Cold Iron Studios announced Aliens: Fireteam, a three-player co-op PvE shooter game set in the Alien universe, similar to Left 4 Dead. Also, the game will be released this summer for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC (Steam). Besides, Aliens: Fireteam will set 23 years after the events in the original Alien trilogy. Furthermore, a mysterious distress call will drag the Colonial Marine team towards LV-895 in the outer colonies, where deadly Xenomorphs, secret company secrets, and ancient alien remains are housed.
Players will fight against a variety of enemies across multitasking scenarios, choosing from five classes of playable characters, Gunner, Demolisher, Technician, Doc, and Recon, each with unique characteristics. It will include more than 30 different types of enemies in total, including over 30 weapons, more than 70 weapon attachments and modes, RPG progression, 11 different Xenomorph types. It will also be possible to play the game alone with artificial intelligence teammates. Finally, you can watch the Aliens: Fireteam announcement trailer on the player below.
Aliens: Fireteam Announced for PS5, Xbox Series, PS4, Xbox One, and PC
Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page:
2202. A mysterious distress call reroutes your Marine Assault Unit to LV-895 in the outer colonies, where deadly Xenomorph legions, hidden corporate secrets, and ancient alien ruins await your arrival.
Set in the iconic Alien universe, Aliens: Fireteam is a cooperative third-person survival shooter that drops your fireteam of hardened marines into a desperate fight to contain the Xenomorph threat.
Face off against waves of terrifying Xenomorph and Weyland-Yutani Synthetic foes alongside two players or AI teammates, as you and your fireteam desperately fight your way through four unique campaigns that introduce new storylines to the Alien universe. Also, create and customize your own Colonial Marine, choosing from an extensive variety of classes, weapons, gear and perks, battling overwhelming odds in this heart-pounding survival shooter experience.
- The Ultimate Hunt. Play a pivotal role in the epic events that occur 23 years after the original Alien trilogy. Also, as a Colonial Marine stationed aboard the USS Endeavor, battling terrifying Xenomorph threats. Stunning visuals, iconic enemies, realistic environments, powerful weapons, futuristic equipment, and an eerie soundscape fill out new storylines in a series of replayable campaigns that evoke and expand upon the blockbuster films.
- Survive the Hive. Face overwhelming odds against over 20 enemy types. Including 11 different Xenomorphs along the evolutionary scale from Facehuggers to Praetorians. Each designed with their own intelligence to ambush, outsmart and eviscerate vulnerable marines. Utilize cover and master team strategy to survive extraterrestrial threats as they overrun your fireteam from every angle. Furthermore, swarm through doors and vents, scramble across walls and ceilings, and strike from darkness with uncanny ferocity.
- Customize Your Fireteam. Choose from five unique classes — Gunner, Demolisher, Technician, Doc and Recon – each with their own special abilities and character perks. Utilize an extensive arsenal of 30+ weapons. Besides, over 70 mods / attachments in your effort to eradicate the Alien threat. An innovative Perk Board modifies and improves your abilities. While a unique Challenge Card system alters the approach to each Campaign mission, offering a new experience with every playthrough.
You can watch the Aliens: Fireteam announcement trailer on the player below.