A few months ago, Bethesda announced Wolfenstein: Youngblood to gamers around the world. The game is set in the distant future where B.J. Blazkowicz has gone missing and it's up to you to find him. Luckily, you have help this time around. According to the publisher, "Wolfenstein: Youngblood is the series' first modern co-op game," and is going to release on July 26 for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
The past two Wolfenstein games — in the alternate universe timeline — feature linear levels, but Wolfenstein: Youngblood aims to change that. It's being co-developed by Arkane Studios, the team behind titles like Dishonored and Prey. According to an interview compiled by WCCFtech in the Official PlayStation Magazine, Wolfenstein: Youngblood will feature "open-ended" levels like Dishonored. Executive Producer Jerk Gustafsson said the following when speaking with the outlet.
It's great to see that Wolfenstein: Youngblood will feature open levels. The ability to explore large environments enhances immersion because you feel like you're part of this world. Hopefully the story will also stand out despite its "lighter" nature.
Are you interested in the game? Let us know. Keep in mind that Wolfenstein: Youngblood is a smaller game that Wolfenstein: The New Order and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. This is why it starts at $30 instead of $60 like a standard "AAA" title.
Shoot some Nazis
Find your father
Wolfenstein: Youngblood takes place years after Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. Your father, B.J. Blazkowicz, has gone missing and it's up to you to find him and bring him back. This requires you to travel to Europe and take on even deadlier Nazis.
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