Drifters is a 5v5 multiplayer hero shooter the place groups of house pirates descend on opportunistic places (reminiscent of crashed spaceships which are about to be destroyed in asteroid storms) and attempt to steal greater than the opposing workforce earlier than the situation is obliterated.
Presently in improvement for PC, PS4 and Xbox One, Drifters is the primary full independently developed and revealed title from Blind Squirrel (who beforehand helped co-develop The Sims four, Prey, XCOM 2, and Mafia III). The sport takes place in a lighthearted Sci-Fi setting the place house pirates struggle one another whereas on missions, however all meet up at a bar which acts a as impartial zone afterwards the place they get together with one another (a bit of just like the Resort in John Wick).
Matches in Drifters happen between two groups of 5, with every workforce combating one another as they attempt to scavenge as a lot loot as potential from the situation earlier than it will get destroyed. The characters fulfil totally different roles within the workforce (tank, sniper, scout, and so forth.) and every one has a really distinctive set of abilities. The loot you earn throughout matches will likely be divided among the many gamers on the finish, which may then be used to customise your character and improve your tech tree.
The characters in Drifters additionally promise to be a bit of totally different from what you’d anticipate from a traditional shooter – such a one which’s a sentient cloud of gasoline that inhabits a spacesuit (and therefore headshots don’t have any impact on it). Quite a lot of the weapons and characters have but to be introduced, however a significant factor in Drifters is the grappling hook – a useful piece of equipment that may permit gamers to propel themselves by the air, entry arduous to succeed in areas, carry objects to them and even pull gamers in direction of them (like Scorpion in Mortal Kombat).
It’s nonetheless early in improvement and there’s no gameplay footage out there but, however Drifters definitely appears like a really attractive venture. A multiplayer sci-fi hero shooter with a give attention to quick paced arcadey gameplay, fascinating characters and enjoyable grappling hook mechanics. Signal as much as be one of many first to plunder that house booty!
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