The makers behind the famous Just Cause game series – Avalanche Studios has announced a new game at E3. Contraband is a co-op experience built on the next generation of the Apex Engine, the technology behind the Just Cause series.
At the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase, Avalanche Studios revealed their three years of work with Xbox Game Studios in the form of Contraband. Using, the Apex Engine, the game could take full advantage of the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S capabilities.
The Announcement trailer just gives a small glimpse of the high details you can expect from Contraband:
Contraband is a co-op smuggler’s paradise set in the fictional world of 1970s Bayan, and our most ambitious and spectacular game to date. We’re taking everything that we’ve learned from 18 years of being at the forefront of creating beautiful, vast open game worlds filled with stunning vistas and incredible emergent gameplay moments.
To fully deliver on our vision for Contraband, we have an amazing team at Avalanche Studios that are pushing the boundaries with the next generation of our Apex Engine, the technology behind all our games, including the Just Cause series. We built the engine to unlock the creativity of our developers and we’re excited to take full advantage of the unique capabilities of Xbox Series X|S.
As of now, we have no solid time frame or details regarding the game and its launch, but it surely will be available on PC, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S. Also, as it’s developed by both Xbox Game Studios and Avalanche Studios, expect the game to come with Xbox Game Pass as well.