We were delighted with the incredibly positive feedback from the free public demo of Fracked which launched last month. On August 20, people will finally be able to dive into the full Fracked experience (or starting today, August 17, if you’ve pre-ordered the Deluxe Edition). So grab your PlayStation Move controllers and get ready for this fast-paced action adventure, only on PlayStation VR.
Fracked will launch on August 20 as a Standard Edition ($ 29.99 / $ 24.99 / £ 19.99) and a Deluxe Edition ($ 34.99 / $ 29.99 / £ 24.99). The Deluxe Edition offers players exclusive digital rewards such as an artbook, soundtrack, and unique Earth Defender gear skins for you to enjoy!
Tips for becoming the action hero
Fracked offers the ultimate fantasy of being able to step into the shoes of the action hero. It’s inspired by classic action cinema, made possible by video games and enhanced by the power of virtual reality. Face off against the legions of interdimensional enemies known as the Fracked, with complete freedom of movement, head-to-head combat, and an arsenal of interactive and powerful weapons.
To celebrate launch week, let’s take a look at three key tips that will really help you kick that crystal-clear butt this summer.
1. Use the environment to your advantage
Like any great action movie, you’re outnumbered and up in arms. You are the first line of defense. Become the action hero. Save the planet. With a diverse assortment of weapons, you will outsmart and outsmart the enemy. Using the environment to your advantage will be the key to your success.
We’ve implemented an immersive, grab-and-go cover mechanic that totally anchors the player in the world. If it’s catchable, it’s covered. On their own, The Fracked can be tackled easily. But once they go down in numbers, you’ll need to use tactical cover to dodge the onslaught and leverage your advantage. Run from cover to cover, get the best angles on your opponents, and feel like the unstoppable hero of the story that you are. Don’t be arrogant.
You will also have complete freedom of movement, with zip lines allowing you to descend on enemy positions. When the Frackeds start to swarm, you’ll be grateful for those methods of evasion and redirection that allow you to take back control of the situation.
2. Know when to use fight or flight
This fast-paced shooter has complete freedom of movement. With a diverse range of traversal methods, coupled with intuitive individual movement, you’ll be immersed in the world of an action hero that allows for speed, pace, and role play.
Fracking is not on track. It gives you the features you expect from a traditional first-person shooter, including the ability to strafe and back, all with intuitive controls that give you choice and options when bullets start flying. .
Enter among the Fracked, use your wits and 360 degree movement to check all your angles and chase them away. When the action heats up, look for shelter, ziplines, climbing points and any other exit! Get together and go back.
On the ski slopes, the action doesn’t stop, it accelerates. Naturally tilt your head left or right to control your direction of movement. Use the variety of different roads on the mountainside to avoid or confront enemy pursuers and guard towers! Head-based motion tracking is a simple yet elegant solution when your hands are busy during a firefight.
3. When to use your arsenal
In Fracked, you have a diverse range of guns to help you fight any scenario, from our basic interactive weapons to special limited-use weapons. The grenade launcher that can stagger and take down the towering brute known as The Blaster. Once he’s down, shoot his weak spot. The revolver is powerful enough to shoot through walls, perfect for use in cover, and can keep Explosive Screamers at bay with one shot. You’ll need to be responsive to any given situation, painting the environment for that perfect addition to your arsenal. Be resourceful with what you have or find what you need to be successful.
Fracked’s striking game design choices ensure that fun comes first. From an active reloading system that doesn’t compromise the fast pace of the game, to thrilling shootouts on skis as you pass chasing snowmobiles. Players will be treated to exciting battle scenarios worthy of the big screen.
Prepare to save the planet
You play the protagonist. An unwavering reluctant hero. Calm and serene under the pressure, he finds himself in a fight for his life. Coupled with his ubiquitous sidekick, Rosalez, you must work together to overcome explosive and otherworldly events at this remote mountain facility.
From heart-to-heart shootings to set pieces, the pace and the stakes stay high throughout your time with Fracked. Whether you’re desperately climbing around a broken cable car as it wobbles through a chasm or gripping the undercarriage of a helicopter as you are strewn with incoming gunfire, Fracked will take you on a journey. with an impressive degree of range, all made up to a powerful, punchy and eclectic soundtrack that remixes everything from 90s rock, house and 50s orchestral pieces.
Fracked will launch on August 20 for those who haven’t pre-ordered the Deluxe Edition. We can’t wait for you to experience Fracked’s action adventure for yourself! Let us know what you expect most in the comments below and be sure to check out the Fractured Demo for yourself on PlayStation Store.