The editor Digital Extremes and developer Airship Syndicate announced that wayfinder, the character-based online action RPG, will launch in Early Access for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam on August 15. Along with this exciting news, the companies also revealed the new playable character Venomess, Founder’s Packs, in-game living systems, the Reward Tower, and more.
In a press release, creative director Joe Madureira He said: “Early Access is a major milestone for the entire studio. Traditionally, we’ve released boxed games like Darksiders Genesis or Ruined King: A League of Legends Story, and then moved on to the next project. It’s incredibly exciting that this is really just the beginning.”
Game Director Steve Madureira added: “We have run several incredibly successful beta tests with thousands of players around the world. Those tests gave us some great insight, and we’ve made some amazing changes based on player feedback for Early Access. We plan to continue that trend to have a strong foundation for our free full release.”
Starting August 15, PC and PlayStation players will be able to dive into Wayfinder during Early Access with full support for crossplay and cross-save by purchasing a Founder’s Pack. Packs are offered in multiple categories, each offering access to two seasons of Early Access content and exciting one-time, limited-time rewards.
Highlights of the rewards include instant access to Venomess, a more formidable version of Kyros called “Heroic”, and access to the Reward Tower, Wayfinder’s interpretation of the Battle Pass, where players can obtain up to 100 items. different and more than ever expire.
Wayfinder Founder’s Packs will be upgradeable through the store platform of choice and will be available in four categories: the Base Pack, Initiate Pack, Awakened Pack, and Exalted Pack, with exclusive rewards and iconic items for players who select the options. Founder’s Pack Premium. Players will be able to upgrade their pack at any time during Early Access.
Players will be able to harness the power of Heroic Kyros, a visually stunning and more powerful version of Kyros that will only be available through Early Access, by purchasing an Awakened or Exalted pack. Heroic Wayfinders will feature a visually distinctive cosmetic style and increased base stats to become a more powerful warrior.
Regardless of which Founder’s Pack a new player chooses, exclusive rewards will be available throughout Early Access with Gloom Break: Founder’s Season 1 and Season 2 included. All players will also have access to an Apartment, an aspirational housing system that will be rolled out gradually. In their Apartment, players will be able to equip powerful artifacts that grant buffs and buffs to their Wayfinders, or simply decorate them to their liking.