Searching Grounds involves Steam with April replace – PlayStation.Weblog


One yr! It’s been one yr since we jumped out of the chopper onto the jungle ground. One yr since we slid among the many timber utilizing infrared to identify our subsequent trophy backbone. It’s been one wild yr of looking and being hunted. 

When the hunt started final April, we promised it was only the start. Since then: Dutch has arrived, filling you in on misplaced time with tapes of his whereabouts; 5 totally different Predators (Viking, Samurai, Valkyrie, Jungle Hunter, and Metropolis Hunter) have watched your each transfer; new courses for the Predator and Fireteam have made the sport more difficult; a brand new mode was launched permitting mates (4v4) to CLASH, actually; numerous weapons, skins, loot, easter-eggs, and trophies have been discovered/dropped/gained; you may host non-public matches that provide the functionality to switch the way you wish to play; and there are 4, really now…5 maps to check your expertise on. You would say IllFonic’s quarantine has been a productive one. 

Earlier than we bounce into what’s subsequent, we wish to thank everybody who has performed, wrote, vlogged, and supported our staff. We do that for you. Preserve the feedback and suggestions coming.

NOW… We have now BIG NEWS and plenty to cowl: New platform play, a brand new map, and many additions/updates. And all can be found to get pleasure from from at present.

New platform play

We’re on Steam! You should purchase Predator: Searching Grounds on Steam at present. To get all Steam gamers caught up, we will likely be providing a DLC Predator Bundle – all 4 Predator DLC skins and talents: Viking, Samurai, Valkyrie, and Metropolis Hunter; plus early entry* to a few extra masks and 6 conflict paints. (This DLC bundle is obtainable on all platforms beginning at present as properly, when you’ve got been ready so as to add to your Predator assortment.) Lastly, excellent news, Steam gamers don’t fret; our recreation is crossplay pleasant and permits for crossplay invitations. One factor to notice, all progress in-game is saved on a per-platform foundation and is non-transferable. 

New Airstrip Map

Deep within the jungle, the Stargazer mercenary fleet has an airstrip they use to smuggle items out and in of the world. The Airstrip map will problem the participant’s expertise as soon as once more; not solely will it push your vertical limits preventing on hangar roofs and run-down radio towers, its open areas will go away you feeling weak. Guerilla snipers wait to choose you off one-by-one, and damaged sight strains go away you straightforward prey as Fireteam. The Predator is compelled to calculate its each transfer as getting into this house forces you into hand-to-hand fight with out a straightforward escape to the timber. There are locations to cover, however in case you search shelter in a airplane and the Predator sees you, simply know you’re not getting previous it except it needs you to. 

The Airstrip map took our staff about seven months to develop from idea to creation. It is going to supply 12 totally different missions that can have you ever dodging bullets as you weave by means of houses, radio towers, a number of Stargazer encampments, airplane hangars, and an airstrip plagued by planes and choppers, all scattered all through the thick jungle. 

The brand new map additionally brings a killer combat to CLASH. A number of factors inside the map make for cruel battles. Our QA staff factors to the radio tower as an thrilling place to defend. With a number of choke factors, it’s a calculated but claustrophobic race to safe the placement whereas your enemies are rising from all instructions making this an extremely intense battle. 

QA Play Tip – if you need a ridiculously enjoyable CLASH, attempt the next in a personal modified match. Use bottomless mags, crank up explosion vary, tremendously improve velocity, and barely lower gravity. Have everybody use rocket or grenade launchers and watch the absurdity. It’s a Pyromaniac’s delight. For further hilarity, add in Massive Head Mode; simply you should definitely file your play; we wish to see the present.

New Updates

We have now given the Fireteam new toys and quite a lot of specializations this previous yr. Now it’s the Predator’s flip. Present in discipline lockers, an enormous quantity of cosmetics are coming, together with armor and weapon skins. And let’s not overlook the trophies coming, together with some easter-eggs. We are going to solely give one away proper now; you’ll have to search out it your self or look to our social for hints for the remainder. The pauldron on Dutch is now lastly a masks for the Predator, you requested, and we delivered; this masks is a part of the early entry launch whenever you buy this month’s Predator Bundle DLC.

Specializations have been a success, so there’s a lengthy listing of Predator specializations coming your method with perks correlating to every Predator. To see the entire listing, take a look at our detailed patch notes, however we are going to spotlight a number of: 

  • Hunter/Jungle Hunter: Tracker – Goal isolation ignores mud. 
  • Scout: Ghost – Melee attacking from cloak offers extra harm. 
  • Berserker: Savage – Claiming restores well being. 
  • Alpha: Wrathful – After receiving enemy fireteam harm from behind, your subsequent melee assault offers elevated harm. 
  • Elder: Vicious – Opponents, you bleed out sooner whereas downed and take longer to revive. 

What’s Subsequent

As we efficiently hit the one-year mark, it doesn’t imply we’re finished. We have now so much left to deliver you. Possibly we are going to launch new Predators, characters, maps, and extra. Who is aware of?! I assume you’ll simply should hold our socials, boards, and right here to search out out extra.  

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*Extra masks and conflict paints unlockable to all through gameplay by December 2021.

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