Geoff Keighley kicked off Gamescom Opening Night Live in model by saying the previously-teased Saints Row reboot. Keighley was readily available with actor Bryce Charles to showcase a cinematic reveal trailer for the Saints Row reboot, explaining the essential premise of the sport whereas additionally displaying some transient snippets of gameplay.
The Saints Row reboot appears like it should retain the over-the-top open world motion of earlier video games within the sequence, although it appears to be pulling issues again a bit when in comparison with Saints Row 4 and Gat Out of Hell. Based on what was proven, it appears as if the brand new Saints Row sport could have extra in widespread with Saints Row 3 than anything, nonetheless embracing its silliness whereas being extra grounded than the latest entries within the sequence.
The Saints Row reboot will likely be making some main modifications to the franchise. Saints Row developer Volition is taking a “fresh approach” to Saints Row, introducing new characters and a brand new metropolis. Set within the American southwest, the Saints Row reboot sees gamers tackle the function of The Boss, who kinds The Saints gang with their mates Eli, Kevin, and Neenah. Together they tackle the brand new metropolis of Santo Ileso, which is at present managed by three main gangs: Los Panteros, The Idols, and Marshall. Players will be capable to staff up with mates in drop-in/drop-out co-op to make taking up Santo Ileso just a little simpler.
Whereas the newer Saints Row video games had gamers tackle the function of the president of the United States and had gamers use superpowers, the Saints Row reboot story appears like it’ll have extra in widespread with the primary sport. It’s as soon as once more going to be a couple of gang of criminals making an attempt to rise to the highest of the legal underworld. It was implied within the trailer that gamers could be taking over the function of a pre-made Boss portrayed by Bryce Charles, however that does not truly appear to be the case. The sport will reportedly enable for “unprecedented customization,” although there might must be some extra clarification on this matter.
For these keen on seeing Saints Row reboot gameplay and an interview with Bryce Charles, right here it’s:
There undoubtedly appears to be a blended response to the Saints Row reboot announcement to date, however the shiny facet is that followers haven’t got to attend all that lengthy to search out out for themselves if the sport lives as much as the legacy of its predecessors. As introduced at Gamescom, the Saints Row reboot will launch on February 25, 2022, so there needs to be loads extra revealed about it within the coming months.
Saints Row launches February 25, 2022 for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.