“Descent” spiritual successor “Overload” coming to Xbox One, features cross-play with PC

Revival Productions’ spiritual successor to Descent has been available on PC and PS4 since last year, but on 6 March, Overload will also be coming to Xbox One.

Made by many of Descent’s original creative team, Overload is a six-degrees-of-freedom sci-fi shooter. Unlike the PS4 version, however, the Xbox One port of Overload will feature cross-play with the PC version.

Here’s Revival’s rundown of the game.

 

Key Features:

  • 15 level single-player campaign plus secret levels
  • Numerous level challenges including lava, force fields, lockdowns, ambushes, and secret rooms
  • 20 terrifying robot enemies, plus Super-Robots and Variants and three bosses armed with customized AI giving them unique personality and combat behavior
  • Multiplayer with public and private matches
  • Challenge Mode with 12 levels and Infinite and Countdown variants that alter the focus of play
  • Story by the writer of FreeSpace 2 with fully-voiced audio (English Only)
  • Adrenaline-pumping soundtrack
  • Achievements and Leaderboards
  • Upgrades and XP system and advanced player stats
  • Automap and Holo-guide for navigation assistance
  • Save almost anywhere
  • Six difficulty levels ranging from a casual challenge to very punishing
  • Surround sound audio options
  • Optional training level for refining your piloting skills
  • Interface and subtitles available in English, French, German, Spanish, and Russian

Source: Niche Gamer

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