Bandai Namco announces sci-fi third-person shooter SYNDUALITY for PS5, Xbox Series, and PC

Publisher Bandai Namco and developer Game Studio have introduced SYNDUALITYa brand new science-fiction third-person shooter coming to PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, and PC by way of Steam in 2023.

Here is an outline of the sport, by way of Bandai Namco:

Developed by Game Studio, SYNDUALITY is a science-fiction third-person shooter set in a dystopian futuristic world the place people and AI should co-exist and cooperate to outlive.

SYNDUALITY takes place in 2222, years after a mysterious toxic rain known as “The Tears of the New Moon” worn out most of humanity and gave start to deformed creatures that now hunt the inhabitants. Amidst the calamity, people are pressured to construct an underground haven named Amasia, the place they uncover and start to collaborate with types of synthetic intelligence known as Magus.

In the sport, gamers will step into the footwear of the Drifters, individuals who make a residing accumulating AO crystals, a uncommon useful resource out there on Earth. In this quest they have to face xenomorphic creatures generally known as Enders, and they may be capable to rely on Magus, their AI companions, to information them by way of their journey, assist them in fights, and present course, hints, and warnings. All the whereas, they are going to be growing and strengthening the bond between participant and AI. Gameplay and fight in SYNDUALITY facilities round Cradle Coffins, armed automobiles through which gamers will probably be roaming on the floor and can absolutely personalize, from look to weapon loadouts, to suit their very own playstyle. SYNDUALITY may even have multiplayer, with different Drifters becoming a member of gamers to assist them of their missions or flip in opposition to them, hindering their progress or preventing to loot their valuable assets.

SYNDUALITY is a venture we will not wait for gamers to place their arms on,” mentioned Bandai Namco producer Yosuke Futami in a press launch. “We have been working with well-known designers resembling Neco for character design and Ippei Gyoubu for mechanical design, in addition to the workforce at Game Studio, to develop a enjoyable shooter with sturdy core gameplay and a singular concentrate on the connection between AI and human , the place the bond that develops between gamers and their Magus impacts sport play and story.”

Here are some further particulars, by way of producer Yosuke Futami on the PlayStation Blog:

Hello! My identify is Yosuke Futami, the producer of SYNDUALITY. On behalf of the workforce, we’re excited to lastly reveal our brand-new science-fiction third-person shooter sport from Bandai Namco Entertainment.

It all began a few years in the past when our workforce grouped collectively and passionately mentioned how we are able to break ourselves into—and even break the entire barrier, of the science-fiction style. With the emergence of expertise nowadays, and how synthetic intelligence is slowly changing into extra distinguished in our each day lives, we have been significantly enthusiastic about how people and AI would work together with one another sooner or later. Will they coexist? Do they’ve the identical perception in emotions, or sense of emotion? Can they intertwine? Those have been the questions that ultimately grew to become an exodus of this venture, and hopefully you’d be part of us to determine collectively the adventures that lie forward of them.

SYNDUALITY is about in a dystopian future the place toxic rain and deformed creatures wreak havoc on the world, the place you and your AI accomplice should discover a method to work collectively and reclaim misplaced floor for humanity. Adding to the joy, we’ve partnered with distinguished designers Neco (for character design) and Gyobu (for mech design) to convey their distinctive science-fiction model to the sport. Please take a look at the reveal trailer beneath for a primary have a look at the sport.

The World of Amasia

The yr is 2222. It has been years since Tears of the New Moon, a mysterious rain, poured and worn out virtually your entire human race. The toxic rain gave start to deformed creatures devouring for people, and humanity fled from the hazard. As means for survival, the people then construct an underground haven; Amasia. In this newly constructed dystopian metropolis, on a pursuit of sustaining their existence, they run into an Artificial Intelligence named Magus. Not figuring out how issues will work between them, the story of how Humans and AI coincide and attempt to discover their truths begins.

Search for Scarce Resources in Your Cradle Coffin

In the world of SYNDUALITY, you’ll tackle a job as Drifters—who make a residing by accumulating AO Crystals; a uncommon useful resource that may solely be obtained in a harmful terrestrial setting. You will tackle every mission in your Cradle Coffin—an armed automobile that may get you cell in the course of the journey. Players can personalize their Cradle Coffin—not solely its look, however the weapons geared up as properly to make your Cradle Coffin swimsuit your personal play model.

Meet Your AI Partner, Magus

You usually are not alone on this journey. An AI accomplice known as Magus will probably be there in battle flying alongside your mech to offer instructions, hints, and warnings so you’ll be able to safely full your missions. Discover distinctive interactions and dialogues with Magus relying on totally different conditions.

Battle Against Enemies and Other Players (PvPvE)

On the huge battlefield, you’ll encounter xenomorphic creatures generally known as Enders, attempting to cease you from gathering the AO crystals. You can use various kinds of weapons connected to the Cradle Coffin to fend off these incoming enemies.

Immerse your self into an intense PvPvE battle. When enjoying on-line, you will additionally encounter different gamers attempting to clear their very own missions—watch out, they may doubtlessly hinder your progress.

We want to formally welcome you to the world of SYNDUALITY. Please keep tuned for extra data!

Watch the announcement trailer beneath. View the primary screenshots on the gallery. Visit the official Japanese web site right here.

Announcement Trailer

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