Adding a fresh chapter in the gaming world, the acclaimed game Vampire Survivors, developed by poncle, has unveiled an intriguing crossover with the fan-favorite game Among Us. The collaboration will come alive through a downloadable content (DLC) named 'Vampire Survivors: Emergency Meeting,' slated for release on the 18th of December for Steam and Xbox platforms.
Features of The Upcoming Crossover
The DLC brings an array of new features to the table, offering a stage modeled on Among Us, in addition to new weapons, power-ups, and characters known as Crewmates. While the initial launch is set on Steam and Xbox, plans are underway to bring the DLC to mobile devices and the Nintendo Switch at an unspecified date in the future.
Detailed Insights into the DLC
The announcement, accompanied by a comprehensive FAQ posted on the poncle website, gives a deeper dive into the DLC's content. The DLC promises to deliver 9 characters, 15 weapons, and a new map christened Polus Replica. In addition to this, players can look forward to in-game achievements and unlockable content. The game also supports cooperative local gameplay, allowing players to team up and explore the new content together.
Licensing Challenges and Cost Implications
The FAQ elucidates on the challenges of licensing and the potential cost implications associated with collaborative DLCs. It underscores that while the game will not offer platform-specific achievements due to the complexities of collaboration, players can anticipate in-game achievements and new music tracks. The collaboration saw the light of day after a series of discussions between poncle and Among Us developers, Innersloth, followed by the necessary legal and development work.