During its Gamescom 2021 livestream, Microsoft introduced an thrilling new replace for Undead Labs’ open-world zombie survival recreation State of Decay 2. It was re-released as State of Decay 2: Juggernaut Edition in March 2020 as a free improve to current homeowners, and can now be getting a remastered map as part of the Homecoming replace.
State of Decay 2 launched in 2018 to combined opinions, however has seen a gentle launch of latest content material since then. The Heartland DLC added new story missions and characters, whereas the Juggernaut Edition overhauled a number of graphical options, together with the lighting. Undead Labs has promised that State of Decay 2 will get continued assist regardless of the announcement of its sequel State of Decay 3, and that has confirmed to be right but once more.
Microsoft has confirmed that Trumbull Valley, the unique map from the primary State of Decay, will now be absolutely playable as an open-world map in State of Decay 2: Juggernaut Edition. While Trumbull Valley was playable within the above-mentioned Heartland DLC, gamers had been extraordinarily restricted by the restrictions imposed by story missions. After this new replace, gamers will have the ability to discover areas that weren’t beforehand accessible. The following action-packed trailer primarily consists of zombies being slaughtered in numerous fashions, earlier than highlighting a few of the options that can be part of the replace.
Homecoming provides six new bases, in addition to distinctive weapons and outfits that may solely be present in Trumbull Valley. New missions and achievements may even be added to State of Decay 2 as part of this replace. State of Decay 2 optimized for Xbox Series X final yr, and followers can now expertise 4K/60fps efficiency, quicker load instances, and the improved world and shadow element within the recreation.
Undead Labs had confirmed that State of Decay 3 was in early pre-production as of final yr, so it’s simple to imagine that part of the manufacturing workforce has continued to work on new content material for State of Decay 2. Regardless, opening up the unique Trumbull Valley and letting followers flip it into their new playground ought to assist go the time earlier than the discharge of the subsequent recreation within the collection.
The Homecoming replace will launch on September 1, and can be included as part of Xbox Game Pass. Undead Labs additionally introduced that State of Decay 2: Juggernaut Edition has surpassed an enormous milestone of 10 million gamers.
State of Decay 2 is now out there on PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.