The First Descendant will have its cross-platform beta test on August 22 until August 28

Nexon will be hosting a cross-platform beta test for its upcoming free-to-play third-person cooperative action RPG shooter, The First Descendant. It will be on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam that will commence from August 22 to 28.

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Below are the latest details about The First Descendant:

Players of The First Descendant will have the opportunity to play as two never before seen characters showcased in the new gameplay trailer: Valby and Kyle. The full roster is made up of fascinating characters, each with their own unique combat and battle styles; such as water skills and flying or magnetic abilities, and distinctive character concepts. Valby and Kyle boost the list of playable styles, systems, and more, as thirteen characters will be available during the upcoming beta.

Nexon Games, the developing studio, has been working hard to apply much of the feedback provided by players during the game’s first play tests, allowing much requested features such as dynamic character customization via the brand new cosmetic system and skill modifications, a new way to traverse the land via a grappling hook, new quality of life (QoL) elements, and much more.

Here are just some of the new additions and updates coming to The First Descendant cross-play beta on August 22:

New and Updated Content
  • New Single Player / Co-Op Stories and Missions
  • New characters, improved grappling hook and more
Introduction of cross-play across Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC via Steam, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5

New customization features – new cosmetic system, unique skins and character skill modifications

Better Gameplay Experience

  • Updated UI, UX and QoL elements
  • Upgraded server and game performance
  • Updated jump motion and gun sound effects
  • Quality audio design in collaboration with Stephen Barton, globally renowned composer of Apex Legends, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, Star Trek Picard and more.
Up to four players can team up for new giant boss raids against the Colossuses

The First Descendant is set to be released this fall for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam.