Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon is a mech-based action game developed by FromSoftware and published by Bandai Namco.
It is the first new mainline entry in the series since 2013’s Armored Core: Verdict Day.
Ray tracing is also available on PC, though it only works in the garage when customizing your Armored Core between missions.
FromSoftware says members of its 300-strong development staff fluidly switched back and forth between the two projects as needed.
FromSoftware didn't confirm the final mission count or whether this playtime includes side missions, the Arena and other content.
A sequel to a series existing long before FromSoftware re-wrote the blueprint for action RPGs, Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon is firmly on the horizon.
FromSoftware's upcoming mech action title will also take advantage of the SSD on current-gen consoles for fast-loading times.
Players can change out parts depending on the mission, while OS Upgrades can completely change the feel of an Armored Core.
Sub-missions, where players team with allied units and boss fights against rival Armored Cores, are also detailed in the new preview.
FromSoftware and Bandai Namco will be showing off plenty of new gameplay footage for the upcoming mech shooter.
A purported image of a Japanese physical copy of the mech shooter indicates that the game's multiplayer will support up to 6 players.
Learn more about C4-621, their operation and how they're brought back from the brink before the mech combat title's launch.
Attendees can go hands-on with all titles, including SAND LAND, which is playable for the first time in Europe, and Tekken 8.
FromSoftware's next game is going to be very different from what the studio has become known for over the last decade and a half.
FromSoftware and Bandai Namco's mech action game is set to launch for PlayStation, Xbox, and PC in August.
Unlike FromSoftware's Souls-like titles, you won't lose any currency on dying. You can also change out parts and weapons at checkpoints.
The four-minute gameplay video showcases an industrial environment with much elevation, narrow halls and several threats.
Director Masaru Yamamura says it's about customizing mechs and "how it affects your play because that's what makes the series so compelling."
Recommended requirements aren't available, but 12 GB of RAM and a GeForce GTX 960, Radeon RX 480 or Intel Arc A380 are the minimum.
"We hope to stagger our releases and bring something new and exciting at hopefully not so long intervals going forward," says producer Yasuhiro Kitao.
Players can use Assault Boost to switch between long-range and close-quarters combat, stagger enemies, and equip up to four weapons.
Explore the ruins of Rubicon, fighting various factions and megacorps in giant mechs on Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PS4, PS5, and PC.
Sources speaking to Insider-Gaming also suggested that there would be an announcement soon, but it's not "100 percent confirmed."
According to a Chinese leaker with a solid track record, FromSoftware's mech action game will be getting a new trailer soon.
As discovered via Xbox pre-install, the upcoming mech title is on version 22.214.171.124, which could mean a new reveal is imminent.
An announcement could be coming soon for the action title, which releases this year for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5 and PC.
FromSoftware reportedly wants its upcoming mech combat title to release before Elden Ring's Shadow of the Erdtree expansion.
"We have designed a game that rewards using the most appropriate actions in each situation to overcome difficulties and attain a sense of achievement," says producer Yasutaka Ogura.
The presentation will be much shorter than previously expected, and it also won't showcase any new footage for the upcoming mech action game.
Scheduled for 4 AM to 5 AM PST, the presentation will feature series producer Yasunori Ogura, who will provide new information.
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FromSoftware wants to "emphasize the dynamic action, the free-running of your unit, and the active changes you can make during missions."
FromSoftware's Hidetaka Miyazaki says the "real impetus" for the title is being able to "freely assemble and customize the mech."
The difficulty isn't a flat line throughout, varying based on mission type, enemies, and how players assemble their mech.
The 2023 sequel features a "mission-based structure" and a heavier focus on single-player, though there is a Versus Mode.
Futuristic corporations and resistance groups fight over a mysterious substance on Rubicon 3, with the player caught up in the conflict.
The mech combat game leaked in screenshots earlier this year and is coming to Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PS4, PS5, and PC.
Armored Core 6 was recently leaked via a survey, and now, a bunch of screenshots of the mecha action game have also seemingly emerged.
The alleged leak also mentions details on dynamic shooting and melee combat, extensive customization, a large map, and more.
From Software reassures fans of its cult hit franchise that a new game in the series will come.
After so long spent on Dark Souls, From Software asks Armored Core Fans to prepare to fly.
Fans of Armored Core- now is your time!