Warframe teases space combat at E3 2019 PC Gaming Show

Digital Extremes teased the upcoming space combat addition of Warframe at this year's E3 2019 PC Gaming Show.

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If you thought that space ninja simulator, Warframe couldn’t get any better, then you thought wrong. For a few years now, Digital Extremes, the developers behind Warframe, have been looking for a way to bring the fast-paced and action-packed ninja combat of the game’s base systems to space.

Now, they’re ready to talk a bit more about the space combat systems, and they teased Warframe players with a small bit of it at this year’s E3 2019 PC Gaming Show. Rebecca Ford, the Community Director on Warframe, took to the stage and revealed a bit of information about the game’s upcoming expansion, Empyrean. This expansion had been known as Railjack beforehand, the new expansion will bring a massive change to Warframe’s core game mechanics with the addition of ship-to-ship space combat.

It’s a massive update that Digital Extremes has been working on for quite some time now, and one that they teased briefly at TennoCon 2018, last year. This year was just another tease, though the short trailer did give us a nice look at what we can expect to learn more about when TennoCon and TennoLive kick in next month. TennoCon is Warframe’s annual conference to celebrate the game’s sprawling community, and we expect that Digital Extremes will dive into the upcoming expansion a bit more heavily during their livestreams next month.

Warframe ship-to-ship combat teased with Railjack at TennoCon 2018

On top of showcasing Empyrean and space combat, Ford also revealed that players will be able to link their Warframe account to Twitch and then watch the TennoLive broadcasts to receive the Nekros Prime Warframe completely free. For more information on all the latest announcements out of E3 2019, be sure to keep your eyes set on Shacknews. You can also follow Shacknews on Twitter, as we’ll be tweeting out a constant stream of our latest stories, interviews, and behind-the-scenes looks at the hottest games coming out this year.

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