Evolve, Left 4 Dead dev announces new dark fantasy co-op FPS IP

Evolve and Left 4 Dead creator Turtle Rock has announced a new co-operative shooter with strong dark fantasy elements for free-to-play online game publisher Perfect World (Neverwinter, Star Trek Online).

“We’re focusing on what we do best,” studio co-founder Phil Robb told , “heart-pounding moment-to-moment online co-op FPS action.”

The game has no revealed name but will use Unreal Engine and be released 2018. Platforms aren’t mentioned but PC is a given.

Evolve goes free-to-play, devs discuss “DLC s***storm”

Evolve is going free-to-play () – and its developers have opened up about the game’s troubled launch.

Evolve, a four-versus-one shooter, launched in February 2015 to great expectation, but its appeal was dampened by that involved three editions of the game and a season pass that sliced the game up into little bits and pegged monsters and hunters for release later down the line.

At the time, Turtle Rock co-founder Phil Robb pointed to publisher 2K, which, he said, was selling Evolve. Turtle Rock, he pointed out, was the developer.