Precursor Games has announced it will relaunch its crowdfunding campaign for Shadow of the Eternals on 25th July using Kickstarter.
In the message posted on its website, the developer revealed there will be some contests and two podcast shows, one run by the studio that will feature developer interviews and the like, while the other is to be done by members of the community, which focuses on their opinions on the game.
We really want to thank our community and followers for the unwavering support and patience over the past few weeks – it’s been a huge inspiration and motivator for us. Your feedback has been instrumental in many ways throughout the process of creating the new campaign and we can’t wait for you to see what we have in store for you all.
The crowdsourcing for Shadow of the Eternals has not exactly gone smoothly, with confusion over the two campaigns running alongside each other being a major stumbling block. It's not entirely clear if Precursor Games will be including a campaign on its own site this time around but it has promised to reveal more in the future.
When the developer put the anchors on its original fundraiser in June it said "a host of a new exciting opportunities that will make the game better than we envisioned" had arisen. We're still in the dark as to what these are, unless it was talking about podcasts.
Kickstarter will launch this Summer in Canada and although there is still no solid date on this, it's likely Precursor Games will run it in conjunction with its emergence. Canadian companies have been getting around Kickstarter's limitations in the past by partnering with US firms in order to start a campaign. Soon they won't have to do this.
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