Following information in October that Command & Conquer remasters could be coming to PC, EA has revealed extra data on its plans to revive the traditional actual time technique (RTS) video games, together with the thrilling announcement that it’s working with members of the unique Command & Conquer improvement crew.
The announcement got here from EA producer Jim Vessella on Reddit, the place he confirmed that EA is partnering with Petroglyph Video games to develop the Command & Conquer remastered video games. In response to Vessella, “Petroglyph Video games contains most of the authentic builders from Westwood Studios, and a few of the most influential members of the unique Command & Conquer improvement crew from 1995.”
That crew contains Joe Bostic, who’s credited because the co-creator of Command & Conquer, and was lead programmer on Tiberian Daybreak and Purple Alert, the 2 video games that EA has introduced will probably be remastered.
Steve Tall, Ted Morris and Mike Legg are all Command & Conquer veterans who may also be engaged on the remasters. That is encouraging information, because it means the remastered video games will probably be as true to the spirit of the originals as potential, whereas updating the titles with new 4K graphics.
EA, which acquired the Command & Conquer licence from authentic developer Westwood Studios, has been accused prior to now of lacking the purpose (and magic) with its latest Command & Conquer video games.
As Vessella explains, “I used to be capable of brainstorm ‘C&C really feel’ with Joe, reminisce concerning the jukebox with Mike, and gab with Steve about whether or not we must always repair the Tib Daybreak Harvester AI. Getting to talk C&C with the unique builders has been one of many highlights of my gamer journey.”
Included video games
Vessella’s put up on Reddit confirms that Command & Conquer: Tiberian Daybreak, the unique Command & Conquer recreation, and its sequel Command & Conquer: Purple Alert would be the two traditional video games getting the remastered remedy.
It’s additionally confirmed that the traditional enlargement packs for the video games (Covert Ops, Counterstrike, and Aftermath) may also be included at no additional price, with Vessella uttering the magic phrases “with out microtransactions”.
This has all made us much more excited to see these genre-defining video games remastered, and as you’ll be able to see from the video under, the crew are simply as enthusiastic about returning to Command & Conquer as we’re.