Among Us 2 Announced

The Rising Ray of Hope in Brazil's Games Industry

The Rise and Fall of Near Field Communication Games

Poki on Preserving Your Favorite Flash Games

July 2020 Humble Choice Overview

Assassin's Creed: Through the Lens of Misogyny

6 Female Characters From Games That Sold Well


Among Us 2, the sequel to the smash hit Among Us by developer and publisher Innersloth, has been announced. The reason that a sequel has been announced is primarily because of how "fragile" the first game is.

Innersloth release a devlog stating that they will be keeping Among Us 1 up as long as players are playing it, so people shouldn't worry about the game being shut down on them. If the game is shut down due to a lack of players (they state that if there is less then 30-50 people playing it that it is tough to find matches), then the developers intend on releasing the source code so players can run servers instead.

Regarding the sequel, the first game is so "fragile" that adding anything to the game is a challenge, to the point that adding anything new would "require recreating core sections of Among Us, then making sure everything else still works on top. It's actually even harder than just making a new game." Makes sense.

So, the developers intend on including the first game in Among Us 2, with additional features such as 12-15 players for 3 imposter games, expert matchmaking to find or exclude games such as hide and seek, and accounts and friends will be included "straight out of the gate" in order to make friends with other players. They are also investigating adding additional roles to the game, likely positions such as Seer/Detective, Bodyguard/Cop, or other common takes from games in the genre.

Among Us 2 will also cost extra, but there are plans for a launch discount for those who own the first game. Among Us 2 will also be free on mobile with removable ads, content updates will be free and include maps and game modes. Additionally, there will be in-game currency will allow players to earn cosmetic bundles at their own pace.

Among Us 2 will be out eventually, with the developers planning to reach open beta status in about a year. Until then, stay tuned to TechRaptor.

What do you think of this news? Do you think that this is too soon? Do you play Among Us at all? If you do, what would you want to see in the sequel? Let us know in the comments!

Among Us.


Among Us 2 Announced


Optimus Prime and Megatron Fighting With Weapons Drawn


Transformers Battlegrounds Is Just Prime

Transform and Enter Overwatch

A shot of Tera Online, published by the now-closing En Masse Entertainment


Tera Publisher En Masse Entertainment Is Closing Down

Tera Incognita

Kingmaker Sorcerer Guide Header


A Pathfinder: Kingmaker Guide to Sorcerers

Some Tips and Tricks for your Sorcerer Build

A very unflattering picture of my tired face.

Patrick Perrault

Staff Writer

Writer for TechRaptor, who hopes to gain valuable experience in a constantly changing industry.

Original Article

Spread the love
Show More

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button