Perfect World Entertainment has given us the first look into Torchlight Frontiers, the newest entry in the series created by developer Echtra Games, a studio led by Max Schaefer who co-founded the now-defunct Runic Games, makers of Torchlight.
Here is a rundown of the game provided by the publisher:
Set in the same beloved Torchlight universe from Torchlight I and II, this shared-world action RPG brings back many of the franchise’s signature features and mechanics that captured the hearts of action RPG fans around the world. Led by former Runic Games and Blizzard North co-founder, Max Schaefer, the team developing Torchlight Frontiers is comprised of veteran developers who were responsible for the games that defined the ARPG genre, including the original Diablo and Torchlight franchises.
Torchlight Frontiers combines the heart of the beloved Torchlight series with a shared, persistent and dynamically generated world. In true Torchlight style, players will team up with friends and devoted pets to hack and slack their way through a vibrant world, discover ancient ruins of lost civilizations and brave dungeons filled with riches and dangerous creatures.
Interested players can also register for the beta. Check out the (albeit short) debut gameplay trailer via IGN below.
Torchlight Frontiers is scheduled to be released sometime in 2019 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. For more info, be sure to check out the announcement post.