Stoic Studio , who created The Banner Saga, uses Unreal Engine 5 to develop Project Belfry.
Information about this is contained in one of the vacancies of the studio for the position of lead gameplay engineer.
Specifically, the ad states that the candidate must have a technical understanding of Unreal Engine 4 and/or 5, as well as experience with C++ and networked online games. It is also indicated that it would be nice for a specialist to have additional experience in automated functional testing in Unreal Engine.
Project Belfry is an unannounced Xbox console exclusive . According to rumors, the project is a 2D side-scrolling action game with role-playing elements and a loot system.
According to insiders, the game is conceptually reminiscent of Dragon’s Crown , and similar in style to Hayao Miyazaki’s ” Princess Mononoke ” anime. The game will allegedly have a large world with a bell tower as a central hub and the ability to create settlements that will supply various resources to the base for crafting items, weapons and the like.