In a fresh announcement that further strengthens Square Enix’s growing Western aspirations, the Japanese publisher has confirmed that it will be publishing Dungeon Siege 3.
Developed by Fallout New Vegas, Alpha Protocol and Knights of the Old Republic studio Obsidian, it’s the first time that the popular dungeon crawling RPG series has been released on consoles – specifically Xbox 360 and PS3, as well as PC.
Dungeon Siege Chris Taylor of Gas Powered Games will also work on the game as an advisor. Little is known of the title as of yet, though it has been confirmed that it will support will feature co-op multiplayer.
“Square Enix is proud to partner with Obsidian Entertainment for Dungeon Siege 3,” Square Enix Europe co-COO Mike Sherlock stated.
“The company has a history in making some of the most immersive and entertaining videogames and is a perfect fit to take the franchise forward and create a new benchmark for the action-RPG.”
Obsidian CEO and co-founder Feargus Urquhart added: “It’s a distinct privilege and thrill to become a part of the Dungeon Siege legacy. This partnership with Square Enix is a milestone for both Obsidian and the franchise, and the two companies’ strengths for compelling characters and storytelling will shine throughout Dungeon Siege 3.”
There’s no release date for the game as of yet.