Among Us, the shock hit two years within the making, may see some modifications within the close to future. InnerSloth is contemplating making useless gamers guardian angels who’ve the power to save lots of residing gamers, just like how the physician position works in Mafia.
The Washington-based studio desires to present gamers extra to do after they die, citing gamers that go away proper after dying as a result of it is “boring” to play as a ghost. Ghosts, gamers who’re killed by impostors or getting voted off the ship, can nonetheless full duties after dying. They can not take part in discussions or work together with anything within the recreation and sometimes do not do a lot till the match ends.
“[Balancing a change like that] is the hardest part,” mentioned InnerSloth programmer Forest Willard on Twitch’s Weekly Gaming Present as first reported by Inverse. “We’ve thought of a lot about [making ghosts into] Guardian Angels and stuff like that, but it’s a difficult thing to pull off but we’re definitely thinking about those sort of things.”
The three-person improvement staff mentioned the studio particularly desires to enhance the sport for the primary person who will get killed. It “sucks” to be in that scenario, in accordance with designer Marcus Bromander, and the staff is attempting to “figure something out.” We did not get any extra particulars on what a guardian angel capacity would seem like, although.
Among Us noticed a surge of recognition this yr after numerous streamers broadcasted their homicide thriller matches on Twitch. The sport has been downloaded over 100 million instances throughout PC and cell gadgets (it is free on cell). The recognition has additionally created a dishonest drawback that InnerSloth is attempting to squash.
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