“If we wanted this to work in the long run and hire, we had to streamline things. Everything behind the scenes works, and while it means time away from the game, it will make it easier for current and future us to develop the game better,”
As for what’s coming now that much of that work has been done, Innersloth says it will soon release a roadmap for 2021. The developer notes that it had hoped to launch the planned ‘Accounts’ system for the game earlier, but that a The first update that focuses on moderation comes ASAP, which will build a foundation for that update. Finally, Innersloth wanted to “make sure it’s not half cooked before it is implemented. (Trust me – you do not want a bad reporting system with no responsibility behind it.”
As revealed during The Game Awards 2020, a new airship map is coming to Among Us in early 2021, and the game will also be launched on Xbox consoles this year. In other news among us, the game recently made it Google’s best popular search in 2020.
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