It's official! After months of rumours, new Xbox studio The Initiative has finally revealed that it's working on a new Perfect Dark game, aiming to deliver a "secret agent thriller set in a near-future world."

Few details have been revealed about the title so far - it's still in "early development" for now, so don't expect it anytime soon - although it's said to feature an 'eco sci-fi' setting, complete with "a lot of gameplay diversity".

You can check out a brief developer interview with The Initiative below:

"We have built the Perfect Dark team at The Initiative by bringing in some of the most talented game makers from around the industry who all share a passion for storytelling, world-building and creating memorable game experiences. With the full backing from Xbox Studios to re-imagine one of the best loved IPs from gaming history, we couldn’t be more excited to share some of our early ideas.

I encourage you to watch the above studio introduction to hear more about the team, our goals, and how we’re working hard to deliver on the promise of the next generation of game making. We look forward to sharing more about Perfect Dark in the future."

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