Among Us is coming to Xbox Recreation Move for Xbox One and Xbox Series X in 2021, Microsoft announced on Thursday, and is now accessible within the library of video games for Xbox Recreation Move for PC subscribers.
The quirky, sci-fi social deduction recreation — the construction resembles the paranoia confronted by Wilford Brimley, Kurt Russell and others in John Carpenter’s The Factor — launched on Nintendo Switch earlier this week. It launched in 2018 on cellular platforms, after which Windows PC, however grew to become a breakout hit this year with stuck-at-home gamers, Twitch streamers, and their viewers. It’s one among Polygon’s 10 best games of 2020.
Amongst Us is a multiplayer recreation for 4 to 10 gamers, pitting a gaggle of impostors in opposition to the crew of a spaceship. All of them look the identical. Impostors attempt to kill crewmates and sabotage the ship. The crew should work collectively to root out and get rid of the impostors.
The sport has grow to be so common in quarantine life-style that the builders at Innersloth put development of a sequel on hold, to keep away from splitting up the participant base. Amongst its many notable Twitch streamers this 12 months was Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, who used the sport as a voter outreach and training device.