The First Descendant Introduces PS5 Features

    Open beta starts on September 19.

    PlayStation has released a blog post detailing the PS5 features for the upcoming free-to-play shooter, The First Descendant. They also reconfirmed that the open beta will last from September 19 to September 25.

    Nexon Games’ upcoming release, The First Descendant, is a free-to-play third-person shooter with charming characters, exciting battles, and more. The game will release soon on most modern consoles, and the PS5 version will include many distinct options.

    The First Descendant PS5 Features

    A screenshot of the First Descendant.

    According to PlayStation, The First Descendant will include the following features unique to the PlayStation 5:

    • 4K Resolution
    • HDR Support
    • High Frame-Rate Mode
    • Adaptive Triggers
    • Haptic Feedback
    • 3D Audio

    Each feature will combine to make The First Descendant a far more immersive and exciting experience. They also stated that the upcoming beta will support crossplay. Further, it will feature 13 characters, various missions, nine giant boss raids, a new prologue and story, a variety of never-before-seen cosmetic items, and a wholly revamped character progression system. Nexon will reveal more information in the future on the game’s release date and features.

    Watch the new trailer below:

    Here’s an overview of The First Descendant courtesy of Steam:

    About The First Descendant

    The First Descendant is a free third-person cooperative action RPG shooter featuring high-quality graphics. Experience the fun of strategic boss fights through 4-player co-op and various unique characters, exciting gunplay, and looting. A variety of equipment is necessary for growth, and you can obtain them through clearing scenario missions within the game or in the World Missions where cooperation is crucial and battles with huge bosses.

    The player becomes a Descendant in the game and is given a mission to fight against the invaders for the survival of humans and to protect the ‘Ingris continent’. The player can experience a spectacular story by growing stronger through various missions and stories to finally discover the Descendants’ secret. You can also feel the First Descendant’s unique atmosphere through high-quality fields developed with Unreal Engine 5 and gain a new experience of reality and SF fantasy coexisting in one place.

    Lastly, The First Descendant will release on the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. The cross-play beta will begin on September 19 and last until September 25.

    Saras Rajpal
    Saras Rajpal
    Saras is a passionate creative writer, with a love for immersive sims, superhero games, and Persona. He is currently writing a thesis about Persona 5 and is pursuing a career as a full-time writer.

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