City Interactive announced this afternoon that it's developing a new free-to-play "AAA" first person shooter called World of Mercenaries, which will be released exclusively for the PC.
Powered by Unreal Engine 3, World of Mercenaries is a skill based competitive FPS that will have customisable weapons and focuses on "teamwork as a core element for player progression".
"Our veteran team is comprised of some of the most devoted FPS fans in the world and we’re excited to use our knowledge and experience to fuse the best elements of previously released games in the genre with new and exciting advancements – be it in terms of graphics, controls or skill based game play." says Bogdan Oprescu, Executive Producer for the title. "Our closed beta program will be an integral part of the development process for World of Mercenaries, as it is our goal to deliver a game made by, for and with FPS fans. We are shaping the future of competitive FPS, and are fully confident it will be achieved with the enthusiasm and help of our beta testers."
More information on the game and the launch of the Beta registration process will be revealed soon.