Publisher Nexon and developer Nexon Korea have opened registrations for PC beta testing The first offspringits upcoming free-to-play cooperative third-person shooter / action-RPG formerly known as Project Magnum.
Here are the details:
- From September 28, 2022 (PT) to October 4, 2022 (PT)
- (The exact time will be announced separately.)
Test Participation Procedure
- Click the Request Access button. The first offspring‘s Steam page during the registration period.
- An email will be sent to your Steam account email address.
- Review and accept the invitation email.
- If you have any questions about the Steam Beta, please contact [email protected] for extra help. All questions and inquiries in English are strongly recommended.
The first offspring is currently confirmed for release on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam. Other platforms are currently unconfirmed as the game was originally announced for “console” only and we only know of PlayStation versions based on a trailer uploaded to the PlayStation YouTube channel.
Here is an overview of the game via the Steam page:
The first offspring is a free cooperative third-person action RPG shooter with high-quality graphics. Experience the fun of strategic boss battles in four-player co-op and featuring a variety of unique characters, exciting shootouts and looting. Growth requires a variety of gear, which you can obtain by completing scenario missions within the game or in the world missions, where cooperation is key and you fight huge bosses.
The player becomes a descendant in the game and is given the mission to fight against the invaders for human survival and protect the “Ingris continent”. The player can experience a spectacular story by getting stronger through various missions and stories to finally unravel the mystery of the descendants. You can feel too The first offspring‘s unique atmosphere through high-quality fields developed with Unreal Engine 5 and gain a new experience of coexistence of reality and SF fantasy in one place.
- Charming and unique characters – You can play different characters with different concepts and fighting styles. We plan to add various customizable items like skins for each character to help with character decoration.
- Exciting battles and dynamic action with different skills and firearms – Experience The first offspring‘s exciting battles consisting of different characters with unique abilities, free movements and chain actions through grappling hooks, colorful guns and additional effects. With these, the player can create any fighting style they want.
- Fight with huge boss monsters through cooperative play – You can target huge boss monsters with different looks and abilities in four-player co-op play. The various difficulties will stimulate your competitive spirit, and you can destroy or extract different parts of the huge bosses through four levels of cooperative play. By targeting the giant boss’s gimmicks, you can experience more compact teamplay.
- Motivating play and growth – You can equip a character with three weapons, four sub-equipment and different sub-weapons. Of course there will also be items to improve a character or their weapon stats or add a new ability. A variety of gear is a necessary element for growth, and you can obtain it by completing scenario missions within the game or in the world missions, where cooperation is key and you fight huge bosses. We provide gear so you can develop the characters to play continuously through character growth and acquiring and combining the different gears. Use it to challenge yourself with more difficult tasks and enjoy the thrill of solving them.
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