Yager, the developers of Spec Ops: The Line, recently announced an upcoming free-to-play aerial combat MMO developed by Grey Box, Dreanought – a free competitive multiplayer “armada action game” featuring spacecraft of epic proportions.
“Dreadnought harkens back to the PC space combat game we developed
when we first started out,” said Mathias Wiese, Art Director and
Co-Founder at YAGER. “In the years since, we’ve been developing and
testing some incredible ideas that now perfectly come together in
Dreadnought. Grey Box has been an amazing partner and we’re incredibly
thankful they share our vision for what Dreadnought will become.”
Players take on the role of captain in a mercenary fighting vessel bound for untold amounts of fame and fortune in a science-fiction universe pushed to the brink of war. The focal point of the game are the monstrous Battleships that come in a huge variety of shapes and sizes, each packing a deadly arsenal of futuristic weaponry and equipment. Unlike today’s combat centered online games, Dreadnought will put players in complete control of their ship – mastering everything from power management to weapon customization and deployment.
“We all have that dream of sitting in the Captain’s Chair,” said Tony
Medrano, Creative Director at Grey Box. “It’s an awesome feeling to
control something so huge and powerful, and that feeling is present in
Dreadnought. Our goal is to nurture that feeling at all costs by working
with players to fulfill the creation of their dream armada. With the
game announced, that feedback starts now. It’s going to be a lot of
According to other sources the game will be free-to-play and is scheduled to launch later this year.