Metro Exodus Details Surface; Targeting 4K/HDR on XB1X, Revamped Lighting, More Weapons & Enemies

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New details for the upcoming Metro Exodus from developer 4A Games have surfaced online, including gameplay and visual features.

The details originate from the latest issue of GameInformer (issue #299), and made their way on Reddit and Twitter.

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Metro Exodus will feature a much larger open area with more enemies and weapons

As posted by Reddit user ‘Doit4TehLulz’, Exodus will contain much more enemies, which will be unique to the season/area the player is in. To take out these enemies, players will have plenty of weapons at their disposal, with all of the base weapons having up to 5 attachments. Weapons can be holstered to let NPC’s know that you mean no harm.

While the biggest open area in Metro: Last Light was approximately 111 meters x 200 meters, the largest open area in Exodus will be 2000 meters x 2000 meters – at least 10 to 18 times the size of the open areas in Last Light.

Players will be able to fulfill plenty of side quests which will reward them with gear or moral points. It is said that Stealth has been completely revamped in Exodus to be more challenging and realistic.

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4A Games is targetting 4K Resolution with HDR on Xbox One X

Well-known industry insider ‘Shinobi602’ also shared some interesting visuals details on Twitter, and it seems that developer 4A Games is targeting 4K resolution with HDR on Microsoft’s Xbox One X console. In addition, the game will be using Physics-based rendering, full facial capture for cinematics, atmospheric systems, sim AI biomes, an overhauled lighting system and much more.

Interesting new details about the upcoming new Metro for sure. We’ll update as soon as we learn more.

Last year, 4A Games already stated the the power of the Xbox One X will allow them to ensure that the game will look amazing.

Metro Exodus was announced during Microsoft’s E3 press conference last year.

The year is 2036.

A quarter-century after nuclear war devastated the earth, a few thousand survivors still cling to existence beneath the ruins of Moscow, in the tunnels of the Metro.

They have struggled against the poisoned elements, fought mutated beasts and paranormal horrors, and suffered the flames of civil war.

But now, as Artyom, you must flee the Metro and lead a band of Spartan Rangers on an incredible, continent-spanning journey across post-apocalyptic Russia in search of a new life in the East.

Metro Exodus is an epic, story-driven first person shooter from 4A Games that blends deadly combat and stealth with exploration and survival horror in one of the most immersive game worlds ever created.

Explore the Russian wilderness across vast, non-linear levels and follow a thrilling story-line that spans an entire year through spring, summer and autumn to the depths of nuclear winter.

Inspired by the novels of Dmitry Glukhovsky, Metro Exodus continues Artyom’s story in the greatest Metro adventure yet

The game is slated for a release on Xbox One, PS4, and PC later this year.

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