Marathon: release date speculation, trailers, gameplay, and …

after saying goodbye to the incredible halo franchise, developer Bungie stepped forward to break new ground in the live-service space with two Destiny titles. It’s been supporting these two games for almost a decade, but we’ve finally seen what else is in the works.

To the surprise of many, it’s actually the return of the studio’s oldest franchise, Marathon, Those original titles were created just like the original Doom games, but this new reboot is going in a very different direction. Bungie has proven they’re the masters of sci-fi shooters, so let’s dive in and cover everything we know about it Marathon.

Release date speculations

A dead body on a futuristic operating table in the Marathon trailer.

marathon It currently doesn’t have a confirmed release window, but after some recent layoffs at Bungie, we know the game’s target has shifted to 2025.


Soldiers survey a flooded battlefield in the Marathon trailer.

Despite being purchased by PlayStation, Bungie will always continue to port its titles to any platform it wishes. it remains true marathonWhich is currently announced for PS5, Xbox Series X and PC.


teaser trailer for marathon There is no gameplay, and it takes a look at the sci-fi world of the game. The main focus is on a character racing with a timer counting down on his back on a ship that appears to have crashed straight through the moon. We get some quick information about potential enemies and creatures before our runner is gunned down by a sniper, who appears to be robotic in nature. They pull something from the corpse while two others stand guard.

In the same blog post, Taylor explained that a larger focus marathon There will be a “player-based story” in which the player’s choices and actions will have some impact on the story, rather than detract from it. There will not be a single-player campaign, so all of the story and lore will be delivered through the PvP mode. They give the example of players potentially discovering something during a race that opens up a new area of ​​the map for all players to explore.

The team says they intend to remain faithful to the original lore and universe marathon Without a direct sequel.



If marathon Looks and sounds a lot alike destiny, You are not completely wrong. This will be another sci-fi, persistent world, first-person shooter where you can play alone or in teams in a PvPvE-style environment. The difference is that marathon You are a runner who travels to a planet called Tau Ceti IV to collect loot from which you need to escape in order to upgrade your character. You can go out alone or in a group of three people in search of these exotic artifacts, new guns, and other types of gear that have not yet been revealed. This genre is sometimes known as an extraction shooter, which refers to games like escape tarkov decline in. Beyond those basic ideas, we’ll have to wait for actual gameplay footage to see how it’ll actually play.

pre order

marathon Still a long way from crossing the finish line. We’ll update this post as soon as a release date is set and preorder details are made available so you can pick out the best version for yourself.

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