Funcom delays Conan Chop Chop into 2020 to add ‘full online multiplayer’


Go ahead and laugh, but one of the fall games I was genuinely looking forward to was Conan Chop Chop. It’s Funcom’s latest Conan game, originally revealed as an April Fool’s Day joke, but as it turned out, it was a real game for PC and console, including my beloved Switch. And I super want it.

Unfortunately, I’m going to be waiting a little while longer for it, as Funcom and dev Mighty Kingdom announced today that they’re delaying the goofy hack-and-slasher from its original planned launch of September 3rd to first quarter 2020. Funcom, however, says it’s not a problem with perception – in fact, MMO players are going to be much happier, as the companies say they want to “expand multiplayer from just couch co-op to also include full online multiplayer” since that’s “undoubtedly been THE most requested feature after [the studios] started showing off the game.” Now I super-duper want it.

“Following a very successful first demo of the game to press this summer, the companies have decided to increase their investment in the project to deliver a bigger and better game. Among the features to be implemented in the upcoming action-adventure roguelike is online multiplayer.”

Source: Press release

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I stopped giving money to funcom after they flubbed AoC. Never again.


Massivelyop game of the year 2020?


“originally revealed as an April Fool’s Day joke, but as it turned out, it was a real game for PC and console”

You mean they decided to turn it into a real game due to various reasons (including the reception of so many people saying they’d want to play it), and pretended that it was going to be a real game all along.

Robert Mann

I’d take this all the way to the chop chopper!

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i need this as wallpaper :D


From the look of it I had assumed it was by the same guys who did “Don’t Starve” but it’s not.

Hikari Kenzaki

Yeah, I was looking forward to this one a lot, but not being online would have been a bummer.