Splash Damage, Sacriel, and shroud announce ‘AAA open-world survival game’ Project AstridCurrently in pre-production.
Splash Damage, in partnership with live streamers Sacriel and shroud, have announced Project Astrid, an “AAA open-world survival game” currently in pre-production. Platforms and a release date were not announced.
Find comments from each party below.
Lance Winter, Creative Director – Splash Damage
“Sacriel and shroud are core members of our development team. They bring with them a unique and fresh perspective. Not only that, but they’re providing us brand new insights into what fans and creators actually want from their gaming experiences. No one knows this genre better than they do.”
Richard Jolly, CEO – Splash Damage
“Founding from friends who met in online player-versus-player, Splash Damage has been passionate about crafting unforgettable multiplayer experiences for over 20 years. Project Astrid is the culmination of this passion, born out of a partnership with two close friends, who also happen to be incredibly well-respected experts in our industry. We’re excited to share something fresh with our fans as we take a bold step forward and craft a game that’s truly different from anything we’ve done before.”
Dave Miller, Head of Publishing – Splash Damage
“Working with Sacriel and shroud has given us a unique opportunity. This new era of Splash Damage is about doing things differently, but also owning the entire process; from concept to publishing. Bringing in the guys right at the start of the process allows us to use their knowledge and experience, collaborating with them to make something truly unique in the genre.”
Chris “Sacriel” Ball
“This is a dream come true. Mike and I have been envisioning a world where we help build the game that streamers and gamers love playing. To be able to execute with a team as esteemed and experienced as Splash Damage is a privilege. In our work together to date, it is clear to us that we are truly part of the team and that we are well positioned to help bring this dream to reality.”
Mike “shroud” Grzesiek
“This project means everything to me. Chris and I have refined a vision for what’s next in the survival genre and with Splash Damage we’re setting out to build it. We want to build the best survival game ever, and with Sacriel’s brain and Splash Damage’s team, I know we can do it.”
Watch the announcement video below.