A demo for Outriders, Folks Can Fly’s sci-fi cooperative third-person shooter, will hit Steam on February 25. It will be a considerable chunk of the sport, too: there isn’t any time restrict, it’s going to function all 4 courses and 6 character slots, and you can maintain your progress when the sport launches correct.
In a long Twitter thread detailing the demo, Folks Can Fly confirms that the sport’s prologue and opening chapter might be playable. “Because of this gear and enemies that you just come throughout would be the early sport variants,” they warn. “The additional you get within the full Outriders story, the extra twisted, unique and highly effective each gear and enemies will develop into.”
The studio additionally stresses that it is a demo, not a beta. It will assist crossplay with all platforms, apart from Google Stadia the place the demo will not be obtainable. Better of all, this is not simply pre-launch: the demo will nonetheless be obtainable after the sport’s April 1 launch date. The extent cap might be seven, which is sufficient to be taught 4 talents for every class, in addition to two ability factors. In the meantime, the sport’s “world tier” system which determines the sport’s issue (and its loot output) will allow you to progress as much as the fifth tier.
“The demo runs up till the showdown with Gauss,” the studio writes, “the primary rival Altered who could also be much more harmful than you. Some aspect missions unlock after defeating Gauss so it is possible for you to to return and discover the world.”
In case you’re eager to get entangled as quickly as attainable, listed below are the worldwide launch occasions.