The new Saints Row reboot was lastly unveiled at Gamescom this week with a cinematic trailer and a release date of February 2022, however little else to go on. Now Volition has launched a brand new trailer with a load of gameplay, in addition to affirmation that Saints Row will get at least three DLC “episodes” post-launch.

The new trailer will be seen under and is titled ‘Welcome to Santo Ileso’, the identify of Saints Row’s new location within the American southwest. Developer Volition guarantees to supply “the biggest and best Saints Row playground ever” in Santo Ileso, which will comprise 9 districts within the metropolis surrounded – for the primary time within the usually city-bound sequence – by desert countryside to discover too.

Apart from essentially the most in-engine footage we’ve seen of Saints Row to date, the trailer additionally particulars the assorted Saints – who’re all-new, so don’t count on to be hanging round with the wacky likes of Johnny Gat this time round. Character customization is confirmed too – so regardless of the default feminine boss performed by Bryce Charles being proven in every single place, gamers will be capable of create their very own.

While the trailer doesn’t point out DLC, the accompanying press launch particulars the sport’s Expansion Pass, which provides entry to “three additional episodes” as DLC. Given how much fun Saints Row’s previous expansions have been, these will be price keeping track of.

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Volition additionally promises to dial back the wacky comedy of the later games in the direction of “a different kind of story”, which is attention-grabbing information. The game’s website additionally says that anybody who pre-orders on PC will get Saints Row: The Third Remastered included, which isn’t a terrific deal on condition that it’s currently available on the Epic Games Store for free anyway.

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