DayZ Creator Dean Hall’s next game, Icarus, will be released on August 11th

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IcarusNext game from DayZ Creator Dean Hall’s Rocketwerkz studio will be released on Steam on August 11th. Surprisingly, session-based multiplayer survival games will no longer be playable for free. Instead, the game costs $ 29.99 and is released chapter by chapter. The announcement was made during the presentation of the PC game show on Sunday. New trailer..

“We didn’t want the business model to get in the way of the gaming experience,” Hall said in a news release. “I also heard from the community loudly and clearly that I wanted to avoid the pitfalls of free play. Icarus It continually evolves as a living game, constantly adding new session challenges and game modes. I think regular chapter and content updates are a great way to deliver. ”

Icarus Place the player in the role of a pioneering explorer trying to tame the wild alien world. Session-based gameplay has a time limit for each mission, requiring players to collect resources before the ships returning to orbit are left behind. More details, including an interview with Dean Hall, can be read in the hands-on preview.

A deluxe edition that includes two subsequent chapters of downloadable content will also be available for $ 99.95.