YAGER supports Funcom with the co-development of Dune: Awakening

YAGER has a long history of supporting other game developers in the development of their games. Especially with the expertise YAGER has developed over the years and the different projects the team has worked on, we are always happy to support other companies to succeed with their projects.

As Tencent second party studios the cooperation of YAGER and Funcom is not surprising and to be honest, has already been going on since 2022. YAGER is very proud to officially announce that the co-development with Funcom has been focused on the upcoming open world survival MMO Dune: Awakening, which is planned to release on PC, Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.

Inspired by the sci-fi masterpiece DUNE written by Frank Herbert and Legendary Entertainment’s award-winning, blockbuster film by Denis Villeneuve, Dune: Awakening is built with both Dune and Survival fans in mind by the veteran developers at Funcom. Witness the vastness of Arrakis in Dune: Awakening’s teaser trailer.

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ABOUT YAGER: YAGER is a passionate game development studio based in Berlin and founded in 1999. YAGER’s team of highly experienced and skillful developers create and market unique & innovative action games. With empathy and openness, YAGER enables over 130 international employees to grow with the company and achieve ambitious goals together. To learn more, please visit: https://www.yager.de

ABOUT FUNCOM: Funcom is a developer and publisher of online games for PC and consoles. Funcom has provided outstanding entertainment since 1993 and continues to expand its track-record of more than twenty released games. Titles include ‘Conan Exiles‘, ‘Secret World Legends, ‘Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures’, ‘The Longest Journey’, ‘Anarchy Online’, ‘The Park’, and ‘Dreamfall: The Longest Journey’. For corporate information please visit http://www.funcom.com.

ABOUT DUNE: AWAKENING: In Dune: Awakening you strive to survive the countless dangers of Arrakis alongside thousands of other players. Explore your role and identity while experiencing an epic personal journey, from searching for water and building shelters against storms to controlling the flow of spice in the top echelons of the planet. To learn more visit: https://duneawakening.com/

ABOUT LEGENDARY ENTERTAINMENT: Legendary Entertainment is a leading media company with film (Legendary Pictures), television and digital (Legendary Television and Digital Media) and comics (Legendary Comics) divisions dedicated to owning, producing and delivering content to worldwide audiences. Legendary has built a library of marquee media properties and has established itself as a trusted brand which consistently delivers high-quality, commercial entertainment including some of the world’s most popular intellectual property. In aggregate, Legendary Pictures-associated productions have realized grosses of more than $18 billion worldwide at the box office. To learn more visit: http://www.legendary.com

ABOUT FRANK HERBERT: Frank Herbert (1920 – 1986) created the most beloved novel in the annals of science fiction, DUNE, winner of both the Hugo and Nebula Awards. He was a man of many facets, of countless passageways that ran through an intricate mind. His magnum opus is a reflection of this, a classic work that stands as one of the most complex, multi-layered novels ever written in any genre. Today the novel is more popular than ever, with new readers continually discovering it and telling their friends to pick up a copy. It has sold tens of millions of copies worldwide, in more than 40 languages. Today his literary legacy is managed by his son Brian Herbert, and grandchildren Kim Herbert and Byron Merritt.