Gamescom 2021 preview shows off what's new, including quality of life improvements
If you played Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding in its original form, you know how grueling it could be to traverse the landscape and deliver packages safely while trying to survive. The upcoming Death Stranding: Director's Cut version aims to add some quality of life features in addition to a bunch of new content, from additional vehicles to new locations like a firing range and racetrack, complete with minigames.
A lengthy new trailer is here to show it all off, and you can see the nine-minute showcase in English and Japanese below.
In addition to the PS5 upgrades like fast loading, enhanced visuals, haptic feedback, and 3D audio on compatible headphones, here are the key features:
- Remastered for the PlayStation 5 Console – Take on the trials of Sam Bridges with advanced combat, more character actions and a competitive ranking system for special player challenges in this definitive Death Stranding experience.
- Expanded Content – Experience an extended storyline through new missions in an expanded area. Make use of additional weapons and vehicles, take on new enemy types and explore new locations such as the Firing Range and Racetrack, featuring extra missions and minigames.
- Unique Social Strand System – Stay connected with other players from around the globe. Donate valuable resources to rebuild structures in your world and others’, and offer likes in support of player structures that appear in yours to reward them for their contributions.