Wasteland 3 developer InXile unveils multiplayer sci-fi VR shooter Frostpoint

InXile Entertainment – the developer best known for the RPG-shaped likes of The Bard’s Tale 4, Wasteland 3, and Torment: Tides of Numenera – has unveiled its latest project, multiplayer VR shooter Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds, which is heading to PC later this year.

Frostpoint’s 10v10 team-based action unfolds within an abandoned military base somewhere in the icy expanse of the Antarctic, with InXile promising to deliver “high-intensity PvP game modes, with a unique PvE twist”. The latter comes in the form of “otherworldly” biomechanical creatures that constantly threaten to upset players’ carefully laid plans as they attempt to thwart the opposing team across four unique maps.

InXile says to expect a range of game modes – Team Deathmatch and Domination are confirmed in an interview with UploadVR – and a broad selection of tools that can be utilised in combat. There are grenades, turrets, and health kits, for instance, plus “over a dozen” rifles and pistols (with accompanying attachments) that can hoisted realistically in one or two hands.

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