Immortals: Fenyx Rising has had an fascinating growth interval: initially introduced as Gods & Monsters at E3 2019, the sport was slated to be launched earlier this 12 months, however following delays and a worrying lack of recent gameplay, Ubisoft confirmed that the sport had been utterly reimagined since its preliminary announcement. A lot had modified, in actual fact, that the identify even modified.
We bought our first have a look at Immortals: Fenyx Rising at Ubisoft Ahead in September, and regardless of all of the modifications on supply, one factor was nonetheless clear: it’s actually Zelda-esque not solely in look, however design too. The open-world legendary RPG has a brand new launch date, set for later this 12 months, and there’s a shock demo on the best way too – however just for gamers of 1 explicit platform. We clarify all you might want to learn about Immortals: Fenyx Rising proper right here, from launch date and platform assist to the newest trailers and gameplay particulars.
Immortals: Fenyx Rising launch date
Following the preliminary delay and reimagining of the sport, Immortals: Fenyx Rising is ready to be launched worldwide on three December 2020.
Immortals: Fenyx Rising platforms
As confirmed by Ubisoft, Immortals: Fenyx Rising is ready to be obtainable on PS5, Xbox Sequence X, Xbox Sequence S, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Change and PC through the Epic Video games Retailer, Uplay and Google Stadia.
Immortals: Fenyx Rising trailers
Right here’s the world premiere of the up to date Immortals: Fenyx Rising, which made its first look at Ubisoft Ahead in September.
Following the primary present, the post-show featured a deep dive into gameplay, giving us a greater thought of what to anticipate as we discover the Golden Isle.
Is there an Immortals: Fenyx Rising demo?
In a shock announcement at Ubisoft Ahead, the corporate confirmed that an unique free demo can be obtainable solely through Google Stadia, the tech big’s new recreation streaming service.
There isn’t a strong launch date for the demo simply but, however Ubisoft has promised that it’ll function a very distinctive island that will help you expertise a number of the finest bits of the sport forward of launch later this 12 months.
Immortals: Fenyx Rising gameplay
Again when Immortals: Fenyx Rising was initially revealed as Gods & Monsters, the sport couldn’t shake the comparisons to the critically acclaimed The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and regardless of the huge modifications in comparison with the announcement trailer, our newest have a look at gameplay from Ubisoft Ahead does completely nothing to dispel these comparisons.
Let’s begin with the fundamentals: the sport revolves round a customisable character that goes by the identify of Fenyx, a warrior who finds themselves washed up on the shores of the Golden Isle, the legendary dwelling of the traditional Greek gods. Nevertheless, as you may anticipate, issues take a flip for the more serious when the titan Typhon – a personality with many similarities to BOTW’s Calamity Ganon, together with glowing purple and purple smoke that envelops them – escapes and wreaks havoc on the island.
The sport is open-world, as you may anticipate, with quite a lot of biomes that gamers are free to discover, full with an evil fortress within the centre swirling with crackling purple smoke. There are many large-scale puzzles on supply, legendary creatures to battle and Godly weapons to be discovered scattered all through the open world, together with quite a lot of elective content material to assist spherical out the world. Sound acquainted?
Very similar to Hyperlink, Fenyx can climb virtually every part within the recreation, full with a steadily depleting stamina bar, and there’s additionally a give attention to aerial fight with the inclusion of an upgradable glider. Fenyx can wield swords and axes product of glowing blue vitality, and has what seems like a mechanical horse to discover the open world with.
Together with the bevvy of weapons obtainable, Fenyx has entry to a rising roster of skills that provides them the higher hand not solely with regards to puzzle-solving, however in battle too. Descending into underground rifts known as Vaults of Tartarus (very like BOTW’s Shrines), you’ll be capable of try advanced challenges in a bid to get numerous character upgrades.
So, it’s basically a Zelda lookalike with a give attention to Greek mythology and a sprinkle of Murderer’s Creed blended in for good measure, however is that essentially a foul factor? Wanting on the gameplay trailer, we’re going to say… no. We will’t wait to play it when it arrives later this 12 months on virtually each platform together with the PS5 and Xbox Sequence X.