Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus presents gamers with a full single-player marketing campaign and ample alternatives to shoot Nazis. It is a single-player-only sport, with no multiplayer part in any respect, however there’s extra to it than simply the bottom marketing campaign. Spoilers for a Wolfenstein II Easter egg lie forward.
Throughout the sport, a German U-boat submarine serves as a hub on your journey. There’s an arcade machine situated right here, and it isn’t only for decoration–interact with it, and you’ll play one thing referred to as Wolfstone 3D. Because the identify suggests, it is a playable model of Wolfenstein 3D, the traditional first-person shooter that helped to popularize the style and marked the sequence’ shift from overhead stealth-action video games to FPS. There’s, nonetheless, a twist–as you possibly can see from the aspect of the arcade cupboard, that is meant to be a German sport. Moderately than taking part in as somebody slaying Nazis, you really play as a German character, and there are new textures to accommodate this.
MachineGames’ earlier Wolfenstein video games additionally hid Wolfenstein 3D ranges; these have been hidden as secret “nightmares” that performed out when you got here throughout a mattress for protagonist BJ Blazkowicz to sleep in. Wolfenstein II’s Wolfstone 3D is tougher to overlook, given the outstanding placement of the arcade machine, but it surely additionally marks a notable enlargement in what’s playable: all six episodes from Wolfenstein 3D are included. You possibly can take a look at some gameplay from it within the video above.
Wolfenstein II releases tomorrow, October 27, for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. We lately took an in-depth take a look at the historical past of the Wolfenstein sequence, together with the event of and significance of Wolfenstein 3D. For extra, take a look at our roundup of all our Wolfenstein II options and movies, and keep tuned for our full overview and in-depth guides.