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Crossfire: Legion

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X
Genre: Strategy
Developer: Blackbird Interactive
Release Date: 2022

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'Crossfire: Legion' RTS Signed by Koch Media's New Prime Matter Label - Screens

by Judy on June 11, 2021 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT

Crossfire: Legion is a futuristic, action-packed, modern take on the classic RTS genre.

Prime Matter and Smilegate are teaming up for a new franchise, Crossfire: Legion, a futuristic, action-packed, modern take on classic RTS from Canadian-based RTS specialist studio, Blackbird Interactive.

Blackbird Interactive was founded in 2010 by Rob Cunningham, a former art director of Homeworld 1 and 2 and formed with a group of industry professionals who participated many hit games, such as Gears of War and Company of Heroes.

The new title was one of the key reveals when Koch Media launched its new premium gaming label and will see Prime Matter responsible for physical and digital distribution of the title across PC and console platforms.

Operating out of Koch Media's headquarters in Munich, Prime Matter is comprised of seasoned industry veterans and enthusiastic fresh faces creating a diverse team of multicultural gaming experts.

"We are truly excited to bring the vast and original Crossfire: Legion to the world of RTS players, the combination of Blackbird Interactive and the Crossfire IP from Smilegate is undoubtedly a thrilling proposition for any strategy / action gamer and a perfect title for our brand new games label Prime Matter." said Mario Gerhold, Global Brand and Marketing Director, Koch Media GmbH.

Smilegate Entertainment CEO Ina Jang said, "Crossfire, being introduced in various platforms and genres, is growing into a world-class IP, and it is now reimagined as RTS. Crossfire: Legion is not only for the gamers who have previously enjoyed the original Crossfire but also appeals to any gamer that [wants] to experience a classic RTS experiences reinvented in a modern time.

Crossfire: Legion has a launch window of 2022.

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