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Insurgency: Sandstorm unveiled for the first time with E3 Trailer

Insurgency: Sandstorm is the sequel to multi-million selling Insurgency by developers New World Interactive.

Designed to retain what made Insurgency great, and build upon it, the FPS epic comes enhanced and expanded as a new game in Insurgency: Sandstorm, coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It will come with the addition of a host of new modes and content to be revealed later, including a new Story Mode. This story is playable cooperatively as a squad of up to four players (two player split-screen) or alone, and is explored in the E3 Trailer.

In Insurgency: Sandstorm’s Story Mode, players will travel as a party cut off from support across a war-torn landscape on a new mission that is deeply personal.

The trailer is narrated by one of the main characters in the game, a U.S. Army veteran turned volunteer soldier, who finds himself on an unexpected journey alongside a female fighter native to the region and a few other characters yet to be introduced. Their objectives have aligned, and their vision of the war blurred as it touches each of them in different but converging ways.

Like Insurgency, the gameplay of Sandstorm rewards teamwork and objective-play over personal success. Players will see new features such as drivable light vehicles, character customization, unlockable cosmetic items, fire support requests, ranked matchmaking, and more.

Insurgency: Sandstorm will release on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

About Insurgency: Sandstorm

The Game

Insurgency: Sandstorm, is the sequel to multi-million selling Insurgency by developers New World Interactive.

Designed to retain what made Insurgency great, and build upon it, the FPS epic comes enhanced and expanded as a new game in Insurgency: Sandstorm, coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It will come with the addition of a host of new modes and content to be revealed later, including a new Story Mode. This story is playable cooperatively as a squad of up to four players (two player split-screen) or alone - players will travel as a party cut off from support across a war-torn landscape on a new mission that is deeply personal.

Like Insurgency, the gameplay of Sandstorm rewards teamwork and objective-play over personal success. Players will see new features such as drivable light vehicles, character customization, unlockable cosmetic items, fire support requests, ranked matchmaking, and more.

Key Features

  • Sequel to 3 million unit selling tactical FPS, Insurgency
  • Built on Unreal Engine 4 with vastly improved visuals and console support
  • Online multiplayer with casual/ranked matchmaking and cosmetic item progression with Steam marketplace integration
  • Emphasis on strategic teamplay, with in-game 3D voip
  • Full mod support for the PC version including building levels, importing content, creating missions, and more.

About New World Interactive

New World Interactive is an independent developer and publisher with deeply grounded roots in game development. Many core team members started as hobbyists creating the games they wanted to play. This foundation shaped itself into a unique development process which has led to the creation of New World's debut title, Insurgency. In the wake of Insurgency's success in reaching nearly 2 million players, New World plans to continue creating compelling, disruptive new experiences. 
More information on the website: newworldinteractive.com

About Focus Home Interactive

Focus Home Interactive is a French publisher based in Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that have become benchmark titles worldwide, available both in store and for download across the world. Focus publishes games on all major platforms, consoles and PC. The publisher's catalogue will get even richer the coming months and years with eagerly awaited games such as Vampyr, Call of Cthulhu, Insurgency: Sandstorm, Necromunda: Underhive Wars, Werewolf: The Apocalypse and many more.
More information on the website: www.focus-home.com

 

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