We’re tremendous excited to lastly announce that Beneath, our darkish & lethal dungeon crawler, is coming to PlayStation four in two weeks, seventh April, together with a model new mode known as Discover, geared for gamers who take pleasure in journey and discovery.
For those who’re listening to about Beneath for the primary time, right here’s a fast primer:
Beneath is our survival-roguelike; a dungeon crawler with no hints or tutorials, and a quiet world, which gives no steerage, other than the sport’s title. You play the position of a Wanderer, considered one 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’re by yourself…
Followers who’ve already performed Beneath know it’s uniquely brutal; initially designed to be an unforgiving killing machine, with a problem that appeals to the type of participant who relishes excessive online game punishment. For those who’re a fan of the varieties of video games that require blood sacrifice (and possibly somewhat little bit of your hair and scalp) to finish, Beneath is strictly the razor’s edge you’ve been ready to bounce on.
Studying that, some gamers could also be considering: “Beneath certain feels like a sport I don’t need to play!” And if that’s the case: you’re proper. The sport’s unique mode, now known as Survive, was not for everybody.
Once we launched Beneath 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 fashion & dreamy environment, and liked its haunting & hypnotizing soundtrack by Jim Guthrie, however these gamers’ need to delve into Beneath required surmounting an issue that made the journey appear unimaginable..
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 Beneath’s environments, with out having to surmount the sheer cliff of the sport’s issue. The Discover Replace was created precisely for these gamers, designed for everybody to take pleasure in.
The Discover replace invitations gamers to Discover, with out struggling the beautiful ache of Beneath’s unique, unforgiving design.
The Discover Replace options these modifications to Beneath’s core guidelines:
- No Survival Mechanics: Starvation + Thirst by no means drain.
- Traps, Injury & Dying: No immediate kills + All injury depletes participant Well being slowly by bleeding, giving gamers an opportunity to get well.
- Everlasting Campfire Checkpoints: Checkpoints can at all times be returned to after demise, permitting gamers to proceed progressing deeper into the underworld with vastly lowered backtracking.
Together with the PS4 launch of Beneath, we’re additionally tremendous excited to announce that Jim Guthrie has launched Quantity III of Beneath’s masterful, mesmerizing soundtrack. For those who’re a fan of Jim’s music, head over to his Bandcamp to take heed to Quantity I, Quantity II & Quantity III of Beneath’s award-winning soundtrack, and snag a limited-run Beneath Double Vinyl LP when you’re there.
A Sinking Feeling:
The Frozen Layer:
We are able to’t await PlayStation followers to Discover the mysterious world of Beneath, arriving very quickly on PS4.
And keep in mind: Tread frivolously, pack nicely… and produce a lightweight. Good luck down there, Wanderers!