Wolfenstein: The New Order has been announced by Bethesda. Teased earlier today (7th May), the new entry in the long-running first-person shooter franchise will release on Xbox 360, PS3, PC and next-generation systems in late 2013
Set in an alternative history where the Nazis won World War II, it will see the return of series protagonist B.J. Blazkowicz.
“We are excited to bring a new chapter of Wolfenstein to gamers everywhere,” said creative director Jens Matthies.
“As fans of the series, working on this game is an honour, and our team is driven to create an unforgettable action-adventure experience that will make FPS fans proud.”
Developed by MachineGames, the studio was founded by former Starbreeze Studios members before being bought by Bethesda’s parent company ZeniMax in 2010.
The studio was teased to be working on a game using RAGE‘s id Tech 5 engine. Bethesda also recently revealed The Evil Within for release on consoles and PC for 2014