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EA-sanctioned Wing Commander Saga project release date

EA-sanctioned Wing Commander Saga project release date

A fan collaboration 10 years in the making.

The fan-made Wing Commander Saga: The Darkest Dawn project that's been 10 years in the making now has a release date: 22nd March 2012.

This has the blessing of IP holder EA, original creator Chris Roberts and developer/publisher Origin. That's what project co-creator Tolwyn told Gnome's Lair.

What's more, Wing Commander Saga: The Darkest Dawn will be free, according to the game's FAQ. Presumably the client will be available from the Wing Commander Saga website.

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Wing Commander touches down on GOG

Dungeon Keeper 2 also dusted off.

Retro download specialist Good Old Games has added a couple of vintage EA classics to its library: Wing Commander 1+2 and Dungeon Keeper 2.