Details on the next Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2 were revealed through an interview with the developers during the PC Gaming Show. In the interview, Saber Interactive’s Tim Willits and Oliver Hollis talk about bringing the Warhammer 40,000 come to life in Space Marine 2.

Willits, having previously worked with id Software on Loss, compares a Space Marine to Doomguy. Willits mentions that in the original concept, Doomguy was based on The Space Marines of Warhammer 40,000the influences being visible in Doomguy’s armor.

Hollis then explains how the new version of Tidus in Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2– a Primaris Marine – is different from other incarnations of Space Marines.

Willits talks about Saber Interactive’s exclusive Saber Swarm engine which allows the game to have huge hordes of enemies to fight. Since Space Marine 2The main antagonists will be the Tyranids, players can expect to fight swarms of aliens on behalf of the Emperor.

Space Marine 2Combat will take a page from its predecessor’s combat system, where the player is constantly encouraged to engage in combat rather than hiding in cover. Players will have a choice of melee and ranged combat, with the typical arsenal of a Space Marine to choose from.

The duo then talk about visiting Games Workshop’s Warhammer Museum, where different dioramas are set up using the tabletop miniatures. war hammer Games. Each diorama is set up to be a tableau of iconic battles in the war hammer settings.

In a recent developer update, Saber Interactive explained how Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2 will stay true to its frame. The game is slated for release on PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S. It doesn’t have a release date yet.