So much Homeworld as its sequel they are considered as two of the best strategy games in history, which makes this announcement truly spectacular: 20 years after the launch of the original title, the development of Homeworld 3, to the joy of the staff.
The announcement comes from the PAX West, where Gearbox has dropped it confirming that the development is in charge of Blackbird Interactive. In case it doesn't sound like this, this studio is responsible for the remastered versions of Homeworld Y Homeworld 2, as well as the prequel to the Relic original called Deserts of Kharak.
Here you have the trailer of Homeworld 3:
With the idea of involving the gaming community in development, Gearbox has opened a collective financing campaign in Fig for Homeworld 3. The goal is 1 dollar, so the main objective does not seem to be to get the money needed to take it out but allow fans of Homeworld They can be in contact with Blackbird Interactive to give their feedback and have a direct impact when deciding how the game should be, what features it should include, etc. In addition to this, each backer will receive their rewards based on what they have decided to pay, of course.
On the other hand, and unlike Kickstarter and other collective financing platforms, Fig allows anyone to become an investor in the game to receive a share of the income they generate. Homeworld 3 once launched to the market based on the acquired shares. The date, for now, is scheduled for last quarter of 2022.
The support for the game is such that the campaign has raised more than $ 200,000 in a few hours (since I've started writing this post until I've published it I've seen the figure rise by $ 3,000). Homeworld 3 It is in an early phase of preproduction, so the studio has all the margin that it wants to include the functions most demanded by the community and thus be able to get the game that all fans want to see.
Share Attention, fans of the strategy: Homeworld 3 is officially in development