[UPDATE 2] The stream has now ended. You can watch the Bounty Hunters announcement trailer below, while more details are posted on the PlayStation Blog. Here’s a quick rundown of what’s included, as written by Naughty Dog.
- Village (originally seen in Uncharted 2)
- Cinema Replay
- Bounty Hunter
- DC Single Action — Semi-Automatic Revolver
- RKL-155 — Fully Automatic mid Pistol
- Lowe-S – Assault Rifle
- Harrison 1890 – Lever Action Rifle
- US-AN 12 – Automatic Shotgun (Heavy Weapon)
- Lock ‘n Load — Put ammo from pickups immediately in your clip
- Undisturbed — Hold a charge melee while rolling and climbing
- Silent Assassin — Take out the enemy without the other their team knowing
- Weapons Expert — Aim your weapon while vaulting, falling, jumping
- Shield of Asgard — Reduces incoming damage for a brief period
[UPDATE] The stream has begun. Naughty Dog started off by confirming that Uncharted 2’s Village is returning in Uncharted 4. It looks better this time and has been changed to make use of Uncharted 4’s mechanics like the grappling hook. It’s also larger.
There are also new weapons and boosters included with the Bounty Hunters DLC, as well as a new Mystical ability. Additionally, there are 10 new ranks for multiplayer, while there are more than 40 new personalization items. There are also new taunts.
Community manager Scott Lowe also said during the stream that, while split-screen support was considered, Naughty Dog has decided to focus on delivering new content instead. Additionally, a classic mode is under consideration, but no decisions have been made as of yet.
As for the new cinema replay mode, this archives the 10 most recent multiplayer matches, so you can go back and watch your performance. It also features a free-cam, so you can zoom in and look at the action from different angles. You can look at any player, with three different camera styles.
Bounty Hunters is available right now on PS4.
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Naughty Dog is announcing new Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End multiplayer DLC today and you can watch the reveal event live through the Twitch embed below. The show kicks off at 10:30 AM PT / 1:30 PM ET.
During the broadcast, Naughty Dog will show off the Bounty Hunters DLC, which includes a new mode and a map from Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, updated for Uncharted 4. The developer will also show off the game’s new “cinema replay” tools, which will presumably let you watch replays of matches.
We’ll update this post as the livestream unfolds with new information about the Bounty Hunters expansion and whatever else Naughty Dog may reveal.
Bounty Hunters follows an update for Uncharted 4’s multiplayer released last month that added a new map, New Devon, and made a number of other changes.There will be more DLC beyond Bounty Hunters as well, including a co-op mode this fall. Take a look at the roadmap image below to get an idea for what’s on the way.
Additionally, Naughty Dog is working on the franchise’s first single-player expansion, but there is no word on what story the expansion will tell or when it will come out.