For a long time there have been rumors about the return of the series Saints row via a new installment, and that was confirmed during the gamescom 2021. Through an online presentation, Deep Silver Volition shared details about this new game.
We had the opportunity to see it a few days before and we will tell you all the details that are known so far.
This is a reboot of the series to begin with, and the reason this decision was made was well explained.
Saints Row restarts the saga and presents Santo Ileso
Who spoke of the subject was Jim boone, CCO of the study. According to him, ‘This is an opportunity for us to go back to our origins and go back to that more contemporary angle of crime, which we love and what Saints Row is known for’.
The idea is to create a criminal empire to our liking. He defined the series as ‘a fantasy of power so that players can have the same kind of experience’. It is an adventure with a great deal of freedom.
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To a degree that it is possible to do things that the player would never do in real life. Brian Trafficker, creative director of the game, spoke of his approach.
He let see that the inspiration of Holy Unharmed It was the Southwest of the United States, which stands out for being picturesque and colorful.
He stated that this is one of the biggest cities that they have created in the series. The urban environment offered to the player is very varied and includes nine districts.
Become The Boss and rule the whole underworld
Each of them is unique and has its own ‘feeling’ in this installment of Saints row. Among them are Rancho Providencia, like The Golden and Monte Vista.
While some locations stand out for their skyscrapers, others are more reminiscent of restaurant or bar areas.
What about the plot? It focuses on four friends, including the player who is The Boss. That’s what the mission narrative head revealed, Jeremy bernstein.
The other characters are Eli, Neenah and Kevin. The first is the planner, an MBA who came to Holy Unharmed to make a fortune as an entrepreneur. The second, Neenah, is a very skilled driver and mechanic who loves cars.
But he really likes art, and before joining the player’s party, The Saints, is with the faction of The Panthers. In respect of Kevin, he is a DJ who loves everyone around him, and is part of the criminal group called The Idols.
Meet the group The Saints and its very diverse members
The Boss, the last of the four friends and a member of The Saints in the new Saints row, it is completely customizable. That applies from his appearance to his voice. In the game there are four associations of the underworld.
Apart from the one mentioned before, they are The Panthers, who prefer to use brute force, and their headquarters is in the abandoned factory Scorpion Motors. Is also Marshall Defense Industries, equipped with military weapons.
And later, The Idols, who seek fame and notoriety, but are also anarchists. To progress in the game you have to carry out criminal operations, take control of areas of the city and unlock new territories.
Everything is necessary to build a criminal empire. The game has many options, including co-ops, and a wide variety of weapons and equipment. It is planned for the new generation of consoles, but can also be enjoyed on the previous one.
And when will this new Saints row? Not this year, but until February 25, 2022. This was confirmed by himself Jim boone. Much remains to be revealed about this new criminal adventure.
It will be available in PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and PC through Epic Games Store. The latter is sure to generate controversy.
Source: Press Release.