Starbreeze Entertainment has announced Project Baxter, a new game based on the Dungeons & Dragons intellectual property from Wizards of the Coast. It will launch in 2026 with cross-play for “all major platforms,” and is both published and developed by Starbreeze Entertainment.
Here is an overview of the game, via Starbreeze Entertainment:
The game, with the internal codename Project Baxter, set in the world of Dungeons & Dragons will carry the signature Starbreeze game cornerstones of cooperative multiplayer, lifetime commitment through a Games as a Service-model, community engagement and a larger than life experience. Project Baxter will launch on all major platforms in 2026 and include cross-play. The game will be produced in Unreal Engine 5.
And here are two pieces of concept artwork:
“It is hard to imagine a better pairing than Dungeons & Dragons and Starbreeze—both with their foundation in cooperative and community driven experiences, ‘play it your way’ and infinite replayability,” said Starbreeze Entertainment CEO Tobias Sjogren in a press release. “When looking at prospective IPs for our future projects, Dungeons & Dragons was always at the top of our list and I’m incredibly happy to announce this license. I want to thank Wizards of the Coast for being such a great partner. Development of the game is in full swing, and we are excited to deliver an amazing Dungeons & Dragons action adventure in 2026.”
Wizards of the Coast and Hasbro senior vice president of digital strategy and licensing Eugene Evans added, “Dungeons & Dragons is having an extraordinary year. Our gaming brands, including Dungeons & Dragons, continue to attract great partners as we execute our plan to grow our digital games portfolio through licensing and development. Our collaboration with Starbreeze is a prime illustration of this strategy. Given their impressive games and passion for Dungeons & Dragons, we are confident that they will create an experience that will delight fans worldwide.”