Retro FPS Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun Announced for PS5, PS4, Xbox, Switch, & PC

Auroch Digital and Focus Entertainment announced a brand new Warhammer 40K game, Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun.

Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun

Auroch Digital and Focus Entertainment announced a brand new Warhammer 40K game, Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun.

The game is a retro FPS in the style of Doom and Quake but set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, which is definitely cool.

It’s coming in 2023 for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Switch, & PC

You can check out the trailer and an official description below.

Auroch Digital and Focus Entertainment are pleased to lift the veil on the bloody and frenetic homage to the retro shooters of yore: Warhammer 40.000: Boltgun! Announced at Games Workshop’s Skulls Showcase and developed for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch & PC for release in 2023, this single-player FPS delivers a sprite-based, hardcore experience in the boots of the ultimate killing machine: a Space Marine. Check out the Reveal Trailer for a nostalgic blast from the pixel past!

Visceral retro FPS action to the Warhammer 40,000 flavor

Load up your Boltgun and plunge into battle headfirst! Experience a perfect blend of Warhammer 40,000, classic, frenetic FPS gameplay and the stylish visuals of your favourite 90’s retro shooters.

Play a battle-hardened Space Marine on a perilous mission across the galaxy, as they battle against the Chaos Space Marines and daemons of Chaos.

In glorious boomer shooter style, unleash your devastating Space Marine arsenal as you blast through an explosion of sprites, pixels and blood. Run, jump and charge across huge levels to shoot, shred and slice the worst heretics across the galaxy!

We also get a comment from Dessil Basmadjian, Chief Creative Officer at Focus Entertainment.

“We are delighted to be working on this fast-paced indie FPS alongside the talented Auroch Digital studio, and our long standing partner Games Workshop. We are excited by Boltgun’s skilful combination of iconic 90s style, the Warhammer 40,000 universe, and thrilling gameplay that is sure to delight all kinds of players.”

Nina Adams, Operations Director at Auroch Digital also commented.

“Auroch Digital is proud to be working with Games Workshop again and Focus Entertainment on Boltgun. As a team of massive Warhammer 40,000 fans, this game has been brewing since 2018 and we’re so excited we can FINALLY shout about it from the rooftops! We can’t wait for players to get their hands on it and to see their reactions.”

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Giuseppe Nelva

Proud weeb hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long-standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality), MMORPGs, and visual novels are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans on Earth of the flight simulator genre.