Phoenix Point: Behemoth Edition Details DLC 4’s New Mutoid Unit & Console Play
Phoenix Point debuts on PlayStation®4 and Xbox One on October 1 alongside the launch of DLC 4: Corrupted Horizons on all platforms
SOFIA, Bulgaria — Sept. 21, 2021 — Snapshot Games, in partnership with Saber Minsk and Prime Matter, have released a new batch of screenshots for Phoenix Point showing off the Mutoid soldier unit coming in DLC 4: Corrupted Horizons. You’ll be able to play DLC 4 on October 1 on PC, as well as on PlayStation®4 and Xbox One with the launch of Phoenix Point: Behemoth Edition, which marks the console debut of the hit strategy game and features the full game plus four major DLC expansions, including DLC 4!
DLC 4 introduces the deadly new Corruption effect, which can impact your soldiers’ will to fight. But a new allied unit can help counter this threat: the Mutoid, a human-Pandoran hybrid immune to Corruption. Mutoids’ abilities can be acquired from any class known to the player, allowing them to combine powers in new and exciting ways. But Mutoids cost Mutagens to produce, evolve with new abilities, and heal when wounded, adding an element of risk to their tactical advantages.
For the development team, bringing Phoenix Point to consoles meant redesigning the interface and control scheme to ensure that every action feels intuitive on controllers. Rather than simply mirror mouse controls, actions are assigned to specific buttons, and menus are broken into tabs accessible by controller triggers or with shoulder bumpers. In addition, an onscreen legend helps make sure players always know what actions they can and can’t perform at any given time.
Phoenix Point: Behemoth Edition features all major DLC released for the game up to and including DLC 4, as well as console-exclusive skins. The game will run at 1080|30 FPS on PlayStation®4 and Xbox One, but PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X players will be able to experience the game at 4K|60 FPS, with a free upgrade to the next-generation version of the game coming after launch.
Phoenix Point: Year One Edition is currently available on PC via Steam, the Epic Games Store, the Microsoft Store, GOG.com and Google Stadia. PC players will be able to purchase DLC 4 for $4.99 on October 1. For more details, visit https://phoenixpoint.info, and follow the game on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Discord and the official forums.
About Snapshot Games
Snapshot Games is a video game development studio founded in 2013 by Julian Gollop and David Kaye and headquartered in Sofia, Bulgaria. Gollop is recognized for creating the X-COM video game franchise in the 1990s with UFO: Enemy Unknown and X-COM: Apocalypse. Gollop is also the CEO of Snapshot Games. The company’s developers include industry veterans with years of prior experience working for studios like Ubisoft Sofia, Crytek Black Sea and more.
About Prime Matter
Headquartered in Munich, Germany, Prime Matter is a premium gaming label dedicated to delivering a range of diverse and immersive games from amazing gaming development talent all around the globe. The company covers projects of all styles, scopes and sizes, from producing to publishing, perfect for ambitious teams taking their first steps that need full support without compromising their dreams, as well as more established studios looking to build their brand further in the global market.
Prime Matter looks to lead through creativity, expression and passion with games that will grip and enchant with enthralling storytelling, winning audiences with incredible moments and larger-than-life experiences. Prime Matter is a proud member of the Koch Media Group.