Funcom revealed in 2019 that they were developing projects based upon Frank Herbert’s Dune. One will be in survival. It was revealed that the project would offer players an open-world. Funcom is actively seeking candidates for its “Dune” development.
Statement on the official web site: “Since the 90s, Funcom has honed its craft, creating unforgettable experiences in immersive universes and achieving lasting success in games like Conan Exiles. We have a group of developers who are experts from more than 30 countries and we are looking for new voices to join our most ambitious project, Arrakis.“.
Funcom stated that the project is underway “next generation open world survival game”It appears to be somewhat similar to Conan Exiles in certain ways. New concept art was also discovered on the site. The project will be developed in collaboration with Nukklear Digital Minds from Germany. Funcom will release this second Dune game, following Dune: Spice Wars (4X real-time strategy, launched earlier in the year on Steam Early Access).