PlayStation has shown more than ten minutes of gameplay from Ratchet & Clank: Una dimensin aparte in a State of Play broadcast on the night of this April 29. The event also announced news about Subnautica: Below Zero and the arrival of Among Us to PS4 and PS5.
Let’s start with the news about the game starring the Lumbaxes. The gameplay is commented by the director creativo Marcus Smith, who assures that being a adventure standalone, so it is not necessary to play the previous installments of the saga to understand the plot.
The first section of the video is centered on Ratchet, who searches for Nefarious City to his lost friend, Clank. The lumbax discovers that his arch enemy is an emperor in this parallel reality; It doesn’t take long to see Clank behind the back of Rivet, the co-star, who flees in a spaceship from this cyberpunk city where hundreds of flying vehicles constantly pass on screen.
After a visit to the Nefarious Club to discover how to get off the planet they teach us some new moves by Ratchet. Smith explains what they wanted to do more agile the displacement including different movements that can be linked: plan, walk on certain walls, a dash that multiplies the protagonist …
These abilities can also be used in engagements, some of which there will be portals to teleport us with a utensil across the battlefield. They have also shown a final boss, Nefarious Juggernaut, who uses a laser beam and shoots missiles. In the middle of combat and thanks to the PS5’s SSD, the confrontation moves immediately to another world totally different.
In this section they have also explained the use of adaptive triggers and the hepatic response of the DualSense controller: a pistol that fires slowly and precisely when the trigger is pulled slightly or quickly when it is pressed fully a grenade-mine that uses these functions to warn the player when there are enemies near it; and another blunt grenade whose explosions expand on the surface of the DualSense. Use will also be made of the Audio 3D.
The second part of gameplay, where several of those weapons are displayed, stars Rivet, who kills Clank in a wild world. There we see how the gun shop and the presence of dizzying phases, in this case uploaded on a speedo (a gigantic snail), where it passes between detailed worlds and stages at high speed.
We are also presented with the presence of small worlds within worlds, the “Pocket Dimensions”, which have a dreamlike style. The video concludes with the announcement that there will be Various open world environments, Clank puzzles, Arena challenges, Air battles, armor to obtain and collectibles of all kinds. A look at the photo mode and accessibility settings, which they will delve into later.
Among Us coming to PS4 and PS5 this summer
The event has started by showing two games from independent studios coming to PS5 and PS4 in addition to other systems: Subnautica: Below Zero (May 14), that using the hepatic response and adaptive triggers of the DualSense. Those who have the first Subnautica or this sequel on PS4 can update free to the PS5 version, which run on 4K y 60 fps in performance mode.
They have also announced that Among Us reach the two Sony platforms, PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, with a costume of Ratchet & Clank sometime in 2021.