It seems that From Software is currently working on a new Armored Core game. The company has been sending out surveys and is showing participants gameplay footage of the game. All of the details of the new Armored Core have been explained via a post on Reddit.
New Armored Core Details
There were a lot of details on the Reddit post so here are the few key points:
- The game is a third-person shooter that lets you freely roam around a unique sci-fi map with dynamic mecha action. The map is three dimensional with an overwhelming sense of scale that only mecha can provide. The world is said to be created by Hidetaka Miyazaki,
- The game is set on a planet called Bashtar, a sci-fi world that has been devastated by planet-wide disasters. An unknown substance called Melange which had previously caused this disaster has caused it again.
- The game offers long-range combat with guns and short-range combat with items like blades and shields. It will add a sense of urgency to the gameplay.
- You can reconfigure body parts in order to upgrade your mech. the mech can be upgraded and customized according to your playstyle. You’ll have the ability to create various builds with them.
There were also a few Armored Core screenshots that have not been shown in the Reddit post. Instead, they were explained in detail.
Speculated Release Date
It isn’t known when From Software intends to release the new Armored Core. But it is speculated that we’ll get a demo or a teaser soon after Elden Ring is released. The last game in the series was Armored Core V which was released in 2012. So, fans of the series are eagerly excited to play this game on the newer generation of consoles. Hidetaka Miyazaki had also expressed interest before in expanding the IP. He previously worked on Armored Core 4 and its sequel titled For Answer.
Seeing the details, it seems pretty solid that a new Armored Core is on the way. Time will tell when it is announced but it is looking really good. What do you think of this news? Will you play the new Armored Core when it is released? Share your thoughts in the comments below!