System Shock 2: Enhanced Edition official work-in-progress artwork

These past few years have been pretty good for System Shock fans. The original System Shock has received a solid Enhanced Edition, System Shock 3 is being developed as we speak, and perhaps most surprisingly of all, there's even a fully fledged remaster of the original currently in the works.

Continuing on with the good news, I'm also happy to say that System Shock 2 is now getting its very own Enhanced Edition. Much like System Shock 1, the System Shock 2: Enhanced Edition will be developed by Nightdive Studios who have a fair bit of experience with remastering ancient games.

No details have been announced just yet, but we can look at the System Shock: Enhanced Edition for a bit of a clue on what to expect: support for higher resolutions and widescreen monitors, better mouse controls and rebindable keys, adjustable FOV and a smoother camera, and perhaps most importantly, an improved control scheme so you'll spend less time fighting the UI. Chances are the actual list will be far larger, but even if System Shock 2: Enhanced Edition ends up containing just the above-mentioned features, I think I'll still be perfectly happy to give it another playthrough!

Whatever the case may be, I'll make sure to let you know once Nightdive Studios announce when System Shock 2: Enhanced Edition will be available.

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