Multiplayer returns in Naughty Dog’s next big instalment of the popular Uncharted series.
The studio revealed Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End multiplayer earlier today during Sony’s press conference at Paris Games Week. They debuted a new gameplay trailer showing off a few of the new mechanics and announced a multiplayer beta beginning on December 4 and ending on December 13 later this year. It will be open to anyone who purchased Uncharted: The Nathan Drake collection.
According to the studio’s latest blog update, here’s what’s new for Uncharted 4 multiplayer:
Sidekicks: “When you are in a pinch you can call in your friendly Sidekick to help you. These are unique, AI controlled characters that come equipped with unique abilities that can help turn the tide of a battle.”
Mysticals: “These are supernatural abilities from the Uncharted series that give a player unique powers. See if you can recognize what Mystical abilities we are showing off in the trailer.”
Grappling Hook: “Last, you will be able to leverage the grappling hook in a number of locations in our multiplayer maps. We have also heavily leveraged this exciting mechanic for our melee. Yes, you will be able to land on people and take them out –would you expect less?”
Check out the trailer above and be sure to drop a comment or to below telling us what you thought!
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End launches March 18, 2016.