Below is headed to PS4 alongside the more accessible Explore mode

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 8 February 2020 16:03 GMT

Capybara’s top-down dungeon crawler Below is headed to PS4, and a new Explore mode will be available for all platforms.

Below will be released on PS4 this spring alongside a mode that encourages exploration.

The Explore mode features changes to survival, death, and damage, making it accessible for players who seek more of an action-adventure style of play. The mode will allow you to experience the game without “suffering the exquisite pain” of the original design.

Those looking for a more challenging survival experience will find it in the original game mode, which is now called Survive.

“Explore mode is our way of answering everyone who played Below at launch and found the challenge a bit too steep,” said Capybara’s Kris Piotrowski. “It was clear that many players were intrigued by the game’s haunting underworld and rich atmosphere, but its difficulty made the game inaccessible to some.”

Explore mode will be included with the PS4 release and is also coming to Steam and Xbox One.

Below was first announced at E3 2013 during the Microsoft show.  Initially set for a 2016 release, it was eventually released in December 2018.


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