Dune: Spice Wars acquired its first large early entry update at the moment, pitting gamers towards one another as they combat over the spice and attempt to keep away from turning into lunch for some large worms. 

Arrakis’s would-be rulers can now work collectively in 2v2 multiplayer matches, or go it alone in a 4v4 free-for-all. If you’ll be able to’t discover three different gamers to beat up, Dune will fill in any gaps with AI opponents, every with a customisable difficulty stage. Similarly, you’ll be able to tweak the map measurement, sandworm risk, victory circumstances and extra. 

While it is the headline attraction, multiplayer is not the one factor being launched on this update. Development timber have additionally been given one other move, with Shiro Games focusing, it says, on the synergy between factions. More occasions, political resolutions and areas have additionally been thrown into the combination. 

Last month, Shiro and Funcom launched the early entry roadmap, so we additionally know what’s coming subsequent. This summer time, a brand new faction can be added, adopted by house ports, superior models and enhanced councillors later within the yr.  

To mark the update, Dune: Spice Wars has additionally been discounted by 20% on Steam.