In the event you’ve been spending a while operating round Sons of the Forest and questioning what, precisely, Kelvin can do – apart from knocking your treehouse down, after all – I’ve excellent news; developer Endnight has plans to buff your companion alongside along with your three-legged girl pal, Virginia.
In line with a Reddit Q&A session as noticed and transcribed by PC Gamer, the workforce has “massive plans” for Kelvin, together with increasing the duties he can full – together with fortifying the bottom. Endnight additionally intends to develop Virginia’s AI in order that she’ll tackle intruders with “extra bravery” when you have been altruistic sufficient handy over one in all your firearms.
“Now we have massive plans to maintain including duties Kelvin can full, some concepts in progress are having are having him assist assemble a wall round your base, or fortify/restore the bottom when wanted,” the workforce stated.
“For Virginia, we plan so as to add extra to her AI significantly giving her extra bravery if she has a weapon, and likewise relying on what number of mutants/cannibals she has killed.”
There are additionally plans to incorporate extra cutscenes and details about the sport’s story, and restrict the methods by which gamers can grief others on public servers. We will additionally count on extra crafting stuff, a lift within the number of cannibal camps, and the introduction of at the least one enemy that did not fairly make it to the early entry launch.
Lastly, the workforce teased that there is “one thing we’re engaged on within the background, however we do not have a precise date but” and sooner or later – though we do not know fairly when – the workforce desires to discover “a extremely cool thought” to assist us get across the island sooner.
After “one final” delay for Sons of the Forest late final 12 months, developer Endnight Video games introduced in early February that the horror would launch in Early Entry slightly than be delayed once more.
Endnight says it is made the choice to launch in early entry as a way to “contain the neighborhood within the continued improvement of this venture” – which it says led to the “huge success” of predecessor The Forest – while additionally “maintain[ing its] twenty third February launch date”.
We already knew that survival horror sequel Sons of the Forest was blowing up on Steam, however now we’ve got the numbers to show it.
Though the sport remains to be in early entry, it nonetheless managed to promote “over two million copies within the first 24 hours” since launch.
Sons of the Forest is out now in early entry on PC.