Death Stranding is something: Kojima showed gameplay with battles, stealth and an open world

At the gamescom 2019 exhibition, Hideo Kojima invited the press to a private screening of the Death Stranding trailer. Developer

called the presentation a “briefing” that explained what gamers would have to do. Now the trailer has been published by the official YouTube channel of Kojima Productions.

What showed

Judging by the trailer, the United States of Americabecame the United Cities of America, which became divided after the disappearance of the president. Now Sam, with the help of the players, will have to reunite the remnants of humanity. The hero was tasked with visiting 15 cities and connecting them to the network using keys.

Along with the trailer at Tokyo Game Show 2019showed 49 minutes of gameplay. Judging by the video with Kojima's comments, Death Stranding is a travel simulator. The main character begins his journey from the base, where he collects the necessary cargo and goes with it to the outpost. Having delivered the package, the hero opens new regions on the global map. The hero can travel both on his own and by transport, including cars and motorcycles.

On Sam's way he will also meet enemies.outposts where you can find equipment and materials. For example, the hero wears an exoskeleton that increases his strength. In the trailer, with his help, Sam was able to accelerate and jump over a wide rift. The hero can fight both openly and neutralize enemies covertly using strangulation, like Hitman. For head-on fights, the character uses fists and futuristic weapons, such as a crossbow that shoots binding projectiles.

In previous trailers, players were only shownopen natural locations, and an abandoned city is featured in the new video. Judging by the ruins, an apocalypse swept through the SGA, which greatly battered the country. In the cities there are those same invisible creatures that can only be detected with the help of a tentacle on Sam’s back.

As it turns out, the hero can neutralizethem using a crossbow. The character can also be captured by a substance that pulls Sam underground and sends him to a large monster. In the trailer, the hero fought him using grenades.

Let us remind you that Death Stranding will be released on November 8, 2019 on PlayStation 4.