It’s been 17 years of waiting, but mechwarrior 5: mercenaries is there. The developers of Piranha Games have finally taken the breaks of some cumbersome war machines, and a new solo adventure has arrived. The game will be launched on PC via Epic Games Store, and you may be wondering if it comes out on consoles.
For the moment, the answer is no. Currently, MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries is a PC game only and will only be available on Epic Games Store. Piranha Games has shown his interest in bringing the game to Xbox One at a Questions / Answers in Mech-Con 2018. The founder of Piranha Games, Russ Bullock, answered a question of fans on the subject by declaring that ‘They “would like to see Mechwarrior 5: Mercenaries on Xbox One”. Bullock cited the management of the mouse and keypad of the Xbox One as reason.
MechWARRIOR Games usually have the complex and developed control diagrams for the various functions The Mechs holders, so it is not surprising that this does not translate itself very well for a controller. At the time, it was just not planned to launch on a console, and Bullock said the team focused on the PC version in the perspective of the launch. Could you see the game Becoming a console in the future? It would certainly seem that Piranha Games would like to do it at some point.
Mechwarrior 5: mercenaries takes place in 3015, over the last decade of the third succession war. The players will come back again in the role of a Mechwarrior recruit mercenary. As always, you will follow the fighting money in combat, completing various contracts for the many factions of the game. For now, if you want to try to become the most notorious mercenary of the system, you will have to play on PC, but a Console version could happen at some point in the future.