In an unexpected partnership, EA announced earlier this week a short film being made in collaboration with District 9 and Elysium director Neill Blomkamp. That short film is out now, acting as a prequel to the game, and you can check it out here:
Now, I’ll admit, I’m a tad confused. This is much more like an overly long Marvel superhero film trailer than I was expecting from it being called a “short film”, and the cuts and jumps break up any story into small bites that don’t really come together. It is pretty though.