Piranha Games have shown off the intro cinematic for MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries.
The cinematic gives a brief primer of BattleTech history and sets up the Succession Wars that players will find themselves engaged in. You can find the cinematic above.
Here’s a rundown of the game:
The year is 3015. Humanity has colonized thousands of systems across a vast region of space splintered by centuries of conflict. The battlefields of the future are dominated by MechWarriors, elite pilots of hulking machines of war known as BattleMechs. It is a lucrative time to be a mercenary.
- A World of Destruction – Level entire cities and decimate armies of enemy forces while piloting hundreds of unique BattleMech variants.
- Seek The Truth – Follow a path of interstellar intrigue in a quest for glory and revenge as the leader of a mercenary company reborn in the flames of near destruction.
- The Merc Life – Manage the intricacies of running an expanding mercenary company, from the maintenance and acquisition of BattleMechs to the hiring of fellow MechWarriors.
- Fight Together – Fight alongside your friends with four-player PvE co-op support.
MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries will be launching on Windows PC via the Epic Games Store December 10th.