Exophobia delayed to April 2022, more footage

Zarc Attack have announced that Exophobia, their retro-inspired FPS, has been delayed to April 2022. It was originally slated for an October 5th release. The developers explain that even though they did try to finish the game on time, they eventually decided to delay its release so as to avoid rushing it. They want to make sure the final product lives up to their initial vision for the game.

Here’s the message in full:

And here’s some new gameplay footage for the game, along with some details, the list of key features, and some screenshots:

Exophobia is a retro-inspired first person shooter with fast-paced combat. You wake up to find yourself alone in a human spaceship infested with hostile alien soldiers. Explore your surroundings while you uncover piece by piece the backstory and destiny of its human inhabitants. Shoot, dash, stun your enemies and more, in your path to escape!

  • KILL – FPS action where fast reflexes and clever positioning are vital. Learn enemy behavior and use all your movement options and your surroundings to eliminate diverse groups of alien armies as fast as possible or before they kill you.
  • EXPLORE – Discover a labyrinthine spaceship with multiple floors and uncover the past events that led to this high-stakes moment. Get lost in hostile environments and traps while doing your best to survive. Be curious enough and you might find some secrets that will make you stronger.
  • UPGRADE – If you find a specialized room, you can improve your weapon with a new ability. These drastically change your combat tactics and will be used to open up previously inaccessible areas in the spaceship required to progress.
  • DIE – Ruthless difficulty with diverse combat situations with different enemy types and attack patterns, including menacing bosses. When you die, you respawn in the last visited checkpoint in the spaceship, so beware what you might find in the next room.

Exophobia (Switch – eShop) does not have a release date yet, but is slated for an April release worldwide.

Source: Zarc Attack (Twitter) / Zarc Attack (Steam)


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