Among Us’ new Airship map release date revealed

Amongst United Statesbrand-new map, The Airship, will be launched on March 31, designer InnerSloth revealed Thursday. The brand-new map was initially exposed in December, and will get here as part of a totally free upgrade that includes ladders, a standard account system for small amounts, and the “ability to pick the room you start in,” the designer stated.

Obviously, there are likewise some brand-new hats. Amongst United States released in 2018 with a single map, with 2 other maps included for many years, making Airship the video game’s 4th playable map.

The video game, nevertheless, definitely exploded in 2020 — and the success captured the designer off guard, it stated in its newest upgrade.

“I explained this a bit in our last dev log, but Among Us’ popularity was something no one expected, and quite late into 2020 too,” the designer composed in the upgrade. “We had already considered the game done and had moved onto something else.”

Therefore producing the brand-new map required time — which is regular in video game advancement — as the group began work once again on Amongst United States, while dealing with the video game’s newly found enormous appeal. In Thursday’s upgrade, InnerSloth reviewed the information of the obstacles that showed up throughout Amongst United States’ substantial year, consisting of upkeep, employing, and an entire lot of conferences.

“Additionally, creating a map and updates isn’t as simple as creating one aspect of the game and throwing it onto the PC. Because our game is cross-platform, it means EVERYTHING needs to work on as many devices as possible,” InnerSloth stated. “You may have noticed most modifications to the game focus on just PC, as that makes development much easier.”

It’s clear, though, that fans are thrilled to see brand-new material in Amongst United States, even years into the video game’s life-span. Within minutes, the tweet that revealed the map’s release date has actually accumulated countless retweets, remarks, and likes. The video game’s significant success throughout the pandemic definitely has something to do with that — over the previous year, everybody’s played Amongst United States, even political leaders.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.