Homefront fans will be glad to know that multi-award winning FPS veterans from Crytek will develop the next installation in the series. According to Danny Bilson, EVP Core Games, THQ, “Selecting Crytek to take Homefront forward underscores our strategy of working with the industry’s best talent. Homefront‘s unique setting and storyline captivated gamers the world over. With Crytek’s industry leading technology and legendary experience in the FPS genre, we’re supremely confident that the next Homefront will deliver that AAA-quality experience that players demand.”
Cevat Yerli, Founder, CEO and President of Crytek also shared his thoughts. “We see Homefront as a really strong universe that has a lot of potential and that has been expertly created and marketed by THQ,” he said. “We believe that bringing our level of quality, creativity and production values to the next Homefront title creates an opportunity for both THQ and Crytek to deliver a truly blockbuster game. It’s really important to us that THQ has the faith in giving us a lot of creative freedom over one of its most important properties to allow us to bring the Homefront world to life in a new and innovative way.”
Homefront debuted in March 2011 as a popular title for THQ. The next title in the series is targeted for a 2014 release date and will be available on the PC and consoles.