Developer Innersloth has revealed that the brand new Cosmicubes replace for Amongst Us is now stay, and it brings new roles, currencies, and extra to the web social multiplayer sport.
You’d be hardpressed to seek out somebody who’s not no less than heard of Amongst Us. An indie darling that particularly blew up as a consequence of its capacity to carry folks collectively in the course of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Amongst Us has continued to obtain a gentle move of updates over the previous yr. The most recent is the Cosmicubes replace, and it’s now stay on any platform the place you’ll be able to play Amongst Us.
“That is simply to make cash, isn’t it?” the replace trailer cheekily asks. “Yup, we stay in a capitalistic society – cash for updates, server prices, group wages, survival, remedy, meals, boba, and a brand new sport.”
Now, it’s unclear if Innersloth is definitely teasing a brand new sport or just stating that it’s engaged on a brand new sport, which is smart contemplating the studio is a online game growth studio. In spite of everything, you make cash from video games to make extra video games. Nonetheless, that was a quick snippet of the five-minute replace trailer.
The primary half of the trailer focuses on the brand new retailer and usable currencies in Amongst Us. Extra particularly, there are Airship Pods, Beans, and Stars to make use of in-game. Stars might be bought with real-world cash, which can be utilized to purchase objects, bundles, cosmetics, and extra. Airship Pods and Beans are earned by way of taking part in the sport. The trailer lists killing teammates, finishing duties, guessing accurately, and successful rounds as some methods to earn Pods and Beans in-game.
Beans can be utilized to buy objects, bundles, and Cosmicubes. Airship Pods unlock Cosmicubes and inside these cubes are cosmetics and different items of content material to make use of elsewhere in Amongst Us. All of those new currencies can be utilized within the in-game Amongst Us retailer, too, which is the place you should purchase further cosmetics and the like.
Becoming a member of the sport alongside these currencies are in-game achievements. These can unlock visor cosmetics, nameplates, and extra. Oh, and now you can hyperlink Amongst Us accounts too.
The ultimate piece of latest info revealed within the trailer is the inclusion of 4 new roles: Scientist, Shapeshifter, Engineer, and Guardian Angel. The Scientist can examine in on the vitals of fellow crewmates so if one seems lifeless on their pill, the Scientist can alert the remainder of the crew that somebody’s been killed even earlier than a physique is discovered.
The Shapeshifter can, nicely, shift shapes. In the event that they kill somebody, they’ll shapeshift to tackle that crewmates’ look, which can be utilized to mix in with the remainder of the crew whereas taking part in as an imposter. The Engineer can use a map’s many vents as pathways for journey, and the Guardian Angel seems to be a job taken on by a crewmate that’s died. They seem fairly ethereal-like, and so they can put a protecting protect round their crewmates. The trailer reveals that somebody can stay by way of an Impostor kill if their protect is up.
The replace is now stay on Change and PC (by way of Steam, the Home windows Retailer, and the Epic Video games Retailer). It’ll presumably be stay in-game when Amongst Us hits PlayStation 5, Xbox Collection X/S, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One later this yr.
Whereas ready for Amongst Us to hit new-gen consoles, try our ideas on it in Sport Informer’s Amongst Us overview after which learn concerning the collaboration being teased between Amongst Us and Fortnite. Take a look at this story about an Amongst Us rooster nugget that bought for nearly $100,000 (actually) after that.
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