Vintage gamers, rejoice! Electronic Arts announced that they will be remastering the classic real-time strategy game series, Command and Conquer (C&C).
The game is getting a modern treatment for new platforms. EA confirmed Wednesday that it plans to remaster the original C&C and its prequel/sequel, Command & Conquer: Red Alert, to “4K glory” with the help of Petroglyph Games.
Petroglyph is the developer behind strategy games like Grey Goo, Star Wars: Empire at War and Guardians of Graxia.
“Today, I’m thrilled to tell you we are going to the beginning. We have decided to remaster Command & Conquer: Tiberian Dawn. And while this is incredibly exciting on its own, we’re also aware of how passionate the community is about the Red Alert universe. So, we will also remaster the original Command & Conquer: Red Alert™”, mentioned Jim Vessella trough the EA website.
The classic strategy game also featured some exciting expansion packs. And according to the report they will too get a remastered edition.
“But what about the classic expansion packs you may ask – Covert Ops, Counterstrike, and Aftermath? Well, C&C and Red Alert wouldn’t be the same without them, so all three expansion packs will be bundled with the base games into one remastered collection – without microtransactions”, Vessella concluded.
Although these are awesome news, we are still long ways away from getting a release date. Vessella concluded stating that the game has not yet started development.
The Command & Conquer series kicked off in 1995 with Westwood Studios’ original real-time strategy game. EA will release a new take on the franchise, Command & Conquer: Rivals, for Android and iOS this December.