Death Stranding: Director’s Cut was introduced at Geoff Keighley’s Summer Game Fest in June, so it is sensible that a good nearer look could be revealed at Geoff Keighley’s Gamescom Opening Night Live. It’s simply what besties like Hideo Kojima and Keighley do.

In the prolonged take a look at the Director’s Cut, Kojima Productions shared new supply instruments, like a cargo launcher, and boots that lower fall harm. Buddy Bot, too, was proven in extra element; it’s a new function that lets Sam Porter Bridges carry extra cargo, and even trip alongside as Buddy Bot does all of the hauling. There’s additionally a firing vary the place gamers can follow with weapons — and “train and compete” for excessive scores.

New “action-packed” supply missions are coming, too. In the clip, we do see Sam Porter Bridges heading deep into what seems to be a subterranean facility. Plus. there’s new weapons and likewise the power to revisit boss battles. (You can test them out in your room.) This means gamers can, once more, compete for excessive scores.

Too aggravating? The Director’s Cut has new songs for Sam Porter Bridges to bop to in his room. For much more enjoyable, the Director’s Cut may also let gamers do stunts and tips, plus race on a race monitor, on the motor bike and different autos. Yes, Death Stranding is now Mario Kart.

a generic death stranding energy drink

Image: Kojima Productions

However, the trailer apparently changed Sam Porter Bridges’ beloved Monster power drinks with a generic model. Upsetting!

Since that announcement in June, details about the Director’s Cut — together with the truth that Kojima doesn’t like calling it a director’s reduce — has slowly trickled out. This new model of Death Stranding will launch on PlayStation 5 on Sept. 24, a number of extra main enhancements to the sport, aside from those talked about Wednesday. Many are centered round fight, however there are additionally further instruments to assist Sam Porter Bridges be a simpler supply man — just like the aforementioned catapult and ride-on bot.

Gamescom formally kicked off Wednesday with Keighley’s livestream, although Microsoft held its pre-show on Tuesday. Yes, there have been trebuchets. Like final yr, Gamescom 2021 is totally digital because of the COVID-19 pandemic.