1971 Challenge Helios is a turn-based technique recreation coming to PS4 in Q2 2020, which mixes trendy warfare army ways and shut fight. Firearms and autos are scarce, conflicts and hostilities haven’t any finish, and the freezing chilly annihilates each mates and foes caught in its path.
An Earth gripped by a brand new ice age
In early 1942, big meteors crashed into Earth, the ensuing local weather change kickstarting a brand new ice age. Quick-forward to 1971 and excessive temperatures and violent storms at the moment are a part of every day life.
Those that have survived the dramatic modifications wrought by the strikes have completed so because of Fulgor, a singular substance carried to the planet by the identical meteors that so dramatically modified its atmosphere.
In Europe, a brand new society was born from the stays of the German military and its intelligence companies. Calling itself Wintersöhne (Sons of the Winter), it has pursued analysis into refining Fulgor for human consumption and growing it for army functions.
Out of the ashes of the devastation to the north is born an ultra-religious cult, one which worships Fulgor as a divine reward. Forsaking expertise, the Kaphirite cult consider the alien artifacts are the last word decide as to who deserves to reside. Initiation into its ranks requires Fulgor to be absorbed into the system intravenously… a course of that few survive. Those that do are believed to be divinely chosen.
A quest that unites eight strangers
Into this inhospitable world comes eight disparate souls, united by a typical function to carry humanity again from the brink. Their quest – your quest – will see you journey by means of army enclaves and medieval dungeons, encountering and battling completely different factions, every boasting distinctive combatants, methods and strengths.
Stability your group’s particular person abilities to strategize a response in turn-based fights and survive one other day on the tundra. Accomplish that and also you’ll step by step unlock new abilities and improve gear, letting you customise every character’s, and finally the group’s, construct to develop new methods to counter any hazard it’s possible you’ll face.
As a lot as your decisions are key to your success in each battle, so too are the private choices made throughout your journey important to deciding the way it ends. With the sport’s story providing a number of endings, the destiny of the world lies in your arms.