During this years Gamescom event developer Ubisoft released a brand new trailer for the upcoming online multiplayer skirmish combat title, For Honor. The new trailer highlights the different factions available to players alongside more details announced regarding the different multiplayer modes and character customization options.
When For Honor launches on February 14th, 2017, it will feature 12 unique playable heroes and 5 different multiplayer modes. Each of the available heroes belong to each of the factions in the game, Knights, Vikings and Samurai. Each faction will support elite champions in different categories Vanguards, Hybrids, Heavies and Assassins. Each different type of champion comes complete with their own strengths and weaknesses as well as various weapon and fighting style choices.
- Heavies are the tank type class. They are the most resistant to damage and use slow but brutal attacks to take down their opponents
- Hybrids are the most versatile of all of the types in For Honor. Due to their versatility they are considered the most difficult to play
- Assassins specialize in lethal attacks at the cost of weak defenses. Swift and deadly, they’re quick to take down unsuspecting foes
- Vanguards are balanced, with good attack and defensive capabilities
Furthermore players will also be able to unlock various customization options for their warriors of choice. Different genders, weapons and color schemes for armor can be unlocked through progression at the end of each match.
Alongside the previously announced story-driven campaign For Honor will also boast 5 unique multiplayer modes. From 4 vs. 4 domination style modes to intense 1 vs. 1 combat, For Honor promises to cater to all types of multiplayer fans.
The Closed Alpha event for For Honor is scheduled to begin on September 15th for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
Source: Press Release