Dune Awakening was one of the surprise announcements revealed to us during Gamescom 2022, as we just had a Dune inspired game release in the form of Dune Spice Wars.
Now, developer, Funcom will be looking to bring the Dune universe to more of a action relam as the new survival MMO will be releasing soon and we're going to run over everything you need to know!
Dune Awakening: Release Date and Platforms
Dune Awakening won't be releasing anytime soon, as it was just revealed to us during Gamescom 2022, so expect at least another year or so until the game is officially released.
As well, we don't know for certain what platforms the game is going to release on, but since it's a survival MMO we can assume it'll only release on PC.
Dune Awakening Trailer
What Is Dune Awakening?
Dune: Awakening combines the grittiness and creativity of survival games with the social interactivity of large-scale, persistent multiplayer games to create a unique and ambitious Open World Survival MMO. Rise from survival to dominance in a vast and seamless Arrakis shared by thousands of players.
Survive the most dangerous planet in the universe. Build shelters against sandstorms, maintain your stillsuit, and master the old ways to walk even the deepest deserts. Avoid or be devoured by the colossal sandworms that dwell beneath the sands.
Explore the ever-changing face of Arrakis. Walk the ruins of long-forgotten biological testing stations, scavenge the wreckage of fallen spaceships, and wander the dusty halls of abandoned sietches. Head into unmapped sectors and be the first to discover secrets and riches before the coriolis storms once again shift the sands and alter the landscape.
Control the spice, control Arrakis. Hunt for spice blows and deploy your harvester, then protect it from opportunistic raiders and rival factions. Soak the sand in blood as massive battles shift seamlessly from foot to vehicles and from ground to ornithopters in the sky.
Make plans within plans. Make a name for yourself among the inhabitants of Arrakis. Wield intrigue and force to influence the Landsraad and impact the world. Build your own faction through spice harvesting, trade, subterfuge, and open conflict.
Awaken the sleeper. Tailor every aspect of your character. Consume spice to conquer your senses and acquire powerful abilities. Hone your craft to become sought out for the finest creations. Construct your fortress in the style of your choosing. The journey is yours to shape.