Warframe, the cooperative shoot-and-loot house ninja game, is about to get extra of the entire above. Developer Digital Extremes introduced an all-new open-world zone – purportedly 5 occasions greater than the Plains of Eidolon – on the third annual TennoCon. But probably the most thrilling announcement got here on the finish of the Warframe-centric conference. Code named “Railjack,” the free growth will let 1-Four gamers pile right into a spaceship and seamlessly take their battle to the celebrities.
Once airborne, squads should cooperate to handle shields, repairs, and weapons whereas participating in ship-to-ship fight. It sounds quite a bit like No Man’s Sky meets Star Trek. Except that gamers can even board enemy ships utilizing Archwings (Warframe’s jetpack equal). In principle, Railjack marries the free-to-player shooter’s many kinds of gameplay into one cohesive complete.
That new open zone additionally sounds promising. Fortuna, as its referred to as, is ready on an icy and mushroom infested Venus. Warframers will journey there to assist Solaris United – a gaggle of indentured servants for whom failing to pay crippling money owed means forfeiting physique elements. It’s a grotesque state of affairs, however the staff profit from it with some actually catchy whistling. And in case you’re particularly good they’ll provide you with a slick hoverboard, Warframe’s first-ever usable land automobile, to traverse the frozen world.
Other bulletins included Garuda, a brand new Warframe sporting powers based mostly on “blood and gore,” and a teaser for the game’s subsequent cinematic quest. The chapter is named The New War and follows the occasions of June’s The Sacrifice update.
Fortuna is at the moment scheduled for launch this fall… possibly. Digital Extremes was brazenly wishy-washy concerning the specifics. Although the corporate appeared set on getting it out someday this 12 months.