Halo and Destiny developer Bungie reboots classic FPS franchise Marathon

Source: Ars Technica

Article note: Looks like they're using the name of their groundbreaking and beloved old single-player story driven franchise for a typical modern lootbox as a service multiplayer shooter.

Marathon trailer.

It's been more than 25 years since the last game in the storied Marathon first-person shooter franchise came out, but developer Bungie is (sort of) returning to its roots by rebooting the IP with a new game simply titled Marathon.

The game was revealed as a PlayStation 5 title in a short cinematic trailer during Sony's not-E3 "PlayStation Showcase" stream Wednesday afternoon. That said, it is also coming to PC and Xbox Series X/S. Bungie says it will support cross-play and cross-save between those platforms, just like the developer's current flagship title, Destiny 2.

The cross-platform nature of it wasn't a foregone conclusion though, as Sony closed an acquisition of Bungie in July 2022. This is Bungie's first non-Destiny title in 13 years.

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