The First Descendant release date revealed at Summer Game Fest 2024

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A next-gen looter shooter is around the corner (Image via Nexon)

The adrenaline-fueled co-op shooter The First Descendant from publisher Nexon was featured at the Summer Game Fest 2024 showcase. Confirmed via a brand-new bombastic trailer showcasing the fluid, fast-paced combat, the game is set to arrive on July 2, 2024, and will be available for PC, PS4, Xbox One, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S.

The trailer showcases cutting-edge visuals across breathtaking sci-fi landscapes. Here's everything players need to know.

The First Descendant is coming to PC and consoles next month (July 2024)

Each hero has a distinct playstyle and design (Image via Nexon)
Each hero has a distinct playstyle and design (Image via Nexon)

As per the gameplay trailer, players will control one of the Descendants and must save the world from chaos. This co-op adventure will see players control various heroes, each with unique abilities to battle the alien Vulga threat. The core gameplay is a third-person looter-shooter action RPG featuring co-op for up to four players across missions.

The game features various abilities such as a grappling hook to swiftly move across levels, or a bomb that pulls in foes for massive damage. Players will deal with varied enemies as well as powerful bosses across the campaign. They will also earn new materials, equipment, and more items to grow stronger.

The First Descendant's visuals are powered by Epic Games' Unreal Engine 5 engine, which is why the game has been praised for its graphics since its debut reveal. Can players and their friends defend Albion from imminent invading danger? They must wait until July 2, 2024, to find out.

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