NEXON has unveiled a new The First Descendant trailer, showcasing the characters that players could look forward to playing in the upcoming Steam beta. The trailer showcases Sharen (the assassin concept melee dealer), Bunny (the super-fast nuke with electrical attacks), Freyna (the poison type continuous dealer), Jayber (the genius that summons turrets), and more. Team up with these characters in action-packed co-op battles against massive monsters with their own gimmicks, all rendered with Unreal Engine 5. You can see more of it at Tokyo Game Show’s online showcase from 15 – 18 September.
The First Descendant is recruiting participants for its upcoming Steam beta slated for 20 – 26 October 2022. You can sign up through the game’s Steam page, and follow the official Twitter for further updates.
Here’s an overview of the game as given on Steam:
The First Descendant is a free third-person cooperative action RPG shooter featuring high-quality graphics. Experience the fun of strategic boss fights through 4-player co-op and various unique characters, exciting gunplay, and looting. A variety of equipment is necessary for growth, and you can obtain them through clearing scenario missions within the game or in the World Missions where cooperation is crucial and battles with huge bosses.
The player becomes a Descendant in the game and is given a mission to fight against the invaders for the survival of humans and to protect the ‘Ingris continent’. The player can experience a spectacular story by growing stronger through various missions and stories to finally discover the Descendants’ secret. You can also feel the First Descendant’s unique atmosphere through high-quality fields developed with Unreal Engine 5 and gain a new experience of reality and SF fantasy coexisting in one place.
Charming and Unique Characters
You can play various characters with distinctive concepts and battle styles. We plan to add various customizable elements such as skins for each character to support character decoration.
Exciting Battles and Dynamic Action Using Various Skills and Firearms
Experience the First Descendant’s exciting battles composed of various characters with unique skill sets, free movements, and chain actions through Grappling Hooks, colorful firearms, and additional effects. With these, the player can create any battle style they desire.
Battles With Huge Boss Monsters Through Cooperative Play
You can target huge boss monsters with different appearances and abilities through 4 player co-op play. The various difficulties will stimulate your competitive spirit, and you can destroy or extract various parts of the huge bosses through 4-player cooperative play. By targeting the huge boss’s gimmicks, you will be able to experience a more compact team play.
Motivating Play and Growth
You can equip a character with 3 guns, 4 secondary equipments, and various sub-weapons. Of course, there will also be items to enhance a character or their firearm stats or add a new ability all together. A variety of equipment is a necessary element for growth, and you can obtain them through clearing scenario missions within the game, or in the World Missions where cooperation is crucial and battles with huge bosses. We provide equipment so you can develop the characters to play continuously through character growth and acquiring and combining the various equipment. Use it to challenge yourself with more difficult tasks and enjoy the thrill of clearing them.