campaign.

Dune: Space Wars is a 4X-element RTS set on the desert planet Arrakis, known from the books and the movies. Since the game is being developed by Shiro Games, elements of its other rts – Northgard – seem to be carried over. In this way, areas on the planet are explored and taken over and the boundaries of the map are constantly expanding.

Publisher Funcom is also working on an open world survival game based on the Dune franchise. The Dutch studio Abstraction is collaborating on that game.


News | Dune: Spice Wars first gameplay footage shown

The first gameplay footage of the upcoming strategy game Dune: Spice Wars has been released.

A CGI trailer and some in-game screenshots had already been released earlier. The video shows the franchise’s well-known gritty world, Arrakis., units and the user interface are shown. Combat also passes quickly.

Since the game is being developed by Shiro Games, elements of its other rts , Northgard, seem to be carried over. In this way, areas on the planet are explored and taken over and the boundaries of the map are constantly expanding.

Dune: Spice Wars is set to launch on Steam Early Access sometime this spring. Publisher Funcom is also working on an open world survival game based on the Dune franchise. The Dutch studio Abstraction is collaborating on that game.


News | Dune is coming to Fortnite

Artwork has leaked showing characters and elements from the new Dune movie and  they're coming to Fortnite.

For example, there is a loading screen in which two main characters of the film pose in the desert, with a sandworm in the background.An illustration with various unlockable Fortnite items has also been leaked. It highlights that the characters Chani and Paul Atreides are unlockable skins, as well as various items and poses based on the film.

Fortnite has been known in recent years for guest-starring various characters from films, series, comics and games. Previously, for example, Marvel and DC characters, Aloy from Horizon Zero Dawn, Master Chief from Halo and the Xenomorph from the Alien franchise.

The collaboration with the Warner Bros. released movie Dune has not yet been officially announced.