The Aliens series are having a new video game section with Alien: Fireteam. The co-op shooter follows a group of Colonial Marines tasked with hunting for alien colonies.
New game is a third person shooter with The remaining 4 people diedwhere three players form and overcome waves of enemies. Its setting after the events of Aliens 3 in a world where alien outbreaks are known to the public and teams are dispatched to deal with the threat. The game features a variety of creatures in the series including 11 different Xenomorph breeds.
The announcement trailer for ALIENS: Fireteam, coming out this summer. pic.twitter.com/JruVvzHy49
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Players can choose from five different character classes, each with their own specific abilities. For example, a technician could set up a turret that could shoot at enemies. Weapons include a combination of standard guns and more innovative tools like sticky grenades.
Playback value is an important ingredient in the game. It has a casual story campaign full of missions, but players can also replay missions with additional challenges triggered. The game features unlockable cosmetics and additional equipment obtained through the game.
Alien: Fireteam was developed by Cold Iron Studios, founded by the creators behind MMO like Star Trek Online. The studio was acquired by Daybreak Games last summer. The studio has been bought and sold several times over the past few years as it worked on the game.
The game is scheduled to launch in the summer of 2021 and will arrive for PC, PlayStation 4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X / S.
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