The Microsoft Store has listed an unannounced title called Necromunda: Hired Gun. The game is set within the Warhammer 40,000 universe and scheduled for a June 1, 2021 launch.
According to Microsoft, the game is a fast-paced FPS featuring Xbox Series X|S’s optimization and Smart Delivery.
Necromunda will be the first title to take players on a first-person perspective. Players will take on the role of the lone mercenary aided by a cyborg dog. Both characters will feature customizable augmentations, allowing them to “run on walls and leap over chasms” according to the official description.
Here is an overview of the game:
The Hunter’s Bounty pack, available with all pre-orders of Necromunda: Hired Gun! Take down marks in style, with a unique knife, stub gun, and outfit skin, as well as a new look for your mastiff’s toy. Pick your contracts. Hunt your targets. Collect the bounty.
Navigate an ocean of crime and corruption to balance the bloody ecosystem of Necromunda as a merciless hired gun. The money’s good, the dog’s loyal, and the gun’s reliable – but can you survive the hunt? Necromunda: Hired Gun is an indie fast-paced, violent, and thrilling FPS set in the darkest reaches of Warhammer 40,000’s most infamous hive city.
For the right price, eliminate the most notorious gangers and mutants. Your armory is a sprawling arsenal. Your body is enhanced with a dozen customizable augments to run on walls and leap over chasms. Your cyber-mastiff will sniff out and kill enemies for you, while your grappling hook allows quick, agile traversal of the massive environments.
Here are Necromunda’s key features:
- An indie fast-paced FPS in the Warhammer 40,000 universe
- Upgrade and fight alongside your loyal cyber-mastiff
- Endless weapon and augment customisation
- Upgrade, advance, and level up as you collect bounties
Necromunda: Hired Gun is developed by Streum On Studio, the team responsible for Warhammer 40,000 game Space Hulk: Deathwing.