The Metro range is now celebrating its 10th anniversary, and it is time to celebrate. 4A Games therefore announced both a next-gen upgrade for the current Metro Exodus and work on a completely new shooter.< /p>
Deep Silver and 4A Games continue to rely on the story-based shooter series Metro even after 10 years and today they had several announcements ready. The current Metro Exodus is now also specially implemented for the new PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X / S consoles. A corresponding upgrade is now in progress and will bring you a higher frame rate and higher resolution compared to the previous console version. In addition, loading times are noticeably reduced and ray tracing is introduced.
As 4A Games emphasized in the announcement, such detailed graphics and performance were previously only possible on high-end PCs with RTX graphics cards. In the future, console gamers will also be able to enjoy the new platforms, with owners of the full version for PS4 or Xbox One receiving optimized gaming enjoyment on the new consoles free of charge. A release date will be announced in the near future.
But that’s not all the happy news, because it was also confirmed that the next shooter part within the franchise for next-gen consoles and PCs is now in development. The development also includes an extensive and in-depth revision of the game engine and the render technology in order to be able to effectively use the advantages of the power, the memory and the additional hardware for the support of the ray tracing technology with the new console generations .
As part of a partnership with Saber Interactive, they also want to offer multiplayer experiences within the Metro universe. In this regard, a spokesman for the development studio says: “As a small studio, we have never had the opportunity to live up to these ambitions and our ideas have never quite passed through the prototype phase. However, thanks to Saber’s experience in online gaming, we now have finally the chance to actively implement our multiplayer concepts, which represent a completely new way of exploring the; etro world. “
The following new trailer takes a look back at the history of the franchise.