Dune: Spice Wars is a blend of RTS and 4X gameplay

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Dune: Spice Wars is both an RTS and a 4X strategy game, Funcom has revealed – among other details.

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In a press release, Funcom revealed new details about Dune: Spice Wars. Primarily, it is revealed that the game is a unique blend of both RTS gameplay and 4X strategy game, featuring “exploration, territory control, economic development, warfare, politics and espionage”, all of which are blended into the RTS experience. .

Additionally, Spice Wars has a base building aspect. You can start by creating your own base of operations for your faction (for example, Araken for Atrides), but you won’t manually ground buildings, as the new Dune game is “much bigger” than your usual RTS. Play.


Elsewhere, Funcom revealed that a total of five factions will be playable in Dune: Spice Wars. Right now, only House Atreides and House Harkonnen have been revealed for the new strategy game, but Funcom says that two additional factions will be added to the game at launch, along with another fifth faction bundled down the early access road. Will be done.

Doon: Spice Wars is eyeing to launch on other platforms as well. Right now, it’s slated for an Early Access launch exclusively via Steam later this year in 2022, but Funcom is actively exploring launches on other platforms, as well as via other PC-based storefronts. Has been doing. However nothing is certain at this time.

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Lastly, Funcom can’t confirm mod support for Dune: Spice Wars right now. However, the developer says that if there appears to be significant demand for mod support at any time after the game enters Early Access, it “will likely be more than happy to see it.” In other words, players will need to be vocal about wanting mod support if they want to add it to strategy games.

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