. Last updated: July 30, 2022
Tomb Raider is one of the most important and popular franchises in modern gaming history. Armed with a new publisher for the series, fans have become curious about what the next Tomb Raider will look like, and here’s everything we know about it so far.
Lara Croft is an iconic character not only in video game lore, but in pop culture as a whole.
With a dozen main entry releases and multiple films over the course of 30 years, Tomb Raider has long held a special place in the hearts of gamers and moviegoers.
While Tomb Raider doesn’t yet have a ninth console generation entry with the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S, a new publisher for the franchise and new leaks may reveal what the British archaeologist has in store.
- Who is developing Tomb Raider 4?
- Tomb Raider 4 plot
Who is developing Tomb Raider 4?
Shadow of the Tomb Raider was released in 2018.
On May 3, longtime publisher of the Tomb Raider franchise Square Enix sold the rights to the series to Swedish firm Embracer Group, along with three of its western development teams Eidos Interactive, Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix Montreal, for $300 million.
In the deal, Square will also ship the rights to the Deux Ex, Thief and Legacy of Kain franchises.
Since both Tomb Raider and the game’s developer, Eidos Montreal, have shipped in a package deal, it’s entirely possible they could continue working on the franchise and a fourth installment in the modern Tomb Raider saga, though there’s been a few so far. nothing has been confirmed.
Tomb Raider 4 plot
Despite a fourth entry in the Tomb Raider series not yet formally announced, rumors have surfaced online detailing key plot and setting elements.
Codenamed ‘Project Jawbreaker’, the game will feature a slightly older Lara Croft in her thirties and a ‘grounded tone with fantastic elements’.
According to the leak, Lara’s journey has “reached the tabloids and media and inspired a new generation of Tomb Raiders” whose help she needs to deal with a “mysterious disaster.”
These leaks are unsubstantiated as of now, but it’s possible that with more rumors of a new Tomb Raider, we’re getting closer to concrete news about Lara Croft’s next arc.
Keep an eye on this article for all updates on Tomb Raider 4.