Funcom’s Conan Chop Chop, newly retooled with ‘full online multiplayer,’ arrives February 25 2020

    
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Do you folks remember the goofball multiplayer title Funcom’s been teasing all year, Conan Chop Chop? It was originally floated as an April Fools’ Day joke, but it turned out to be a real thing for PC and console, including the Switch. It got better, though, because after testing this past summer, Funcom decided to delay the original launch from September into 2020 specifically to “expand multiplayer from just couch co-op to also include full online multiplayer” – which sure does sound a lot closer to an MMO to us.

We’re rehashing all this today because Funcom and developer Mighty Kingdom have picked February 25th for the official launch.

“The game […] is set in Hyboria, the world created by fantasy author Robert E. Howard more than 80 years ago. You will be tasked with thwarting the plans of the evil wizard Thoth-Amon, who plans to resurrect the even eviler wizard Xaltotun. If he succeeds, he will condemn the world to an eternity of darkness and enslavement. Only you can stop him, but in order to do so you must use all your cunning. All your guile. You must summon all your courage and swordsmanship. You must… Chop Chop!”

Source: Press release
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Yangers
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Yangers

Age of Conan died for this garbage.

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Mewmew

Sure it says full online multiplayer, but that still looks to be just 4 people at once. So fully online 4 person multiplayer. You can remove the Massively M from that, it’s a MO.

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Bruno Brito

Call me when Funcom actively works on a MMO that i actually care about, like TSW.

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Mewmew

I miss Grumpy Cat too.

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Bruno Brito

Don’t we all.

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Hikari Kenzaki

What’s funny/sad about this is that Steam announced local co-op sharing right after this would have been originally released.
Having the online co-op built-in is likely better though.

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Cyclone Jack

Conan, what is best in life?

To Chop Chop your enemies!