Armored Core 6 Is Not Elden Ring With Mechs, FromSoftware Says
Elen’s ring and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Developer FromSoftware is creating a new Armored Core game, one that promises to be challenging and offers visceral-based combat. But the creators behind Armored Core 6: Rubicon Fire says their revival of the franchise isn’t simply a “Soulsborne” game in heavy metal costumes.
FromSoftware President Hidetaka Miyazaki said IGN in an interview his company doesn’t try to direct armored core 6game mechanics for Soulsborne-style gameplay — a game style established in 2009 by the soul of the deviland fine-tuning over the past decade Dark souls, blood transfusionand, most recently, Elen’s ring. Instead, Miyazaki said, FromSoftware is “taking a hard look at the core concept of Armored Core and what makes the series so special” and applying its recent game development experience and ” revisiting it along with those core Armored Core concepts.”
In other words, Miyazaki told IGN, the Armored Core game’s mech assembly and the freedom to “tweak individual parts” of your mech—which will determine how well your AC performs in battles — will still be present in 6 . Armored Core.
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice director Masaru Yamamura is directing the new Armored Core, and he told IGN that the samurai action game and 6 . Armored Core “shares the same essence of battle as aggressive, variable speed and action-oriented combat.” The player will break the enemy mech’s posture, he said, letting them strike with critical hits.
“This is the starting point for the change in speed of battle, and when combined with ranged and melee firepower, the enemy and his machine engage each other fiercely, creating a fierce battle. more fierce and dynamic. only mechanics can participate,” explained Yamamura.
6 . Armored CoreYamamura said it will focus on single-player for the story mode, but there will be some sort of multiplayer element. “Dynamic and intense boss battles” will be the highlight of the game, said Yamamura.
FromSoftware and publisher Bandai Namco officially confirmed Armored Core franchise reboot last week at Game Awards 2022. But 6 . Armored CoreThe existence of was leaked a few months beforewith an image and description the game promises a “third-person shooter motorized action title that lets you move around an overwhelmingly scaled map that presents a unique sci-fi world with dynamic maneuvering action” and “fierce battles both at long and short range using guns and swords.”
Armored Core 6: Rubicon Fire will be released in 2023 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.