Developer Piranha Bytes and THQ Nordic has announced a sequel to their latest RPG game Elex. The game, simply entitled Elex 2, will continue the story set forth in the first game, picking up several years after the events of the first. The developers best known for their first video game franchise Gothic, though they also created the Risen series as well.
The official website for the game outlines the story:
Several years after Jax defeated the Hybrid, a new threat arrives from the sky, unleashing the dangerous powers of dark Elex and endangering all life on the planet. In order to defend the peace on Magalan and the safety of his own family, Jax has to go on a mission to convince the factions to unite against the invaders.
Dive into a huge, hand-crafted, completely unique world with multiple factions and diverse environments set in a post-apocalyptic science fantasy universe. Explore the vast world of Magalan with your jetpack, and play through the epic story the way you want.
Main features for the RPG include are also listed on their website:
Explore the planet of Magalan with unprecedented freedom, using your trusted jetpack to traverse the map and even fly!
Interact with a lived-in world, full of unique NPCs, who
– will remember what you’ve done and react accordingly
– will join or leave your group depending on how you behave
– are able to be killed, which will have an effect on the story
Engage in fluid close and ranged combat with a massively improved control system.
Experience a story where your actions have consequences, immersing you in a world of moral decisions.
Elex II has no set release date yet. It will release for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.