At MechCon 2018, Pirhana Games announced the release date for their upcoming sequel, MechWarrior 5 Mercenaries.

Initially set to launch this December, Pirhana Games announced that it was delaying MechWarrior 5 but didn’t reveal when exactly it’d arrive. Now, thanks to an announcement at MechCon, we do, and it’s a bit of a wait. MechWarrior 5 is now set to land on September 10, 2019.

At the event, the developer also released an explosive new trailer for the game which you can see below:

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MechWarrior 5 is the latest in a long-running series of titles, the last game of which launched in 2001, which generally take place during the Third Succession War, a fictional war within the BattleTech universe that takes place from 2866 to approximately 3025.

In MechWarrior, players take control of giant BattleMechs and battle it out against other BattleMechs as well as infantry, tanks, and other units. It’s a game, and a universe, that has received a huge following, so much so that there’s an annual convention.

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