The brand new map for Amongst Us, titled The Airship, has lastly obtained a launch date, and it’s set to drop sooner slightly than later.
In an official dev log launched by Amongst Us developer InnerSloth, it was revealed that the sport’s subsequent map could be out there to gamers beginning on Mar. 31. The map will probably be made out there by way of a free replace, and can include further bonuses together with new cosmetics, tweaks to the place gamers can spawn into the sport, a number of layers to the atmosphere and extra.
“We all know folks have been excited and ready for the map – thanks to those that have been SO supportive and understanding,” InnerSloth writes within the log. “It’s actually helped us out mentally these previous few months.”
InnerSloth additionally used the dev log to shed some gentle on why the map’s growth took so lengthy. Along with authorized logistics associated to creating the replace and the smaller dimension of the developer’s group, the group wasn’t anticipating the surge in Amongst Us’ reputation.
In consequence, they needed to pivot from growth on a brand new challenge again to growth on Amongst Us.
“We had already thought-about the sport achieved and had moved onto one thing else,” InnerSloth writes. “And whereas it could appear odd issues took just a few months, it’s fairly regular in sport growth, particularly for a group of our dimension.”
The complete dev log may be considered right here.
Initially launched in June of 2018, Amongst Us noticed an explosion in its participant base in 2020. This surge noticed its growth revitalized, with it even seeing a port for the Nintendo Swap launched in December of 2020.
Amongst Us is presently out there on Cellular, PC, and the Nintendo Swap, with ports for the Xbox Sequence X and Xbox One slated for launch someday in 2021. For extra on the sport, try a current replace from the developer on what’s subsequent when it comes to content material.