Get Ready to Be Ant-spired! New Trailer Drops for Empire of the Ants, the Hyper-Realistic Strategy Game, Inspired by Bernard Werber’s Bestseller!

Release Date set for November 7 on PC, PlayStation 5 et Xbox Series X|S

Wishlist the game now on Steam, GOG, Epic Games Store, PlayStation Store and Xbox.

Paris, France, June 10, 2024  – On the occasion of the Summer Game Fest 2024, publisher Microids and development studio Tower Five are thrilled to unveil an unprecedented trailer for the video game inspired by Bernard Werber’s masterpiece, Empire of the Ants. Prepare to be blown away as this trailer showcases never-before-seen, detailed, and commented gameplay sequences, providing a deep dive into the game. Mark your calendars for the release on November 7, 2024, available on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S.

Immerse yourself in an ecosystem on the scale of an ant, right in the heart of Fontainebleau forest. Assume the role of 103,683e, a determined ant on a mission to protect its colony.

With Empire of the Ants, every decision is critical, every move is strategic, and every conquest reflects your skill in exploring a world where the smallest beings wield immense power! Strategy, exploration, battles, and even alliances with the local wildlife will be necessary to emerge victorious from the myriad challenges that await players.

Developed by the renowned studio Tower Five using Unreal Engine 5, Empire of the Ants offers players a real-time strategic experience inspired by Bernard Werber’s iconic saga. Prepare to embark on a thrilling adventure, where you must lead a colony of ants to prosperity through tactical and strategic battles in a world of epic proportions. Strategy, exploration, battles, and alliances with the local wildlife will all be essential for overcoming the many challenges that await players.


Bernard Werber’s novel has captivated millions of readers worldwide with its fascinating universe and insights into human nature. We are thrilled to offer players the chance to experience this universe from a fresh perspective through this video game adaptation.

About Empire of the Ants:

  • Take part in an epic adventure – Take the role of a brave ant through a third person view and explore unique abilities that can help you in battle and exploration.

  • A 3D real-time strategy game with progressive difficulty – The game offers an intuitive experience with tutorials for newcomers to learn RTS fundamentals, while providing scalable difficulty and advanced mechanics for veteran players.

  • Explore vast environments and meet the local wildlife – Empire of the Ants will invite players to sink their teeth into a photorealistic forest where they will meet and interact with other ants and forest dwellers throughout their journey.

  • Immersive and photo-realistic – Unreal Engine 5 pushes the boundaries of photorealism – just look at the plants and wildlife!

  • Narrative based on the seasons – The game features a narrative that follows the rhythm of the seasons and affects wildlife attributes such as speed, resistance, buffs, and more.

Empire of the Ants will be available November 7, 2024 across PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.

Wishlist the game now on Steam, GOG, Epic Games Store, PlayStation Store and Xbox.


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