The First Descendant, developed by Nexon Games’ internal Magnum Studio, is a sci-fi third-person shooter that’s been catching attention in the gaming community.
It combines elements of cooperative gameplay with an action-packed RPG experience.
Here is everything we know about it so far.
The game has been compared to a mix of Outriders and Gears of War, featuring a rich sci-fi aesthetic and a classic loot progression system.
Players can expect a dynamic world filled with endless endeavors and rewards.
Set in a dystopian future, The First Descendant places players in a world where an alien civilization threatens humanity’s survival.
Players become Descendants, powerful warriors with unmatched powers, tasked with driving back the alien invaders and safeguarding humanity.
The First Descendant is designed as a 4-player action RPG looter shooter, emphasizing online multiplayer elements.
It offers customizable components, unique characters, and skill sets.
Players will experience battles using various characters, grappling hooks, firearms, and additional effects.
Development and visuals
Originally developed on Unreal Engine 4, the game has since transitioned to Unreal Engine 5, promising enhanced visuals and gameplay mechanics.
Release date and platforms
The First Descendant is scheduled for release in the summer of 2024.
It will be available across multiple platforms, including PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, and Xbox One.
Special features and community feedback
Following its Crossplay Open Beta, which saw nearly 2 million participants, the development team is focusing on enhancing the game based on player feedback.
This includes adding more mission variety, improving user experience and interface, and optimizing graphics.