July 7, 2022

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Dune: Spice Wars’ early access roadmap teases multiplayer, spaceports, more

Northgard developer Shiro Games’ sci-fi strategy title Dune: Spice Wars generated plenty of praise when it launched into Steam early access toward the end of last month, and now, as the studio starts to build on that initial success, publisher Funcom has shared an initial development roadmap promising the likes of multiplayer, spaceports, and more to come.

First up in terms of major new features is multiplayer, currently scheduled to arrive some time this “summer”. Details are scarce at this juncture, but Funcom’s roadmap makes reference to both co-op play and “free-for-all” PvP, with up to four players supported at one time.

Also due this summer is a brand-new faction, but specifics are even more limited in this case. All we’re getting for the time being is the tease of a suitably mysterious silhouette and a note that the faction will include a “new victory condition”.

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