Dune: Awakening's beautifully evocative concept art teases the year's hottest new Unreal Engine 5 game

Dune Awakening concept art; a large sandworm emerges from the desert
(Image credit: Legendary / Funcom)
Dune: Awakening

Publisher Funcom
Developer Funcom
Release TBC
Platform Unreal Engine 5
Formats PC (Steam), PS5, Xbox Series X/S

Dune: Awakening is a new survival game that aims to do more than ride the dusty coattails of this month's epic film release, Dune: Part 2. Awakening is a complex survival MMO from Funcom, the studio behind Conan: Exiles, built in Unreal Engine 5, and it looks beautiful. 

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Ian Dean
Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creativebloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and leading video game title Official PlayStation Magazine. In his early career he wrote for music and film magazines including Uncut and SFX. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on AI, digital art and video game art and tech, and more to Creative Bloq, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5. He's also a keen Cricut user and laser cutter fan, and is currently crafting on Glowforge and xTools M1.