Shadow of the Tomb Raider Release Date Revealed

In 2013, developer Square Enix has rebooted Tomb Raider game series and from there, a new origin series begin for one of most iconic female protagonist in video games. Lara Croft returned again in 2015 with the next installment of the series, Rise of the Tomb Raider. To complete a trilogy of origin stories a third installment was on the way and it's going to be titled Shadow of the Tomb Raider according to a leak from 2016.

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider Release Date Revealed

A Reddit user Tripleh280, on his way to work saw someone working on a presentation for ‘Shadow of the Tomb Raider’ next to him and posted the snap on web back in 2016, which revealed the title. For a long time, there was no buzz regarding the game and we were finally about to get the first teaser tomorrow, March 15, at 6 AM PDT as it says on the official website for Tomb Raider. Aside from a diminishing crescent on a dark background, there is literally nothing else and that sign actually hints that the rumored title Shadow of the Tomb Raider to be true.

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Hint at The Rumored Title

The details regarding the upcoming title were kept under tight wraps but inspecting at the site’s HTML source code actually gave away a lot about Shadow of the Tomb Raider. We now have a release date, supported platforms and few other details ahead of time Square Enix had planned for the teaser. A Twitter user named Nibel has successfully uncovered all these data by simply looking at the source code of Tomb Raider's official website.

The guy also posted a series of Tweets and based on that what we know is that Shadow of the Tomb Raider will be released on September 14, 2018 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. That means, unlike Rise of the Tomb Raider this game won't be exclusively debuting on Xbox One before other platforms. There is a mention of April 27 as "reveal date" and our bet is that of a gameplay reveal. Square Enix however, refused to comment on any of it before the official time and date.

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Release Date Revealed by HTML Source Code

Although developer Crystal Dynamics had previously worked on the first two titles of this newly rebooted Tomb Raider series, we still are not sure yet who is in the charge of development. Currently, the developer is busy with a brand-new Avengers video game for Marvel and another untitled project. Many suggest that developer Eidos Montreal might be involved making the new Tomb Raider game.

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The live-action Tomb Raider movie starring Alicia Vikander and Dominic West is coming out on March 16, 2018. The film has taken a step to reboot the series and what perfect time it is to reveal the next game of the franchise. With this third title, Tomb Raider series fans will finally have a closure on Lara's origin story.
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