Frontier Foundry, the games label of Frontier Developments, and Ratloop Games Canada announced the release date for their upcoming turn-based strategy shooter, Lemnis Gate. The exciting, cerebral title is set to bring pioneering 4D gameplay and thought-provoking tactical combat to PC and console on August 3, 2021. In preparation for a simultaneous launch across PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, players can pre-order the game today for 20% off the suggested retail price as well as the exclusive KARL operative and weapon skin, Mettle Mantis.
Unveiled during the PC Gaming Show, the latest trailer reveals more stunning gameplay as it showcases the brain-engaging, heart-thudding action of the Tectonic Wells map, giving players a tantalizing glimpse of what they’ll be getting to grips within the coming months.
Lemnis Gate’s distinctive time-exploiting mechanics mean players can team up with past selves, alter the events of previous rounds, and even reverse death. Whether outwitting opponents online or facing off with friends locally with pass the controller, players will need strategic cunning and skillful execution to succeed as they progressively build their plays in thrilling 1v1 and 2v2 matches. Over five nail-biting rounds, all taking place in a 25-second time loop, players select one of seven uniquely skilled operatives and seek to deploy ingenious tactics that will reverberate throughout the match. There is no room for favorites in Lemnis Gate, and mastering the abilities of each operative will offer the best chance of victory.
Ahead of the launch, PC players everywhere will have the opportunity to play the game during the upcoming open beta on Steam. The beta will be the first time the wider public goes hands-on with the game, offering an early glance at the sorts of innovative strategies and outlandish thinking that will come to define Lemnis Gate.
In addition, Xbox Game Pass subscribers will be able to download and play Lemnis Gate on PC and Xbox consoles through Game Pass from launch. Xbox Game Pass subscribers will continue to be able to access Lemnis Gate as long as their Game Pass subscription is maintained.
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