Deathloop, the PlayStation 5 exclusive game developed by Arkane Studios that was released last year, is finally coming to Xbox next week. Additionally, a new update to the game, which will be available on all platforms, includes an extended epilogue for Deathloop, Crossplay, and other extras.
More specifically, Deathloop will launch for Xbox Series/X and PC on September 20, and if you’re a Game Pass member, it’ll be there on day one. It will also launch on PlayStation Plus that day, which means all Extra and Premium members will be able to download it as well. The Goldenloop update will be released that day across all platforms and will add new enemies, weapons, abilities, and more to Deathloop.
Here is a breakdown of what will happen:
There will be multiple PvP matchmaking levels on PSN, Xbox, Steam, Epic Games Store and Microsoft Store, and you can set your cross-platform matchmaking settings to “Any” (all platforms) or “Same” each other” (points to your platform). You can also adjust your crossplay settings based on the controller, meaning you can set it where you’ll only be playing against players using the same controller as you, or you can adjust it to any controller is fine with you.
“The Xbox and PC console versions will also feature cross-buy and cross-save, so if you purchase Deathloop through the Microsoft Store on Xbox or PC, you’ll be able to play it across Microsoft platforms. your other and pick it up right where you left off,” Bethesda said in one blog post about today’s news.
New ability: Fugue
This new ability includes a projectile that you can throw to slow and confuse your target, temporarily (and for a short time) rendering them harmless. Bethesda says it makes them “drunk” essentially. Fugue will also include four discoverable upgrades:
- Coda: length of time
- Earworms: Place a “mine” Fugue on the surface
- Discord: Target becomes hostile to its allies
- Syncopation: When target dies, Fugue affects nearby enemies
Bethesda teases that you can find the Fugue ability in Karl . Bay throughout the afternoon.
New Weapon: Halps . Prototype
According to Bethesda, this new powered rifle fires a continuous laser-like beam that can rip through enemies with great precision. You can also shoot beams at turrets or security cameras to refract the beam and hit your enemies with bank shots.
New Enemy: Paint Bomber
Paint-Bombers are NPC’s new enemies, they wear dynamite filled with paint for themselves and when near you, they explode in a colorful pattern.
New Ability Upgrade: New upgrade for Julianna’s Masquerade
Julianna’s Masquerade skill was previously the only one in Deathloop that didn’t have its own upgrade, but the Goldenloop update changed that.
- Rally: Target up to three NPCs with Masquerade
- Heal: Restore health when using Masquerade on NPC
- Show up: When an NPC affected by Masquerade dies or detects Colt, Colt is automatically tagged
- Incognito: Damage taken while using Masquerade is converted to Energy
New 2 in 1 jewelry
Bethesda says they’ve added 19 new jewels to Deathloop, but these jewels are unlike the ones you’re used to because they’re 2-in-1 trinkets that combine the abilities of two. who is already in the game. For example, the new Wrecking Ball jewelry set combines the existing Sprinter jewels (moves faster) and Unstoppable Force (damages enemies by dashing at them). Rolling In It also combines Deep Pockets (carrying more ammo) with Stab N Grab (receiving ammo on melee kills).
Finally, Bethesda teased Deathloop’s new ending, saying there are other surprises now in the game.
For more on Deathloop, read Game informant Reviews on Deathloop to find out why it’s one of our favorite games of 2021.
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