Amongst Us studio InnerSloth introduced what’s coming to the net multiplayer social deduction sport in 2021 alongside some particulars about growth itself.
The developer stated it might be making a public roadmap for the sport for 2021, however not include dates until the workforce is aware of they’ll make the deadline.
An account system is at the moment within the works with a report system deliberate as the primary function for it. The studio stated a mates listing, recorded stats, and different requested options will come later.
The Airship map, introduced on the 2020 Recreation Awards, remains to be scheduled to launch as a free replace in “early 2021.”
InnerSloth revealed that updates for the sport have been taking lengthy as a result of the studio needed to restructure itself after exploding in recognition in 2020, and even canceled its sequel to work on the unique sport.
“We needed to spend 2 months simply restructuring, determining new processes, and getting exterior companions to assist us handle on board,” the studio stated. “Initially it was simply 3 mates working collectively (and now I’m right here to make 4, hello), but when we wished this to work long run and rent up, we wanted to streamline issues.”
The studio additionally stated that hiring takes time and doesn’t make growth go sooner when it takes for “hiring, coaching, onboarding, doable interpersonal disputes, inventive variations, code legibility, authorized/privateness issues, and an infinite variety of different issues can come up.”
Amongst Us initially launched for PC and cellular gadgets in 2018, however didn’t obtain a lot consideration till the summer time of 2020 as a result of a mix of Twitch streamers selecting up the sport, cross-play performance, and other people housed inside due to COVID-19 lockdowns.
The sport garnered over 85 million cellular downloads and Steam concurrent participant numbers over 300,000 final September, and reached the highest of the Nintendo Change eShop charts in the future after it launched on the system in December.