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author: luckie

Escape from Tarkov is a Russian response to The Division

Escape from Tarkov is an upcoming PC MMO shooter with emphasis on story and survival elements. Teams of players will fight in an open environment of an abandoned, devastated city.

Fans of online survival shooters should keep an eye on Escape from Tarkov – a new project from Russian developer Battlestate Games (whose members used to work on such franchises as S.T.A.L.K.E.R., Mass Effect, and BioShock). Players will visit a large (16 square kilometers), open city of Tarkov, whose ruins became an arena for two rivaling military organizations. Escape from Tarkov will put much emphasis on story, realism, survival, and team-based combat, but also on exploration and extra activities. Sounds like a crossover between Tom Clancy's The Division and S.T.A.L.K.E.R. (or DayZ without zombies), doesn’t it?

See the fresh gameplay video from Escape from Tarkov posted above. You may also want to check out the game’s first trailer (below), released a couple of weeks back:

Escape from Tarkov is heading toward PC with the release slated for 2016 – no specific launch date has been given yet. If you want to sign up for closed beta, head over to the game’s official website.

Escape from Tarkov

Escape from Tarkov

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