Earlier at this time in the course of the State of Play livestream, Slowclap video games confirmed off a brand-new gameplay trailer for his or her upcoming third-person kung-fu motion sport titled Sifu.
On this gameplay trailer, we see the principle character begin out on the age of 40. And by the top of the video, he has already turned 54-years-old. That is because of the getting older mechanic in Sifu that helps you change into extra highly effective with every dying.
We realized about this gameplay mechanic when Sifu was revealed just a few months in the past, however it was by no means actually displayed in motion. Every time we noticed the principle character die within the sport, a counter would seem on the display screen that displayed their age. Every dying would make it go up by a number of.
Sloclap’s neighborhood supervisor, Felix Garczynski, shared extra particulars about how the getting older mechanic will work in Sifu in his PlayStation Weblog put up.
“…gamers will be capable to restart immediately the place they died and hold going ahead like an unstoppable power of revenge. You can not age eternally, nevertheless; finally you’ll change into too previous and have to start out your path once more.”
It’s unclear how consultant this trailer is of the visuals for the getting older mechanic. However it’s not less than a transparent approach to get throughout the message of the way it works in motion.
In addition to the getting older gameplay mechanic proven off within the trailer, Sloclap additionally confirmed off the ever so barely altering environments that may be seen all through Sifu. The trailer begins out with some primary grunts in a nightclub and step by step progresses to a few heavy enemies in what seems to be some form of an empty lounge.
And even in a while within the trailer, there are extra exceptionally expert kung-fu practitioners that the principle character is proven combating. Garczynski talks about how the, “…refined evolution of your environment as you get deeper into the hideouts of your enemies is a robust theme all through the sport.”
On the finish of the trailer, it was revealed that the discharge window for Sifu is being pushed again from 2021 to early 2022. Garczynski detailed Sloclap’s thought course of going into this choice to maneuver the discharge window into subsequent yr.
“We nonetheless felt earlier this yr that we may make our authentic deliberate launch date, however because the deadline grew nearer, it grew to become clear that we wouldn’t have the opportunity to take action with out placing the standard of the sport in danger or creating enormous strain on the Sloclap group – and neither of those choices have been acceptable to us.”
Sifu is coming to PS4 and PS5 early in 2022.
If you wish to take a look at the official gameplay trailer for Sifu, it may be discovered down beneath.
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