Phoenix Labs’ free-to-play monster-hunting title Dauntless will lastly launch natively on PS5 and Xbox Collection X|S on December 2. The subsequent-gen launch additionally brings cross-play and cross-progression to Dauntless on a complete of seven totally different platforms.
Dauntless has been playable on PlayStation 5 because the console’s launch in November 2020 due to backwards compatibility with its PS4 model. Nonetheless, the brand new native PS5 model will carry alongside a collection of upgrades to make it value gamers’ whereas to change platforms. When it comes to graphics, the PS5 model brings dynamic 4K decision focusing on 60 fps, in addition to new results to enhance the looks of the Shattered Isles. These embrace new lighting and atmospheres, elevated view distance, the addition of volumetric fog, improved shadows, and higher atmosphere textures for timber, water, and grass.
Load instances have been decreased on next-gen by as much as 90%, and the console’s Actions Menu will permit gamers to leap straight into choose hunts. There may also be a model new set of trophies (together with a Platinum), 3D Audio, and the DualSense controller hasn’t been forgotten both. The haptic suggestions will likely be affected by a participant’s stamina. Adaptive triggers will let gamers really feel the resistance of empowered Repeater ammo. Radio callouts will likely be performed by the speaker and elemental results will likely be represented by the lights.
In addition to the next-gen model, the most recent Name to Arms replace will launch on December 2 too. This can introduce a brand new Behemoth referred to as Sahvyt, enhancements to the Chain Blades weapon, the Krolachi Warlords Hunt Cross, extra quests, new challenges, and different bug fixes and gameplay enhancements. The replace may also add 36 new trophies to the PlayStation 4 model of the sport. Phoenix Labs has promised extra data on this replace as they get nearer to launch, though there isn’t a lot time to do this over the subsequent three days.
[Source: PlayDauntless, PlayStation Blog]