The First Descendant: Beta date, trailer, platforms & everything we know

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The First Descendant is Nexon’s latest third-person looter shooter, so here’s everything we know about its release from trailers to beta details to the platforms it will be available on.

The newly announced Nexon game, The First Descendant, has brought an experience that many are already hyped for. It’s all about grabbing guns, destroying the enemy, and looting everything you find, all within a cooperative action RPG.

With the release of the latest trailer, players now have an indication of gameplay, the platforms it will be released on, and so much more. Here’s everything we know about The First Descendant.


Is there a release date for The First Descendant?

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The First Descendant looks like a classic looter shooter with a beautiful design.

Currently, there is no official release date for The First Descendant. We will be updating this article as soon as there is a release day announcement.

However, there has been a date announced for the official Beta that players can sign up to take part in.

The Beta date

While it’s not a guarantee that you’ll get in, you can still sign up for the Beta which will begin on October 20, 2022, and will end on October 26, 2022. PC players can sign up for the Beta on Steam.

The First Descendant trailer and teaser trailer

The first real taste we get of The First Descendant is through the trailers, which we now have two to enjoy.

The First Descendant teaser trailer

The First Descendent’s teaser trailer was the first look we had at the title, which you can watch below. In it, the clip teases the game’s world alongside some dramatic in-game footage and some equally huge boss battles.

The First Descendant official trailer reveal

On August 23, 2022, the Official Trailer was revealed for Gamescom 2022. It depicts a deeper dive into the story of The First Descendent while still showing off its in-game design. All that is encapsulated with a hint of magic, chemical, and elemental powers, while showcasing some brand new gameplay footage.

The First Descendant Tokyo Game Show trailer

Featuring new gameplay, an introduction to the available characters, and the roles you can play as, the Tokyo Game Show trailer shows off more gameplay details into the upcoming title. You can watch it below:

Gameplay and story

While the announcements haven’t explored gameplay in its full, the description of the game and the look we get from the teaser tells enough about the general experience The First Descendant will provide.

Feeling particularly reminiscent of Outriders, The First Descendant is a third-person looter shooter with a strategic spin. It boasts unique character, challenging bosses, and dynamic action which are all clearly presented in what looks to be a stunning video game.

As for the story, The First Descendant’s Steam page has explained that players are “given a mission to fight against the invaders for the survival of humans and to protect the Ingris continent”. Which hints at an apocalyptic setting, non-human enemies, and a vast amount of exploration within the ‘Ingris continent’.

What platforms can you play The First Descendant on?

The First Descendant will be available on: Xbox One and Series X|S, PlayStation 4 and 5, and PC.

It seems most gamers will be able to experience this game on their chosen console.

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