Bungie has launched a ViDoc video detailing a little bit more of its mysterious extraction shooter Marathon after a puzzle hidden in the game’s teaser trailer was solved by the Destiny neighborhood in a matter of hours.
Adding to the trailer, web site, and PlayStation Blog interview revealed as a part of Wednesday’s PlayStation Showcase, the ViDoc options members of the Marathon improvement group speaking about the game, plus some unseen idea artwork.
Marathon shall be a player-versus-player, team-based extraction shooter in which squads of cybernetic Runners compete to retrieve mysterious artifacts, implants, and weapons from a hostile setting on Tau Ceti IV. Players will be capable of make a variety of aesthetic and gameplay modifications to their Runners.
There’ll be a story, divided into seasons, that shall be furthered by the actions of gamers in persistent gameplay zones. In the video, game director Christopher Barrett offers the instance of 1 crew being the primary to seek out an alien key that opens up the subsequent zone. They’re memorialized for the feat in the game — they usually have to determine methods to unlock that zone for different gamers.
Artifact items will mix into larger and more highly effective artifacts, so there’ll be a steady danger/reward stability in selecting to remain longer and danger one final battle to attempt to enhance your haul.
Bungie is committing to devoted servers, disconnect restoration, and tight safety to ensure the integrity and equity of Marathon. There’ll even be fog of battle carried out in the game. “Without those elements, none of this matters,” stated basic supervisor Scott Taylor.
Marathon is simply about to start inside alpha testing at Bungie. Taylor stated that now the game is revealed, the event group will go darkish “for an extended period.” When it resurfaces, the game shall be a lot nearer to launch, and the studio shall be able to share gameplay.
The ViDoc was unlocked in quick order after Bungie fans seen a QR code hidden in the teaser trailer and scanned it to disclose an in-universe web site, sekiguchigenetics.jp.
This led to an alternate actuality game puzzle, which was solved by a group of members of the Destiny neighborhood, together with Destiny 2 streamer Skarrow9. If you’re in the way it all went down, Skarrow9 has posted a video about how they solved the puzzle to YouTube.