MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries
|MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries|
|Era||Succession Wars era|
|Timeline||3015 - 3049|
|Series||MechWarrior (video games)|
|Preceded by||MechWarrior 4: Mercenaries|
Developed on the back of the Free to Play Online Multiplayer MechWarrior Online, MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries (MW5) is a BattleTech-themed single-player simulation under development by Piranha Games and due for release in 2018.
MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries is set in 3015 during the final decade of the Third Succession War, casting the player as a rookie mercenary MechWarrior able to accept contracts from the various factions available in this time period. The campaign is said to go all the way up to 3049, just before Operation Revival, better known as the Clan Invasion.