We’re super excited to lastly announce that Under, our darkish & lethal dungeon crawler, is coming to PlayStation 4 in two weeks, April seventh, together with a model new mode referred to as Discover, geared for gamers who get pleasure from and discovery.
Should you’re listening to about Under for the primary time, right here’s a fast primer: Under is our survival-roguelike; a dungeon crawler with no hints or tutorials, and a quiet world, which provides no steerage, except for the sport’s title. You play the function of a Wanderer, one in every of many, who arrives on a forbidden island to discover its unfathomably deep, harmful underworld. Reaching the underside of The Depths and discovering what lies beneath is your sombre quest, however from the second your sailboat touches The Isle’s sacred shore, you might be by yourself…
Followers who’ve already performed Under know it’s uniquely brutal; initially designed to be an unforgiving killing machine, with a problem that appeals to the form of participant who relishes excessive online game punishment. Should you’re a fan of the varieties of video games that require blood sacrifice (and perhaps a bit little bit of your hair and scalp) to finish, Under is strictly the razor’s edge you’ve been ready to bop on.
Studying that, some gamers could also be considering: “Under certain appears like a sport I don’t need to play!” And if that’s the case: you’re proper. The sport’s authentic mode, now referred to as Survive, was not for everybody. After we launched Under a 12 months in the past, suggestions proved to us that many gamers have been intrigued, and enamored of the sport’s mysterious underworld, distinctive artwork model & dreamy environment, and liked its haunting & hypnotizing soundtrack by Jim Guthrie, however these gamers’ want to delve into Under required surmounting a problem that made the journey appear inconceivable..
So whereas some followers liked the punishing problem, others desperately wished to have the ability to spend extra time merely bathing within the dripping darkness of Under’s environments, with out having to surmount the sheer cliff of the sport’s problem. The Discover Replace was created precisely for these gamers, designed for everybody to get pleasure from.
The Discover Replace invitations gamers to discover, with out struggling the beautiful ache of Under’s authentic, unforgiving design.
The Discover Replace options these adjustments to Under’s core guidelines:
No Survival Mechanics: Starvation + Thirst by no means drain.
Traps, Injury & Demise: No instantaneous kills + All harm depletes participant Well being slowly by bleeding, giving gamers an opportunity to get well.
Everlasting Campfire Checkpoints: Checkpoints can all the time be returned to after demise, permitting gamers to proceed progressing deeper into the underworld with tremendously decreased backtracking.
And naturally, Survive Mode exists in its pure, untouched type for each participant excited to check their mettle in opposition to Under’s authentic problem.
Together with the PS4 launch of Under, we’re additionally super excited to announce that Jim Guthrie has launched Quantity III of Under’s masterful, mesmerizing soundtrack. Should you’re a fan of Jim’s music, head over to his Bandcamp to take heed to Quantity I, Quantity II & Quantity III of Under’s award-winning soundtrack, and snag a limited-run Under Double Vinyl LP when you’re there.
We are able to’t await PlayStation followers to discover the mysterious world of Under, arriving very quickly on PS4.
And keep in mind: Tread calmly, pack effectively… and produce a lightweight. Good luck down there, Wanderers!