After Fallen Earth was taken offline last fall, gamers thought-about the chances fairly low that Little Orbit would be capable to redeem its phrase by rebuilding and re-releasing the post-apocalyptic MMORPG. Whereas that hasn’t occurred fairly but, the chances are trying a bit higher this week thanks to an update from the studio’s CEO Matt Smith.
Smith is up-front concerning the undertaking being considerably decrease within the studio’s precedence checklist proper now however guarantees that Fallen Earth “isn’t beloved any much less” among the many crew members. “The crew is happy to get again into the Wastelands, so we are able to get you guys the sport you deserve too,” he wrote. “We’re nonetheless very a lot within the early, exploratory part of growth the place we had been testing varied options to every system that must be ported.”
He then went on to provide a short-term roadmap for the revamp of the notoriously buggy sport, together with an effort to recreate the terrain, add terrain texture layers, render foliage, repair imported belongings, work on the code to assemble character our bodies, get a fundamental motion prototype going, and stream terrain and objects. When all that’s finished, there shall be an inner check to see the way it all features.
Smith additionally offered a number of work-in-progress screenshots to indicate “assembled terrain, buildings, objects and props for the complete world:”