Witchfire, The Astronauts’ long-in-development roguelite shooter, goes into early entry this month. Will probably be out there solely on PC through the Epic Video games Retailer (for a yr or so earlier than coming to different platforms), and director Adrian Chmielarz answered a number of questions on the developer’s plans in a brand new FAQ.
When requested about New Recreation Plus, he stated the staff is “leaning in the direction of sure,” although it’s nonetheless one thing to determine in early entry. Two maps will likely be out there, they usually’re fairly large. “A single map is kind of the scale of all the world of our earlier recreation, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter.” In fact, whether or not you’ll should discover the entire map in a single run stays to be seen.
Whereas there’s a role-playing ingredient to the sport with a listing, lore, totally different builds and unlocking powers, to not point out a narrative, there received’t be many NPCs. As for whether or not gamers might want to intention down sights usually or can depend on hip-fire, Chmielarz replied, “ADS extends the vary of your insta-hit weapons. It doesn’t have an effect on the projectile-based ones just like the crossbow.
“However there is no such thing as a accuracy penalty for capturing from the hip. We figured that when you can headshot the enemy from the hip, good for you. That’s arduous sufficient and a correct problem, so no want for any additional penalties.” He additionally teased that some weapons after early entry is stay will “profit from hip-firing.”
Witchfire’s early entry begins on September twentieth. A brand new video will clarify the core gameplay loop earlier than launch, so keep tuned.