Annapurna Interactive hosted its game showcase last night where the publisher shared new details on some upcoming games. Some of these updates included Stray headed to Xbox. However, one of the bigger reveals was Blade Runner 2033: Labyrinth – a sequel to the original Blade Runner film.
According to Annapurna, Blade Runner 2033: Labyrinth takes place in a dystopian Los Angeles. Players take on the role of a former police officer who lives in LA after the Blackout Event. This event was previously mentioned in Blade Runner 2049.
The publisher claims that Blade Runner 2033: Labyrinth is the first new Blade Runner game in over 25 years. There was a VR game called Blade Runner: Revelations back in 2018 but obviously, it wasn’t seen as a mainline entry.
Annapurna says that Blade Runner 2033: Labyrinth is set in a location now called the Land of the Dead. There isn’t much to see in the trailer, to be honest. It is more of a teaser trailer than anything else. We do get a small glimpse of the memory-crafting technology seen in Blade Runner 2049.
For the most part, Blade Runner 2033: Labyrinth promises to be canon. It takes place just one year after the events of the original film. The gameplay seems to feature a third-person perspective but the trailer could simply just be in-engine stuff.
Annapurna says that Blade Runner 2033: Labyrinth is coming to PC and consoles. There’s no release date yet. Keep in mind that the game is being developed in-house at the studio. While Annapurna publishes games, this marks its first in-studio project. You can wishlist the game today on Steam.