Treatment and Rockstar Video games have introduced they are going to be remaking Max Payne and Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne.
In a shock announcement Treatment will work with Rockstar underneath a brand new publishing settlement to remake the primary two Max Payne video games for PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Sequence X and S. Treatment will deal with improvement whereas Rockstar will finance the venture “which might be according to a typical Treatment AAA-game manufacturing.”
The Max Payne remakes can even be developed on Treatment’s Northlight recreation engine, the identical engine used to develop Management and the upcoming Alan Wake 2.
The unique Max Payne video games had been additionally a results of a partnership between Treatment and Rockstar, with Treatment dealing with improvement and Rockstar Video games publishing. Rockstar additionally dealt with the event of Max Payne 3.
“We had been thrilled when our long-time pals at Treatment approached us about remaking the unique Max Payne video games,” mentioned Rockstar founder Sam Houser. “We’re large followers of the work the Treatment staff has created over time and we won’t wait to play these new variations.”
Treatment CEO Tero Virtala added, “Max Payne has at all times held a particular place within the hearts of everybody at Treatment, and we all know the thousands and thousands of followers worldwide really feel the identical.”
Virtala added that the staff is happy to “carry the story, motion and ambiance of the unique Max Payne video games again to gamers in new methods.”
The venture is sounding like a full remake on condition that will probably be developed on Treatment’s latest engine, and it’ll have an identical AAA finances. It is tantalizing to think about the unique Max Payne video games constructed utilizing the identical engine as Management and Alan Wake 2.
Treatment has had a succesful run as of late with Recreation of the 12 months 2019 winner Management and a brand new partnership with Epic Video games for Alan Wake 2. Now, Treatment will return to a different beloved franchise with the Max Payne remakes.
Matt T.M. Kim is IGN’s Information Editor. You’ll be able to attain him @lawoftd.