Syndicate is the re-imagination of a cult classic franchise from 1993 - a unique action shooter set in a not too distant future, where Business is War. 2069 â No longer governed by politicians, the developed world is divided up into regions controlled by megacorporations known as Syndicates. These Syndicates have revolutionized how the consumer interacts with the digital world. No longer does the consumer require a device to access the worldâs data and control their technology, they can do this at the blink of an eye via neural chip implant. Civilians flocked to be âchipâdâ and enjoy all that their selected Syndicate has to offer; housing, medical, banking, insurance, education, entertainment and jobs.