Atomic Heart, a highly-anticipated first-person shooter game by Russian studio MundFish, has recently had 14 minutes of gameplay footage leaked online. The footage, which was initially shared on YouTube on January 12th, 2023, has since been removed by the developer due to copyright claims. However, the footage has since been re-uploaded to various platforms, giving fans a glimpse at the game’s progress.
Atomic Heart Leaked Gameplay
The leaked footage revealed improved graphics in comparison to earlier builds of the game. Fans were able to see the game’s updated character models, environments, and special effects. The footage also revealed new mechanics, such as the ability to interact with objects in the game world and a crafting system.
The footage also drew attention to the troubled development process of Atomic Heart. Rumors have been circulating for years about the game suffering from crunch, failed promises to the development team regarding bonuses, mismanagement, a lack of milestones, fabricated trailers, and feature creep.
According to reports, development builds of the game would be presented to investors every annual quarter, leading to significant changes and demands for the project.
Gameplay trailers of Atomic Heart were allegedly developed as vertical slices instead of being captured from a working build of the game, giving the impression of a polished game to audiences.
The game was initially announced in 2018 and was supposed to be released in 2020, but there was delayed, and now the release date is set to 21 February 2023.
Fans are eagerly awaiting more information on Atomic Heart, which has been in development for several years.
The Atomic Heart footage leak has created a buzz around the game and its development progress. Fans are excited to see the game’s progress and are looking forward to the official release of the game.