Crystal Dynamics has plans to unify Lara Croft’s two canonical timelines because the Tomb Raider franchise observes its 25th anniversary, the studio mentioned in a Twitter video Wednesday afternoon.
Official celebrations of Tomb Raider’s silver anniversary will begin Feb. 1, mentioned Meagan Marie, Crystal Dynamics’ group supervisor. Marie additionally pointed to the Tomb Raider Netflix animated collection, introduced Wednesday, which additionally threads into this official, unified timeline. The Tomb Raider anime is ready after the occasions of the online game reboot trilogy, which includes 2013’s Tomb Raider, 2015’s Rise of the Tomb Raider, and 2018’s Shadow of the Tomb Raider.
Down the highway, mentioned franchise recreation director Will Kerslake, “We envision a way forward for Tomb Raider unfolding after these established adventures” — referring to each the Core Design-developed video games (1996’s Tomb Raider by way of 2003’s Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness) and the collection within the fingers of Crystal Dynamics since 2006’s Tomb Raider: Legend.
Though Crystal Dynamics has no main recreation announcement to make “within the close to future,” the studio is “working to unify these timelines,” Kerslake mentioned.
“With Tomb Raider’s in depth historical past, this isn’t a straightforward activity, and we ask in your endurance as we undergo the event course of,” he added.