Kung Fu preventing recreation Sifu has been delayed to early 2022, practically half a 12 months later than its authentic late 2021 launch window. Developer Sloclap cited stunted growth brought on by the continued pandemic, and made the choice to delay the sport so as to guarantee the discharge of a “polished game” whereas sustaining the well being of the event staff with none crunch. To assist ease the wait, the studio launched a brand new gameplay teaser which options the primary character tearing by a battle membership.
Sifu will see gamers put into the sneakers of a younger Kung Fu scholar looking for revenge after assassins kill his household. Armed together with his fists, laser-fast reflexes, and a magical pendant that revives him each time he dies, he should get to the underside of the mysterious group that ordered the assassination. As we see within the trailer, nonetheless, each time he’s revived by the pendant he ages a number of years. Age an excessive amount of, and gamers should restart the mission over again.
Sloclap group supervisor Felix Garczynski states that whereas the staff initially aimed for a late-2021 release, altering rules and distant working had brought about growth to “lose some velocity.”
We nonetheless felt earlier this 12 months that we might make our authentic deliberate launch date, however because the deadline grew nearer, it grew to become clear that we wouldn’t find a way to achieve this with out placing the standard of the sport in danger or creating big stress on the Sloclap staff – and neither of those choices have been acceptable to us.
Garczynski apologized to followers and defined that, whereas the choice was not made frivolously, the staff’s high precedence is to make “the best possible game” with a “hugely entertaining and polished experience.”
In Sifu, gamers should use varied weapons and environments to their benefit to beat their means by enemies. Similar to the Arkham sequence, the sport will function a crowd-control-type gameplay move and brutal hand-to-hand fight that may have gamers grappling, cracking skulls, and breaking ribs of varied enemies huge and small. The gameplay teaser showcases one such state of affairs, following the protagonist as he infiltrates a battle membership. You may also see the growing old mechanic in full swing, with the participant character’s hair rising greyer every time he dies.
You can try the official Sifu gameplay teaser video beneath:
Sifu is now scheduled to launch in early 2022.
[Source: PS Blog]