- Creative Lead Ryan Lesser
posted up the first Amplitude PS4 gameplay trailer today revealing Team Multiplayer below!
To quote: Hey there, fellow FreQ!
It's been a while since I've had a chance to talk to you about Amplitude, but with PAX East right around the corner, and looking at the great progress we've been making in development, it seems like a great time to show you what we are up to.
Team Amplitude has been working feverishly to bring a sweet build of the game to PAX East, and as of this past week, we think that we nailed it. In the past few months since showing the game at PlayStation Experience, we've put a real focus on multiplayer, hoping to get groups battling it out at PAX East.
While we were focusing on the gameplay for Amplitude multiplayer, I started posing a question to the team: What can we do to even the playing field when pro players sit on the couch to play against new players?
During a team meeting, I discussed thoughts that I had for things like "rubber-banding" and power-up distribution, and out of nowhere, Amplitude Audio Lead Pete Maguire threw out the idea of team play. TEAM PLAY!? Genius!
Team play is something we'd never done in Amplitude before, and allowing players to team up 2v2 or even 3v1 sounded like an amazing...