The developer of Metroid Dread, MercurySteam, is currently working on a third person action role-playing game set in a dark fantasy world. And to carry out the project, the studio has partnered with 505 Games, the publisher of games like Control.
505’s parent company Digital Bros published a press release in which he announced that the next MercurySteam game It will be called Project Iron, a third person action role-playing game that will be released on PC and consoles. While the company has not commented on a possible release window for the title, it does comment that the initial investment of the project amounts to 27 million euros (or about $ 30 million).
Elsewhere in the ad, it is stated that Project Iron’s intellectual property is jointly owned by MercurySteam and Digital Bros. Although very few details about the project have emerged so far, everything seems to indicate that it is in good hands given the great experience of MercurySteam. Before developing Metroid Dread, the company also worked on titles such as Metroid: Samus Returns and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow.
“We are delighted to be working with the MercurySteam team, a proven studio which over the years has created numerous phenomenal IPs, including the recent successful launch of Metroid Dread in partnership with Nintendo. “, explained the co-CEOs of Digital Bros. Group, Raffi and Rami Galante. “With the creative vision and talent of MercurySteam and the vast experience of 505 Games, gamers can expect an engaging, engaging and high-quality video game. “.
MercurySteam released Metroid Dread in partnership with Nintendo this past October. While the series certainly has its fair share of devoted fans, the success of the game allowed him to comfortably beat the record sales of the series in the United States. Without a doubt, a factor that could bode well for the future of the franchise.
Upon its release, the game debuted as the third best-selling game of October in the United States. If you want more information about the game, we remind you that you can read the analysis that we dedicate to it at MRT Spain.