With Days Gone getting ready to release this week, a steady stream of new videos have been released to showcase the game and continue building excitement for its arrival.
Recent videos released for the game include one which looks at the game’s world, a brief new gameplay trailer, another which offers an inside look at developer Bend Studio, and finally a video about the main character Deacon’s motorcycle.
You can find much more info on Days Gone and check out all of these videos below.
Days Gone is an open-world action-adventure game set two years after a devastating global pandemic. Play as Deacon St. John, a bounty hunter facing a brutal struggle for survival, searching for a reason to live.
At its core, Days Gone is about survivors and what makes them human: desperation, loss, madness, betrayal, friendship, brotherhood, regret, love – and hope. It’s about how even when confronted with such enormous tragedy they find a reason to live. Hope never dies.
Using the power of PlayStation 4 and Unreal Engine 4, Days Gone offers an incredibly realistic and detailed open-world experience. Vast and hostile environments can be fully explored on the back of Deacon’s Drifter bike. Abandoned vehicles can be searched for useful items. Towns and buildings can be entered and searched – at great risk. All lighting is done in real time – eye adaption technology creates a real sense of dread when entering dark buildings; day and night have an impact on the experience; weather affects enemy behavior.
Brutal Sandbox Combat:
Exemplifying true, free-form gameplay, Days Gone offers freedom to explore, strategize and play “your way.” Every challenge can be approached and completed in an almost infinite number of ways. Many different items and weapons can be crafted using items found in the field, including brutal melee weapons and traps. Customizable weapons and skills offer true freedom in how the game is played.
In addition to human Drifters, marauders and militia, Deacon must face a wilderness overrun by Freakers – mindless, feral creatures, more animal than human but very much alive and quickly evolving. Freakers have needs, habits and behaviors that the player can learn and adapt to.
The harsh high-desert of the Pacific Northwest offers a large variety of environments in a single geographical area. One minute Deacon can be riding through a pristine forest, a snow field, a lush meadow, and the next, be in the harsh desert lava fields. The hazardous environments, scarred by millions of years of volcanic activity, are defined by ancient lava flows, mountains, caves, cliffs and river basins, delivering a breathtaking backdrop to an equally diverse style of gameplay. Cinnabar mines, lava tube caves and small rural towns offer a variety of environments to explore.
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Days Gone will be released this Friday, April 26th.
Those who worked on the game have been offering even more insight to go along with some of the videos below. If interested in reading what they had to say, you can find the World of Days Gone interview, the Inside Bend Studio interview, and the Building Deacon’s Bike interview over at the PlayStation Blog.
There’s no such thing as routine in the world of Days Gone. Bend Studio shares what dangers await in the harsh wilderness before Days Gone comes to PS4 on April 26.
This World Comes For You.
Days Gone is a new journey for Bend Studio. Creative and Game Directors John Garvin and Jeff Ross share how the game came together ahead of its release on PS4 April 26.
Deacon’s bike is his critical advantage in Days Gone. Learn all about this invaluable vehicle before hitting the road when Days Gone comes to PS4 on April 26.