Following the release of the cinematic trailer which unveiled World’s Edge in all of its glory, a gameplay trailer has since been posted, revealing a deeper insight into exactly what’s in-store as part of Season 3: Meltdown, set to go live on October 1.
The trailer – which was posted prematurely, due to an accidental leak – highlights various areas of the new map, alongside providing some clues and key details that will manifest throughout Season 3.
From the offset, Crypto displays his unrelenting aggression that has been fueled by the abduction of his beloved sister, by taking down Bloodhound in merciless fashion.
Subsequently, the camera pans around World’s Edge as it presents the varied terrain within. Set in an overgrown metropolis, the bold contrast between a molten–infused industrial plant and the icy suburbs, will pose a challenging environment for Legends.
Alongside revealing a more in-depth look at World’s Edge, the trailer also provides an insight into the user interface behind Crypto’s drone ability, which supports a chargeable EMP blast that is designed to take down enemy shields.
Moreover, a cargo train is doing the rounds throughout the trailer, which seems like an easy method of transportation around the new map, immediately hinting at increased accessibility to fast–paced gunfights.
Respawn have also added a vertical element of transportation with the introduction of geysers that are designed to propel players into the air, allowing them to glide in the air to another location.
Of course, this will close the gap between other characters and Pathfinder, whose grapple hook and zipline combo have always provided the charismatic MRVN with a movement advantage.
First look at the new Meltdown–themed skins
In-light of the embered districts and snow-capped regions within World’s Edge, two fan-favorite characters have received an apt skin overhaul: Lifeline and Pathfinder.
Players will likely have to unlock these skins through the battle pass that will become available with the new season. Meltdown is set to kick-off on October 1st, where players will finally have access to the much anticipated new map.