Dying Stranding 2: On the Seashore’s most up-to-date trailer made it abundantly clear that the sport, in contrast to its predecessor, isn’t going to be set within the United State of America (or the United Cities of America, because it’s recognized in Dying Stranding’s fiction), however precisely how far-off from that setting is the sequel going to take gamers? Mexico was talked about a number of instances within the recreation’s trailer, so does that imply Sam and co. will nonetheless be someplace in North America?
Because it seems, that gained’t be the case. Talking throughout a latest episode of his YouTube present HideoTube (which had been dormant for over seven years till now), director Hideo Kojima confirmed that Dying Stranding 2: On the Seashore isn’t set in North America. So the place precisely is it set? Kojima didn’t go into element, however he did affirm that it’s a unique continent.
“It is a totally different continent,” he stated. “It’s not the American continent. [Sam’s] going there to attach the Chiral Community. If the UCA goes, because it’s a unique continent, it may be thought to be an invasion. Due to this fact, a personal entity will probably be organising the infrastructure.”
Kojima additionally offered some particulars on the Magellan, the ship that serves as the bottom of operations for Fragile’s new aforementioned civilian outfit Drawbridge, which was featured prominently within the recreation’s latest trailer. As defined by Kojima, the ship is ready to journey round by “submerging itself in tar and touring underground”.
And the way precisely does that work? Once more, Kojima didn’t present many extra details- although he did supply some tidbits on what position the ship will play from a gameplay viewpoint.
“While you join the Chiral Community, the ship can transfer freely in these areas,” Kojima stated. “When you join it by yourself, you’ll be able to name the ship, and your crew will probably be there.”
Through the episode, Kojima additionally revealed that Dying Stranding 2 will function real-time terrain modifications brought on by earthquakes, forest fires, floods, and extra.
Dying Stranding 2: On the Seashore is due out in 2025 for PS5.