Deus Ex: Human Revolution is widely considered one of the greatest games of the previous generation, if not of all time, so it’s easy to see why expectations would be high for a sequel. For a while it was speculated that there wouldn’t even be a sequel but that was thankfully disproved by the studio’s big reveal. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided picks up two years after the previous game and the world has grown considerably darker. Studio developer has released the following about the story:
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided takes place in 2029, two years after the events of Human Revolution and the infamous ‘Aug Incident’ in Panchaea that resulted in the death of millions at the hands of those who had installed augmentations. This event has created a huge divide between those who have augmentations, and those who do not. Amongst this emotional turmoil are various factions looking to manipulate the public by twisting public opinion of augmentation to further their own agenda and hide the truth of what really happened. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided also continues the story of Adam Jensen, a former biotech company security chief turned super-augmented, anti-terrorist agent playing by his own rules. Jensen has been empowered with all new augmentations, enabling him and the player a greater sense of self-control as they explore all new locations in-game. As social and political tensions reach a major turning point, Jensen and conspiracies surrounding the Illuminati continue toward an inevitable crossroads … and possibly, an epic showdown.
While there’s no release date set yet the game will be released for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC so it’s likely we wont see this until late 2016. In the meantime take a look at the gorgeous and intense first trailer below.
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