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When is the Among Us update? New content and features confirmed

Published: 4/Oct/2020 16:44 Updated: 20/Oct/2020 11:44

by Tanner Pierce

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Among Us, the insanely popular mobile and PC game, is due for a major update, confirmed by the developers. Here’s everything we know about it, including all the confirmed changes and new content.

Despite originally releasing in 2018, Among Us has blown up in the latter half 2020. And with tons of streamers playing the game on a daily basis, it’s easy to see why. Some have even attributed it to the decline of Fall Guys on Twitch, as it’s basically stolen its top spot.

Because of this, Among Us developers Innersloth have canceled the previously in-development sequel, and will instead focus all resources from that title to the original. This means that Among Us is going to be getting a ton of new content in the near future.

What’s coming in this new update?

In the announcement that the sequel had been canceled, the developers confirmed a number of different features that were currently in the works.

This includes a friends/account system, presumably so that players can party up faster, a brand new stage for players to sink their teeth into, and colorblind support.

In addition, the developer also confirmed that they are working on a fix for the server problems that have been plaguing Among Us for a while now. Currently, it’s not unusual for players to see an error message when attempting to load into the game, so a fix for this problem would certainly be welcome.

  • Improved Servers and stability
  • Colorblind support
  • Friends/Account System
  • A new stage – a Henry Stickmin themed location!

Finally, the developers also announced recently that they are considering a custom map editor for the game, which would bring an insane amount of replayability to the title.

When is the new update coming?

This is the big unknown right now. Currently, there’s no release date for the new update planned, although it wouldn’t be unreasonable to speculate that it wouldn’t be coming for at least a few more months.

For the server improvements specifically, InnerSloth said: “We don’t have an ETA but things should hopefully be getting better and better.”

Transferring over everything they had planned for the sequel to this game can’t be an easy task, especially since InnerSloth is a small development team, so it might be a while before fans get their hands on it.

We also don’t know if all of the aforementioned features are coming in one major update or if the content will be dripped out in smaller updates as it’s finished.

Whatever the answer, you can sure that we’ll update this article when more information is released, so keep it locked to Dexerto.

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Mako and CouRage made Ninja ‘rage quit’ hilarious game of Among Us

Published: 27/Oct/2020 22:52

by Alan Bernal

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Expert trolls and fellow 100 Thieves streamers CouRage and Mako had their fun with Ninja during an Among Us stream that made the world’s most popular gamer ‘rage quit’ in disbelief with what he was seeing.

Anyone who’s stepped into the shoddy facilities in Among Us knows that the game can devolve into hilarious antics to either convince people of your evidence or throw people off the trail.

While matches with strangers can sometimes morph into really sweaty games, playing with friends or acquaintances is where the fun really starts to heat up as you get to know everyone’s quirks and tells.

But knowing your enemy can also open the door to explosive moments, especially if you know what makes a particular person erupt in madness.

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The vote was split, no one was ejected, and Ninja wasn’t having it.

Well it looks like Ninja and company weren’t on the same page during one match, which gave way to an excellent moment in CouRage’s channel where the Red crew member ‘rage quit’ in a losing battle.

The game was down to just five crew members with two imposters still alive when a dead body was reported. This was basically matchpoint for the imposters if no one in the party got voted off or if the wrong person gets chosen.

“I screamed at the top of my lungs after I said ‘I passed.’ I put sus on Froste again but I f***ing passed, and the ones who voted him were Orange, Purple, and Pink,” Ninja protested as he presented his evidence.

This pivotal moment wasn’t lost on Ninja but – by the sound of it – the lobby was already tainted from previous games, which amounted to jokes and jabs going unrecognized within the actual discourse to find the imposter.

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After crew members cast their votes, however, no one was ejected. He blew his lid at that point, since it gave the imposters a clear path to victory.

Apparently Ninja rage quit by leaving his Red crew member idle in the lost game, and CouRage said he even through his headset. Ninja later found out that the person he voted for, the Pink player, was indeed an imposter.

This is exactly the kind of tortuous gameplay that Among Us players equally love and hate, but this round didn’t quite go Ninja’s way.