Sam "Serious" Stone Will Be Back In August In “Serious Sam 4”
23 May 2020
The Serious Sam revival is definitely on track, pandemic or not, as Croteam and Devolve Digital announced that “Serious Sam 4” will be released for the PC and Google Stadia in August 2020. There have been four titles, discounting the HD and VR versions, ever since “Serious Sam: The First Encounter” in 2001.
Also, he is arch enemy, extraterrestrial Mental, will be back with his minions as they are still bent on destroying humanity. You as the player in the role of Serious Sam of the Earth Defense Force will be there to stop him.
But where is the version for the consoles such as Xbox One and Playstation 4? Players using these consoles will have to wait more as the Google’s cloud gaming service gets first dibs according to Kotaku.
“The game is still coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 after its period of exclusivity is over with Stadia,” a rep for publisher Devolver Digital told Kotaku over email, adding that those consoles won’t receive Serious Sam 4 until 2021 after further inquiry.
So what will you expect from “Serious Sam 4”, we let Devolver Digital tell more about it”:
Croteam returns with a high-powered prequel to the Serious Sam series that scales up chaos to unprecedented levels. The classic Serious Sam formula is revamped by putting an unstoppable arsenal up against an unimaginable number of enemies that requires players to circle-strafe and backpedal-blast their way out of impossible situations.
HORDES OF INVADERS
The iconic cast of alien invaders returns with some new reinforcements! Fight your way through unbelievable numbers of Mental's minions including the iconic Headless Kamikaze, Beheaded Rocketeer, Kleer, Scrapjack, Werebull, and Khnum! Square off against brand new enemies and towering monsters like the frantic Processed, repulsive Belcher, the hard-hitting Zealot, and more.
Armed with a slew of devastating weapons, pick your tool for any situation. Lay waste to Mental's Horde using the powerful double-barreled shotgun, the punishing minigun, the powerful chainsaw launcher, a brand new auto shotgun, and the iconic cannon. Upgrade your toys, and enjoy the violent beauty of the lock-on rocket launcher, and the mighty laser beam of death.
Smash through the action-packed campaign with friends in 4-player online co-op mode! Tackle exciting primary missions and thrilling side quests in modified difficulties for an extra challenge.
Serious Sam 4 unleashes some of the biggest moments in the series’ history with the new Legion System and battlefields teeming with thousands of enemies!
Those are serious stuff indeed and you can get to learn more about the whole Serious Sam 4 features in the videos they provided below:
Serious Sam 4 is on pre-order on Steam for PC players and price is at US$39.99 when it gets released.