At RTX Austin this week, Rooster Teeth and WayForward shared a launch date replace for the upcoming title, RWBY: Arrowfell. This side-scrolling 2D action-adventure shall be arriving this Fall on a number of platforms together with Switch.
In addition to this, a brand new trailer has been launched – displaying off some work-in-progress footage. This contains an “updated look” on the recreation’s fight, visuals and play mechanics. WayForward has additionally launched some further info on its web site about this upcoming launch:
Featuring an in-continuity story by RWBY writers Kerry Shawcross, Miles Luna, and Eddy Rivas, RWBY: Arrowfell places gamers answerable for Team RWBY — Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna, and Yang Xiao Long — shortly after they’ve change into totally licensed Huntresses in RWBY Volume 7. You’ll be capable of change immediately between characters as you battle the Creatures of Grimm and different foes utilizing the heroes’ signature weapons — Ruby’s Crescent Rose, Weiss’s Myrtenaster, Blakes’ Gambol Shroud, and Yang’s Ember Celica — in melee and ranged fight, and as you discover places throughout Atlas, Mantle, and the encircling wilderness, Team RWBY will full missions for acquainted characters resembling General Ironwood and the Ace Operatives (in addition to on a regular basis residents) whereas uncovering clues a couple of mysterious new menace lurking within the shadows.
Players will even put Team RWBY’s Semblances to make use of each out and in of battle. Ruby’s Petal Burst lets her keep away from assaults and sprint to distant places; Weiss’s Glyphs create usable platforms that may burst into offensive shards; Blake’s Shadow manifests a doppelganger that may assault and activate stress plates; and Yang’s Burn unleashes a floor punch that inflicts harm and destroys obstacles. By combining Semblances, you’re in a position to remedy more and more complicated environmental puzzles, and every character’s Semblance could be upgraded to change into much more efficient. Additionally, by accumulating Skill Points, you possibly can customise and improve Team RWBY’s attributes, together with melee assault, ranged assault, protection, and power regeneration.
Complementing the motion are voiceovers from RWBY’s unique forged (together with Lindsay Jones as Ruby, Kara Eberle as Weiss, Arryn Zech as Blake, and Barbara Dunkelman as Yang), all-new broadcast-quality cutscenes, an atmospheric soundtrack by composer Dale North, and a brand-new vocal theme music by Casey Lee Williams.
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