Additionally coming to the cell sport.
Developer Hidden Variable has unveiled the newest DLC character to hitch the roster of acclaimed fighters Skullgirls 2nd Encore and the free-to-play Skullgirls Cellular: the sou’westered, be-wellied Umbrella and her sentient brolly chum, Hungern.
Umbrella, the second DLC character to reach as a part of Skullgirls 2nd Encore’s season go (following on from March’s Annie), is described as a small, gradual character with restricted motion that is in a position to take some “large swings” thanks Hungern.
Certainly, whereas the perpetually rain-ready Umbrella definitely seems the half, Hungern is the true star within the some ways. Most of Umbrella’s skills will contain the dwelling brolly, however the actual strikes out there at any time are decided by Hungern’s starvation degree – that means gamers should both affect his out there moveset by feeding him, or adapt their playstyle are required.
“If Hungern is STARVING,” explains Hidden Variable, “normals that use him are slower, however strikes that contain devouring the opponent are stronger. If Hungern is OVERSTUFFED, strikes that contain him conjuring one thing from the depths of his abdomen might have bonus results. Hungern is sort of RAVENOUS and harmful when he’s hungry however not but STARVING – count on to be rewarded if you happen to can preserve this slim window of energy!”.
Hidden Variable says Umbrella is at the moment “very early on in growth” – that means all of the above is topic to likelihood – however the studio is anticipating her closing kind to launch in This fall. Earlier than that, nevertheless, Umbrella will probably be out there as an early entry launch for Season 1 Go house owners.
A “sketchy” alpha model will come first, and this preliminary iteration-heavy interval is more likely to final round two months. A beta model – full with completed animations and “different basic gameplay tuning changes” – is due in Q3, with the ultimate model to observe. Umbrella’s full launch brings her closing state, alongside her stage, music, palettes, and story mode.
Umbrella is the second of 4 deliberate DLC characters to launch as a part of Skullgirls 2nd Encore’s £28 Season 1 Go, and her announcement is accompanied by a little bit of a sale on Steam. There’s 60% off the bottom sport till thirteenth Might – bringing the worth down from £19.49 to £7.79 – and there is 15% off the season go, that means you may choose it up for £23.62. Bundle followers, in the meantime, should buy each with a 40% low cost at £28.27.