Among Us’ next update includes Sherriff and Scientist roles, new map

Among Us’ next update received partially revealed throughout the Summer Game Fest livestream on Thursday, and it includes a new map, new colours and cosmetics, new roles, and a Hide and Seek mode. There’s no launch date for this new content material but, and the one a part of the map we received to see was one tiny environmental asset.

The new roles are the Sherriff and the Scientist. In the style of hidden function video games like Among Us, these roles are sometimes used to offer the civilians extra energy towards hidden monsters. The Sherriff could possibly take an Impostor out with out gaining consensus, and a Scientist could possibly check blood varieties. We’ll should see how these new roles match into the present crewmate/impostor dynamic.

There are additionally another good touches incoming: new visor cosmetics, new crewmate colours, and achievements.

Among Us was launched in 2018, however the recreation noticed a large increase in recognition throughout the summer time of 2020. The social deception recreation pits crewmates towards disguised impostors. If the impostors handle to covertly kill all the crewmates, they win, but when the crewmates can ferret out the impostors, then they win. It’s a easy idea that performs out very effectively, particularly on streams. The recreation has maintained a gentle fandom since 2020, and it’s nonetheless solidly a part of the popular culture zeitgeist.

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