The Waylanders started out Early Access in really good shape, but the team at Gato Salvaje Studio continues to follow their pre-release road map with the second of three planned winter updates.
This update will bring with it a photo mode, easily my favourite non-gameplay addition to any game. The mode looks slick, and I’m eager to get my hands on it.
Here’s the press release:
The Waylanders Adds Photo Mode and Expands Character Origins in Early Access Update
New Early Access update adds expanded character origin videos, new photo mode, bug fixes, and more improvements requested by the community.
A Coruña, Spain — Jan 11, 2020 – In the second of their three winter updates, Gato Salvaje Studio has added new origin story videos for each character option to their myth-filled RPG, The Waylanders. Each of the eight new origin videos expands on a character’s background and explores different facets of the world of The Waylanders.
“The Waylanders has been heavily influenced by many of the best RPGs we’ve played over the last few decades. Part of creating a character shouldn’t just be what they look like, but also where they’re from and how they tie into the story you’re about to jump into.” said Gato Salvaje Studio Creative Director, Serio Prieto. “Assuming your character hasn’t just sprung into existence, they should feel as if they’re part of the world. These new origins give our community deeper insight into not only the world we’re building, but also how history weaves together with myth in The Waylanders.”
Watch the Alpha Wolf Origin: https://youtu.be/A5tYVfA-fb4
Watch the Celtic Soldier Origin: https://youtu.be/Is5a4BffueU
Watch the Celtic Druid Origin: https://youtu.be/khQAixGyWt8
Watch the Dog of Ares Origin: https://youtu.be/2UUXhgOCZeE
Watch the Egyptian Origin: https://youtu.be/khmHYduGdQs
Watch the Mourian Diplomat Origin: https://youtu.be/KcBbgSALX-w
Watch the Mourian Protector Origin: https://youtu.be/XN1oFNNG4yk
Watch the Semi-Fomorian Origin: https://youtu.be/5oDcqt-rCKk
In addition to improved character origins, today’s update includes an all-new photo mode to allow players to capture the sweeping vistas and mythical locations scattered throughout The Waylanders.
A full update changelog can be found in The Waylanders Steam Community Forum on release.
The Immersion Update is the second of the three planned updates for The Waylanders this winter. Team as shown on the game’s Winter Roadmap. Coming updates planned for January will continue to implement community feedback, and add localization for the game in Spanish, Latin American Spanish, French, German, Simplified Chinese, Russian, and Galician.
Currently available in Steam Early Access and GOG Games in Development program, The Waylanders is set to release on both platforms in Spring 2021. More information about the game can be found on The Waylanders website.