Deus Ex: Revision is a large-scale re-imagining of the world of Deus Ex, bringing a tightly integrated aesthetic-oriented approach to the original gameplay.

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Playtests are ongoing, current partnerships, a new video and more!

Posted by bjorn98009_91 on Apr 23rd, 2014

Hello all,

Welcome to our April update.

Over the past few weeks, we’ve started up our semi-final playtests. Initial feedback has been excellent, and we will be moving forward with those playtests as we’re ready to do so.

We’ve also been forging partnerships with other community mod creators. To recap: We will be distributing New Vision, HDTP, Shifter, BioMod, improved UI scaling support, the Direct 3D 9 Renderer and a customized version of Kentie’s game launcher with Revision. New Vision and HDTP will be mandatory parts of the installation, although we will have the HDTP character models disabled by default as they are stylized to such an extent that enabling them is a matter of personal taste.

We’ve also had another development in recent weeks, one that has led us to reconsider our release timetable. We’re not quite ready to talk about any specifics, but we will not be releasing on May 12th as previously planned. We realize that the delay is unpleasant for everyone who has been anticipating Revision 1.0, but we’ve had an offer that is too good to pass up, and it means that we can avoid crunching in these next couple weeks. Revision is not canceled by any means, and we still plan to finish production and launch in the near future. More on this as we’re ready to talk about it.

To cap things off this month, we have a new video, in which I talk about my experiences working on the project. Enjoy!


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Guest
Guest Apr 23 2014, 9:59pm says:

I can't wait to play this - easily my most anticipated game this year (have replayed DXHR, DXIW, SS2, and Vampire Bloodlines waiting to get my DX fix). The new video is excellent - I've watched it 3 times now!!!

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slipkid69
slipkid69 Apr 23 2014, 10:20pm says:

great can't wait.

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Deltaslayer
Deltaslayer Apr 24 2014, 12:07am says:

Well, it wouldn't be a mod if it didn't had any delays, I guess...

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lucky88shp
lucky88shp Apr 24 2014, 3:29am says:

Man! Release date of May 12th would've been perfect for me! But I totally understand...hope it comes out very soon!

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Drewie
Drewie Apr 24 2014, 6:08am says:

00:58 left me completely speechless...

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Drewie
Drewie Apr 24 2014, 6:12am says:

Also very curious what's this "offer that is too good to pass up". ;D

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Silmarill_SK
Silmarill_SK Apr 27 2014, 7:46am replied:

maybe an offer from Eidos, related to planned Deus Ex Universe?
maybe they saw the potential of ReVision and they want it as a bonus content for their game, not to be distributed for free?
(just my conspiracy theory, though)

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Concrete_Shelter
Concrete_Shelter Jun 17 2014, 9:42am replied:

That sounds so horrible that it might actually happen.

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phillon
phillon Apr 24 2014, 10:11am says:

Looking awesome, as always. Take the time you need guys. I am also very interested in this 'offer that is too good to pass up'...hmm what could it be. And as always, a massive thank you for this awesome enhancement of pretty much the best video game ever made.

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FastGamerr
FastGamerr Apr 24 2014, 10:36am says:

Good news! Congrats! :]

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Taquito
Taquito Apr 24 2014, 11:50am says:

MOST ANTICIPATED MOD OF 2014!

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Silmarill_SK
Silmarill_SK Apr 27 2014, 7:28am replied:

...I just hope it won't be the most anicipated MOD of 2015 :(

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Kao
Kao Apr 24 2014, 7:18pm says:

Absolutely fantastic! Very much looking forward to this. Please, take your time; but lets be honest, it's getting very exciting!

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TheDalekCaan
TheDalekCaan Apr 24 2014, 10:54pm says:

The mod looks awesome! You guys did magic to the Paris section.

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MorteMacabre
MorteMacabre Apr 25 2014, 11:18am says:

Awesome! Don't rush. Take your time, guys. All the time you need.

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TheUnbeholden
TheUnbeholden Apr 25 2014, 1:45pm says:

Oh yes here comes the hype train! except here our expectations will be met and then some. :)

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SplatteredNavarre
SplatteredNavarre Apr 25 2014, 7:37pm says:

Ohhh god - the waaaaaiting! What is this offer?! The anticipation has been killing me!

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ThunderPower
ThunderPower Apr 27 2014, 5:40pm says:

An offer that you couldn't pass up? Is Revision going to cost money?

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Jerion Creator
Jerion Apr 27 2014, 5:57pm replied:

No. Too many moving parts and too much bundled content to even consider making it a commercial release at this point. :)

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myxale
myxale Apr 28 2014, 3:59am says:

Awesome.

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sabin1981
sabin1981 May 6 2014, 5:40am says:

Oh what a shock, one I certainly didn't see coming. No, really. It sounds to me like we won't be seeing this any time soon at all, like Crossfire 2.0, which is a shame but hardly unexpected.

Oh well, I'll check back next May. Good luck guys.

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bjorn98009_91 Author
bjorn98009_91 May 6 2014, 8:45am replied:

Seriously, it won't be that long.

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sabin1981
sabin1981 Dec 9 2014, 8:15pm replied:

Six months later and still nothing. I guess I wasn't far off from being right after all, going by your latest news update. Another 2+ months right? Sometime in the next "10 weeks"? Come on people, downvote me for speaking my mind, more downvotes! more!

Oh well, it all sounds like it would be great and the new music track is delicious but I'm simply not expecting it out before April/May and even further on. I am curious about one thing though; what happened with all the cloak and dagger stuff from this April update? Something that was "too good to pass up" and "more on this when we're ready to discuss it"? What was all that exactly? Or are you still not ready to discuss it? :D

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Guest
Guest May 21 2014, 1:05pm says:

I can't wait for this.

Holding off my next play through until this is finished.

Good luck guys!!

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