Torchlight Frontiers confirmed by Perfect World, Echtra Games

Torchlight Frontiers

As for Schaefer, he's confident that Frontiers represents a positive evolution of the Torchlight universe. The shared world part points to an online only game with persistent servers and procedurally generated worlds.

Torchlight Frontiers" shared world promises to be a persistent, dynamically generated one, in which you can team up with friends "and devoted pets" to slice "n dice your way through ancient ruins, lost civilisations and dark dungeons stuffed with riches, loot and risky monsters. The importance of a veteran team can't be overstated, so its reassuring to see that Torchlight Frontiers development is being led by Max Schaefer, former Runic Games and Blizzard North co-founder, and the development team includes members responsible for games such as the original Diablo.

Torchlight is back! This morning Echtra Games, Inc. revealed a new announcement trailer for Torchlight Frontiers, a shared-world action RPG set in the beloved Torchlight universe.

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No word on when the game will be released, but those who are attending Gamescom and PAX West will be able to check out demos of it. Set in the same beloved Torchlight universe from Torchlight I and II, this shared-world action-RPG brings back numerous franchise's signature features and mechanics that captured the hearts of ARPG fans around the world. "Torchlight Frontiers will be a living, breathing universe that will still feel uniquely Torchlight, while we add our own creative spin to the game". It had purchased a majority stake in Runic back in 2010 before buying it outright. The franchise was originally developed by Runic Games, which closed in 2017.

Have you ever played a Torchlight game before?

Torchlight was released in 2009 and Torchlight 2 followed in 2012.

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