LINE Games today announced that it will conduct the first Closed Beta test for Uncharted Waters Origin later this year. Based on the popular Uncharted Waters series of games from Koei Tecmo, the development is led by studio Motif, formed by veterans from Nexon, XLGAMES and Netmarble, using Unreal Engine 4. This will be one of the many upcoming games from South Korea which supports mobile and PC platforms gameplay. Uncharted Waters Origin was also mentioned as a 30th anniversary project for the ever-green game.
According to official statements, Uncharted Waters Origin is the first mobile game to utilize the “deferred rendering” technology, while also boasting “over 200 ports to explore, over 1,000 NPC characters, about 4,000 discoveries to be made, and over 1,000 cultural items.” Players can expect many real-life ports of call from both the East and West. LINE Games has scheduled Uncharted Waters Origin for a 2021 launch on mobile and Steam (PC).