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Warhammer 40000: Space Marine 2 announced at The Game Awards 2021

A sequel to Warhammer 40000: Space Marine was unveiled during The Game Awards.


During The Game Awards 2021, we got a lot of surprise reveals for upcoming games. One of the night’s biggest surprises was the announcement of Warhammer 40000: Space Marine 2, the follow up to one of the most beloved entries in the franchise.

The cinematic trailer for Warhammer 40000: Space Marine 2 that debuted during the 2021 Game Awards re-introduced players to the fantasy world. We got a look at some of the alien creatures that players will face off with, as well as some of the weapons they’ll wield, including what can only be described as a chainsaw sword. More details about Captain Titus’ latest adventure were shared in the description of the official trailer on YouTube.

The galaxy is in peril. Entire worlds are falling. The Imperium needs you. Embody the superhuman skill and brutality of a Space Marine, the greatest of the Emperor’s warriors, with Clive Standen (Vikings, Taken) as the iconic Captain Titus. Unleash deadly abilities and an arsenal of devastating weaponry to obliterate the relentless Tyranid hordes. Hold at bay the horrors of the galaxy in epic battles on far-flung planets. Uncover dark secrets and drive back the everlasting night to prove your ultimate loyalty to humanity.

There is no current release window, but Warhammer 40000: Space Marine 2 will be a PS5 exclusive title. Stick with Shacknews for everything you need to know about the 2021 Game Awards.

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    December 9, 2021 6:50 PM

    Donovan Erskine posted a new article, Warhammer: Space Marine 2 announced at The Game Awards 2021

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      December 10, 2021 4:24 AM


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      December 10, 2021 4:45 AM

      Oh wait what. A PS5 exclusive?? Horseshit

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      December 10, 2021 4:47 AM

      Not developed by Relic though (which is unsurprising).

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      December 10, 2021 7:13 AM

      I'm so excited for this. I just hope they nail it this time. The MP was so slept on last game.

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        December 10, 2021 8:07 AM

        The MP in 1 was so fun. I am incredibly biased but damn, I had a blast with it.

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      December 10, 2021 7:24 AM

      Can we have a total war 40k tho

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      December 10, 2021 7:25 AM

      While it may be niche, this was the moment of the show for me. I honestly thought there would never be a sequel to that game. And I absolutely adored the first game. Especially the multiplayer. So Not only was this completely out of left field it's also pretty much an abandoned wish coming true.

      I'm a huge 40K fan. I seen time and again really awesome looking 40K game trailers, only for it to be a bulshit mobile game or whatever. It was only at the very end when he started taking his helmet off, did I for a second I think it actually could be.... and there he was. My boy, 200 years older mind you, but my boy Titus!!!

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      December 10, 2021 7:30 AM

      Do want.

      Kinda bummed its not Relic though. Maybe the burned some bridges after the fiasco that was DoW3... :( That and they have been focused on AoE4 and CoH3.

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        December 10, 2021 7:36 AM

        This is done by the studio that made World War Z, they nailed the third person shooter / horde gameplay, it should be in good hands! 🙏

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        December 10, 2021 7:42 AM

        It's been like a decade. How many people from the original dev team can there be left at Relic anyway?

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        December 10, 2021 9:26 AM

        I worked on Space Marine. It has nothing to do with DoW3. At the time Space Marine was made, THQ was almost about to implode and they decided not to invest in a sequel. Many of the original team members from Space Marine went on to work at the Coalition to work on the Gears franchise.

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          December 10, 2021 9:41 AM

          you guys did some great work. I really hope Saber keeps that attention to detail you guys put in the first one.

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            December 10, 2021 9:53 AM

            Thanks! Most of us thought it had a lot of potential and were really excited to work on a sequel, where we could polish the gameplay, improve the encounters and explore new mechanics/factions. I hope they're able to do it justice, as someone who also worked on DoW2, I like the choice of tyranids!

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