Team17 Announces Partnership with Planet Alpha Developer

Worms developer Team17 Digital Ltd has announced that it will publish the upcoming platformer Planet Alpha, which is set to launch sometime this year.

on March 12, 2018 2:54 PM

British publisher Team17 and Denmark-based independent developer Planet Alpha ApS today announced that the upcoming indie title Planet Alpha has officially joined the Team17 family.

According to the press release, Planet Alpha will launch this year for PlayStation 4, Switch, Xbox One, and PC via Steam. The announcement of this newly-formed partnership will allow the studio to obtain the resources and ensure that Planet Alpha reaches its full potential.

If you are unaware of this game, Planet Alpha is an upcoming platformer features a beautiful and vibrant alien world filled with suspense and danger. Pursued by persistent adversaries, players must survive in this cutthroat world by utilizing the power of night and day.

Initially, announced five years ago, Planet Alpha started out as a side project by the former IO Interactive employee, Adrian Lazar. Prior to his departure from IO, Lazar assisted on the development of Hitman (2017), Hitman: Absolution, and Kane and Lynch 2: Dog Days.

You can watch the announcement trailer below this article. For more information on Planet Alpha, head over to the official website. Additionally, check out a few screenshots of the game courtesy of Team17. As mentioned earlier, Planet Alpha does not have a release date, although its Steam page has revealed that the game is anticipating a Q3 release.

Taylor Lyles is a staff writer at DualShockers. She specializes in gaming hardware, eSports, Virtual Reality, spiritual successors, new releases and upcoming titles. Born and raised in Maryland, Taylor is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies from Stevenson University. In her free time, she enjoys playing lacrosse, going fishing, studying Fallout lore, and may or may not have an unhealthy obsession with the Dead Rising series.