Windjammers 2 out soon on PS4 & PS5, open multiplayer Beta starts tomorrow – PlayStation.Blog
Bonjour, that is Cyrille from Dotemu! I’m the chief producer of Windjammers 2.
It’s possible you’ll be conversant in different works of ours, resembling Streets of Rage 4 (launched final 12 months) and the port of the unique Windjammers for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in 2017. We’re a small staff right here in Paris and retro is our motto. Ever since our re-release of the primary Windjammers recreation, we’ve been anxious to do a sequel. In actual fact, Windjammers 2 is the primary recreation that we’re creating 100% in-house! We will’t wait so that you can strive it yourselves. Extra on that in a bit…
…However first, I’m comfortable to verify that the sport will probably be launched on each PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5! The PlayStation group was extraordinarily supportive of the primary recreation, so bringing the sequel to PS4 and PS5 was a no brainer.
Improvement goes effectively, and we needed to offer avid gamers with a sneak-peek earlier than our launch later this 12 months. So get your controllers prepared, as a result of from August 11 till August 22 we’re internet hosting an open Beta for Windjammers 2 on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.
The open Beta will probably be free and out there for all – no PlayStation Plus subscription is required. Additionally, Windjammers 2 will provide cross-play between PlayStation consoles, so that you’ll face gamers from each platforms. It’ll be a blast!
Windjammers is a sports activities arcade recreation the place it’s a must to shoot a disc into your opponent’s purpose to win. It’s fast-paced and extremely addictive…consider it as Avenue Fighter meets Pong. And we’re pulling out all of the stops to make sure that Windjammers 2 is much more thrilling and interesting than the arcade traditional.
Right here’s a fast tutorial that explains easy methods to play Windjammers 2. We’ve requested an outdated pal to assist with this – none aside from the legendary Windjammers champion of the USA. The one…The one…Gary Scott!
Open beta content material
In the course of the Beta, you possibly can demo 4 characters:
- Steve Miller (United Kingdom)
Intelligent and agile, Steve excels at executing split-second reversals and tough curved photographs.
- Gary Scott (United States)
The American heavyweight could also be gradual, however he’s one of many recreation’s strongest characters. And I’ve to confess, he’s additionally the Dotemu staff’s favourite.
- Loris Biaggi (Italy)
Swift, sturdy, versatile…this well-balanced champion hasn’t misplaced a step.
- Sophie De Lys (France)
We simply had so as to add a French character, proper? However consideration: she’s quick and livid.
Every character has a novel stability of energy and pace – discover the one that most closely fits your playstyle! Extra characters are included within the full recreation, with even crazier tips and throws.
The Beta additionally options 4 levels:
- Seashore: a slender courtroom that facilitates quick video games and fast throws.
- Ring: a large stage excellent for working your opponent ragged.
- Stadium: this courtroom boasts a 5-point zone that grows bigger when a participant scores a number of instances in a row. An effective way to catch-up!
- Rooftop: an everyday courtroom, apart from the bumpers that change the disc’s route after they’re hit. Cautious, they’re as diabolical as they sound!
Windjammers 2 isn’t solely enjoyable and thrilling, it’s additionally aggressive – which is why the open Beta will function ranked matches. We need to construct a world group across the recreation and we all know that worldwide competitions are important.
Among the options we’ve cooked up for the total recreation will stay a secret for now, however don’t fear – you’ll get your justifiable share of surprises afterward, I can inform you that a lot.
Windjammers 2 will launch on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 later this 12 months. Within the meantime, the Dotemu staff seems ahead to throwing some discs with you when the Beta launches August 11 to August 22.
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