Today, Compulsion Games showed off a new We Happy Few trailer. According to the studio, the game is the tale of a plucky bunch of moderately-terrible people trying to escape from a lifetime of cheerful denial in the city of Wellington Wells. In this alternate England, conformity is key. You have to fight or blend in with the drug-using inhabitants to survive.
The trailer focuses on the curious citizens of Wellington Wells and how they lead joyous lives. As expected, hallucinogenic substances play a major role in their happiness.
We Happy Few is scheduled to launch on August 10, 2018 for Xbox One, PC, and PlayStation 4. The game started off as a crowdfunded project but the developer eventually decided to team up with Gearbox Publishing to increase the scope of the project. This means that We Happy Few will include a full-length story campaign, more playable characters, and hundreds of unique encounters. Hopefully it'll live up to expectations.
If you can't wait until August, be sure to check out the Xbox Game Preview version. While the download is still a little rough around the edges, it gives you a great taste of what you can expect in a few weeks. Even though Compulsion Games is now part of Microsoft Studios, the deal with Gearbox before the acquisition allows them to release We Happy Few on PlayStation 4.
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