Among Us announced it's becoming a new hide-and-seek style, accomplishments, a new map, and a lot of makeup at Summer Game Fest today.
The hide-and-seek manner teaser showed one of the game's resident beans roaming with a map with just a small circle of light emitted around it. Only when another participant was within that light could they be seen, similar to if the lights go off in the standard imposter mode we have.
You'll also soon have the ability to unlock accomplishments as you perform, which One of Us lacked. The Summer Sport Fest teaser showed off a"kill five gamers" achievement for instance, but there's no word on how many goals you'll be able to tick off or just how diverse they will be.
The smallest bit of info, and I mean that not disparagingly, was all about a brand new map. The video revealed just a few pixels worth of...something. I'm still attempting to discern if it was a battery or a button or a change or something else entirely. But apparently that is all that may be shown at the moment!
There will also be new functions for players, including a sheriff and a scientist, but who knows what on earth those roles will really play in the game. Additionally, it is unclear if they will be limited to certain modes.
Ahead of the announcement, the group has been going at full speed resulting in the summer. Among Us has been a current Epic Games Store freebie, also there is summer merch coming out to the match. Plus, from the largest tell of more to come, Innersloth revealed that it hired a new person, which is important when you realize that this brings the amount of employees into nine. Yesthey still can't fill a 10-person lobby by themselves, a detail noted in the announcement.
Geoff Keighley also disclosed the in-game mask of his face is going to be available .
If you're unfamiliar, the mask is a photorealistic diversion of Summer Sport Fest host Keighley's face which you wear on your little bean imposter/crewmate. It is a little frightening, sure. Nonetheless, it gets the people going, also it gave us a huge sign that we would observe some One of Us news now.
The Among Us Twitter account also revealed on June 8 which additional player colors (such as maroon) and other news could be revealed in the event, but that has been less exciting.
On precisely the exact same afternoon, Innersloth teased,"Lots coming up this week and next." Besides Summer Sport Fest, the group is making the rounds with another gaming festival, Guerrilla Collective. Guerrilla Collective's big E3 series takes place on June 12 in the event that you would like to tune in for much more One of Us. It'll be interesting to see if and how Innersloth distances out announcements.
So while I, and likely others, have put on my spacesuit a bit less because One of Us occurred over last summer, I'm guessing it is time to vent back in.