Electrifying Technomancer Steps Into the Spotlight in Spectacular OUTRIDERS Trailer
Mechanic: Bartosz Sobczak
As promised, Square Enix shared first details on Outriders' fourth class during today's broadcast centred on the Technomancer — and fans of unconventional weapons should keep an eye on the wizard-like character type. It's worth remembering that you will also be able to play as the Trickster, Pyromancer, and Devastator.
The Technomancer possesses a plethora of deadly powers, focused mostly around summoning various tools of destruction out of thin air. Their ever-expanding arsenal will include many useful weapons, such as turrets that automatically attack enemies, rocket launchers, and even miniguns. That's not all, as they can also alter the biological structure of their opponents — turning their bodies into running time bombs, for example.
According to the team, the Technomancer will be the perfect go-to class of every fan of healing friends and dealing with enemies from afar, as one of their passive skills will make them most effective with sniper rifles.
"The Techomancer is an exciting and flexible class that can be built as anything from crowd control focused support, to a high-powered artillery heavy damage dealer. They’re a great addition to any team of Outriders," Creative Director Bartek Kmita said "Co-op in Outriders is an intense and challenging experience that allows for a great variety of team synergies and power combinations. Players will need to truly master their team tactics in order to take on the toughest challenges in the game."
The Technomancer–focused video was not the only piece of media released during the Outriders event, and you can check out the Become Terror, Co-Op Carnage Gameplay, and The Devastator trailers down below:
OUTRIDERS is a 1-3 player co-op RPG shooter set in an original, dark and desperate sci-fi universe. As mankind bleeds out in the trenches of Enoch, you’ll create your own Outrider and embark on a journey across the hostile planet. With rich storytelling spanning a diverse world, you’ll leave behind the slums and shanty towns of the First City and traverse forests, mountains and desert in the pursuit of a mysterious signal. Combining intense gunplay with violent powers and an arsenal of increasingly twisted weaponry and gear-sets, Outriders offers countless hours of gameplay from one of the finest shooter developers in the industry – People Can Fly.
Outriders is coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X & PC (via Steam) Holiday 2020; will arrive on Google Stadia at a later date.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Bartosz Sobczak - Owner, Editor-in-Chief
Lawyer by day, video game reporter by night. Long-time fan of the Mass Effect, Age of Empires, Prince of Persia, BioShock — especially the second one — and Splinter Cell series (who still believes that the best is yet to come). Tries his hardest to shine a new light on the Polish game-development scene. Gameplay Mechanix is his biggest passion project to date. Often listens to old episodes of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson while writing. Privately a cat person.
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