As we ready ourselves for a return to Arrakis next year with Denis Vulleneuve’s Dune: Part Two, Funcom and Legendary Entertainment are bringing the world of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi masterpiece to life with Dune: Awakening, a new open world survival MMO inspired by the classic book and its award-winning feature film adaptation.
In Dune: Awakening, players will strive to survive the countless dangers of Arrakis alongside thousands of other players, all searching for water and shelter whilst vying for the planet’s vast spice reserves through quick skirmishes to large-scale battles. Check out the new trailer here…
“Working with a universe as rich and expansive as Dune is the perfect fit for Funcom’s drive to create compelling multiplayer open worlds,” said Joel Bylos, Creative Director and CCO of Funcom. “With Dune: Awakening, we’re trying to push the boundaries of what people expect in the Survival space – and I can’t wait until we can get it into the hands of our players.”
“We are thrilled to bring the Dune universe to life in such an immersive and interactive way,” added Sam Rappaport, VP of Interactive Media at Legendary Entertainment. “The depth and detail Funcom is bringing to the Dune: Awakening PC and console experience is astonishing and we can’t wait for fans of Dune and survival games to join us on Arrakis and try their hand at surviving the most dangerous planet in the universe.”