Today, independent developer Oddworld Inhabitants uncovered the first-ever gameplay trailer for Oddworld: Soulstorm, the most recent installment in the long-running and cult-hit series Oddworld. Further, the developer additionally uncovered that the game will discharge in mid 2020 by means of PC and “consoles.” Now, what consoles it will discharge for explicitly, isn’t revealed, however it will apparently be PS4, Xbox One, and perhaps the Nintendo Switch. What’s more, given the game’s release date, it might get next-gen console ports later in the year.
“Witness Abe’s horrifying conflict with a terrifying new machination,” reads an official pitch of the game. “A fresh narrative – a complete story retake inspired by our original tale. A big visual and cinematic leap aiming to break new ground for Oddworld. Intelligent new mechanics, twisted new devices enabling highly explosive deviousness. A dark parable that tells an epic tale of a volatile society pushed to its limits.”
The game is described as a 2.5 activity experience title that players can utilize stealth to beat or no stealth. Strangely, maps have various layers to them, and are populated with NPCs that have their own unique routines.
Concerning the game’s plot, it is said to revolve around the “Soulstorm Brew,” an energy drink with an evil purpose. Playing into this, the game’s weapons are consumer products that have been remade into firearms.
As per studio founder Lorne Lanning, the game will take around 12-15 hours, however in case you’re a completionist, the hour tally could associate with 100 hours. A final price-point hasn’t been ironed out yet, but when the game does release next year, it’s aiming to cost $40.
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