Prepare to be taught what it means to name somebody “sus” in one other language: Among Us might quickly obtain an official Japanese localization. Developer InnerSloth, reporting from a newly established Twitter presence, introduced numerous new developments within the works for the sport [Thanks, Famitsu!]:

First in line is an account system for Among Us, to ease reporting and hopefully stem abuse and hacking, notably in public video games. A Japanese localization was simply one in all a number of language choices introduced. Options moreover English had been French, German, Spanish (European and Latin American), Italian, Dutch, Russian, Portuguese (Brazilian and European), Korean, Bisaya (aka Cebuano, a Southern Philippine language), and Japanese. More languages are deliberate, however as soon as carried out the brand new slate ought to make it just a little simpler to affix or arrange video games with those that share your language, a key concern in a recreation as centered on communication as Among Us.

New languages matter, given Among Us has develop into one in all 2020’s hottest video games. Despite being launched initially in June 2018, InnerSloth’s title achieved huge reputation on the again of streaming and social media word-of-mouth. In the sport, gamers are placed on a crew and given menial jobs to do to. However, a number of gamers is secretly assigned the position of “Impostor,” tasked with killing the crewmates and sabotaging the work. The crew can name collectively conferences to debate sightings and vote for who they believe to be an impostor, ejecting the “winner” out an airlock. Thanks partially to free-to-play construction and straightforward cross-play between cellular and PC, thousands and thousands of individuals have tried and loved Among Us, starting from politicians like United States congressional consultant Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to the Hololive Vtubers.

InnerSloth additionally teased a take a look at a brand new map coming to the sport. Among Us at present options three maps, although the primary map, involving launching a spaceship, is the preferred. The new map will comprise references to Henry Stickmin, a earlier recreation by InnerSloth.

Among Us is instantly obtainable on iOS, Android, and PC. It was nominated for the Best Multiplayer Game and Best Mobile Game classes on the 2020 Game Awards.