IllFonic announces Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed, a new four-on-one multiplayer game based on the beloved property.
Predator: Hunting grounds Developer IllFonic dropped the announcement trailer for its upcoming Ghostbusters asymmetric multiplayer game.
With the title Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed, the trailer, which you can see below, opens with a tale from classic team member Winston Zeddemore (Ernie Hudson), who recruits and trains the next generation of paranormal ghost catchers. Ray Stantz (Dan Aykroyd) also acts as the owner of an occult bookstore. In addition to revealing gameplay too Spirits releasedthe trailer confirms the title as a four-on-one multiplayer game in which the solo player assumes the role of a ghost.
In the game, which Hudson confirmed as under development in December, players will take over Ghostbusters’ original base and will be able to customize both that location and their characters with unlockables. While Ghostbusters will work from a first-person point of view, ghosts will be controllable in third-person. Ghosts will also be able to see through walls using an ability called Ghost Vision. Spirits released is also said to be a part of Ghostbusters canon and takes place after the events of 2021’s Ghostbusters: Afterlife.
The original Ghostbusters film released in 1984 and saw the team investigate paranormal activity in New York. Soon they are in conflict with an ancient creature called Zuul as well as the Environmental Protection Agency. Overall, Ghostbusters proved to be a huge success and has earned more than $ 296 million worldwide across its various re-releases against a budget of around $ 25-30 million. The film was also well reviewed and currently has 97 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.
A successor, Ghostbusters IIfollowed in 1989. However Ghostbusters II underperformed both commercially and critically compared to its predecessor. Still, the franchise lived on through other media, including video games and comics. There was an attempt to restart Ghostbusters in 2016 with the subtitle Answer the Call, though the film also underperformed commercially.
The afterlifethe latest rate in Ghostbusters franchise, published in 2021 and took place decades after the events of Ghostbusters II. Commercially, The afterlife earned more than $ 197 million worldwide against a budget of $ 75 million. Although that number may seem low compared to some movies, The afterlife opened during the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused many reluctant to return to cinemas. The film received mixed reviews from critics and currently has 63 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.
Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed will be released on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X / S.
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