The next game in the Metro series will launch in 2017, the official website for the Metro 2035 novel by Dmitry Glukhovsky reveals.
The Metro video game series is based on Glukhovsky’s novels. Metro 2033 the novel launched in 2007 and its sequel Metro 2034 followed in 2009. The final book in the trilogy, Metro 2035, launches December 10.
In a timeline on the website, Glukhovsky lists “the next Metro video game” for release in 2017. A teaser reads, “It all adds up to something. Where the books end their story, the game will pick it up. An era of great discoveries lies ahead…”
Update 11/9/16 at 11:55 a.m.: The official Metro Facebook page has provided the following update:
You may have noticed some sites have reported that a new Metro game would be released in 2017. Deep Silver has released the following statement…
As the exclusive rights holder to video games set in the Metro 2033 universe, Deep Silver has ambitious plans for the hugely successful Metro series.
But just to manage our fans’ expectations – releasing the next Metro game in 2017 is not one of them.
When we have more news to share, we will.
Thank you for your patience.