OUTRIDERS: The Pyromancer and Trickster Set the World on Fire in Exciting Gameplay Footage
Mechanic: Bartosz Sobczak
According to People Can Fly, Outriders will be the developer's biggest and most ambitious project to date — and the recently released gameplay footage from the "next-gen shooter RPG" suggests that it actually might become our next Destiny.
Outriders has been the main focus of the team at Game Informer for quite some time now, giving us the chance to learn a whole lot more about the Bulletstorm studio's take on the so-called looter shooter genre.
Before jumping into action, the player will choose from one of the four classes — the Trickster, Pyromancer, Devastator, and one that hasn't been revealed yet. While the title will feature many options to customise each character type, the first choice will be quite important, as they possess unique abilities and skills, such as "the power to teleport and alter time, summon walls of flame, or even turn your skin to stone."
Thanks to Game Informer, we can take a closer look at the time-bending Trickster and Warlock-like Pyromancer in nearly 30 minutes of never-before-seen Outriders gameplay footage (and a new video that spotlights some of the weirdest in-game weapons). Additionally, Square Enix has released three action-packed trailers for Outriders, shedding new light on the core mechanics of the cross-gen production.
Without further ado, check out the aforementioned previews and trailers for Outriders down below:
OUTRIDERS is a 1-3 player co-op RPG shooter set in an original, dark and desperate sci-fi universe. As mankind bleeds out in the trenches of Enoch, you’ll create your own Outrider and embark on a journey across the hostile planet. With rich storytelling spanning a diverse world, you’ll leave behind the slums and shanty towns of the First City and traverse forests, mountains and desert in the pursuit of a mysterious signal. Combining intense gunplay with violent powers and an arsenal of increasingly twisted weaponry and gear-sets, Outriders offers countless hours of gameplay from one of the finest shooter developers in the industry – People Can Fly.
Outriders is coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X & PC (via Steam) Holiday 2020.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Bartosz Sobczak - Owner, Editor-in-Chief
Lawyer by day, video game reporter by night. Long-time fan of the Mass Effect, Age of Empires, Prince of Persia, BioShock — especially the second one — and Splinter Cell series (who still believes that the best is yet to come). Tries his hardest to shine a new light on the Polish game-development scene. Gameplay Mechanix is his biggest passion project to date. Often listens to old episodes of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson while writing. Privately a cat person.
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