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Just Cause 2 dev has an open-world steampunk game 'on ice'

Mysterious Avalanche Studios screenshots explained

Avalanche Studios chief creative officer Christofer Sundberg has revealed that the studio has an open-world steampunk game in the works, though the project is currently on hold.

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Speaking to Edge, Sundberg revealed that images posted to his Instagram account earlier this year were not from Just Cause 3, but from an unannounced and currently "on ice" open-world steampunk game.

"They were from a steampunk-style game we had in development that we put on ice," Sundberg said. "I really love that art style, and to combine it with sandbox gameplay is a dream of mine.

"Fortunately, being an independent developer I can control my own destiny and we'll make something in that world sooner or later."

Sundberg also said the studio is currently developing for both current and next-gen consoles, and will announce details of a new "interesting tech development" later this year.

Avalanche Studios is rumoured to be working on at least two titles, including Just Cause 3 and a Mad Max film tie-in.

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