Grounded, Obsidian Entertainment’s good (and sometimes terrifying) sport about inch-high yard survival, has merely acquired its first major early entry update, together with a big scary hen, water fleas, a new perks system, new craftable objects, and more.
Obsidian’s plans for Grounded have to date remained significantly shrouded in thriller, other than the developer’s pledge to care for rising on the game’s already pleasing core until full launch with the likes of latest alternate decisions and story content material materials supplies provides gives provides offers provides based mostly totally on neighborhood picks. Today’s update, nonetheless, brings one matter tangible to the studio’s enlargement plans, introducing a broad differ of latest alternate decisions regarding all areas of the game.
Robo pal BURG.L, as an illustration, now presents two new sorts of quests – Chipsleuth quests which require avid gamers to go searching chips notably areas all by the use of the yard, and Artificer quests that observe avid gamers with crafting categorical objects – with every rewarding Raw Science.
Additionally, avid gamers can now unlock perks as they uncover and battle. Perks are described as ‘mutations’ which might make yard survival a little simpler, and avid gamers can equip any three at one time. 13 perks may additionally be unlocked as of Grounded’s latest update, with at current’s developer video (above) revealing the likes of Natural Explorer, Juicy, and Coup de Grass.
Elsewhere, the water flea is a new ambient insect all by the use of the flooded biome (which now benefits from improved water outcomes), and bug-high builders can craft Sprig or Acorn fences for his or her bases, Grass or Clover tables, and even, lastly, a acceptable mattress.
The latter, alongside the model new craftable Marksman’s Cap merchandise, leads us precisely onto this month’s largest new addition (although ‘big’ is clearly relative as far as Grounded is anxious) – the hen. Players can use this airborne addition’s discarded feathers to craft a variety of objects, and whereas Obsidian’s bird reveal trailer signifies it’d moreover land, the developer is letting avid gamers uncover out for themselves exactly top-of-the-line methodology it must impression their adventures.
Full particulars of at current’s update – which, you is liable to be thrilled to take heed to, has moreover made spiders stronger, so, uh, protected travels – may additionally be current in Obsidian’s latest patch notes. The studio could possibly be engaged on a Grounded enchancment roadmap that it plans to share shortly.