The First Descendant Debuts PlayStation 5 Demo at G-STAR

The First Descendant just made its first-ever console debut; NEXON unveiled a PlayStation 5 demo for the highly anticipated third-person Sci-Fi shooter at G-STAR this week. The First Descendant’s demo boasted stable control mechanics through gamepad play and high-quality graphics with the latest VRR (Variable Refresh Rate), HFR (High Refresh Rate), and FSR (AMD FidelityFX Super Resolution) technology, receiving warm reviews from console fans at G-STAR.

Having recently concluded a successful PC Beta, The First Descendant team is eager to gather more user feedback, and implement improvements as they work towards a 2023 cross-platform launch.

TIMING: Thursday, November 17, to Sunday, November 20, 2022
The First Descendant demo will be playable on both PC and PlayStation 5 at Nexon’s G-Star booth (A01), with voiceovers available in English or Korean. Players will have approximately 15 minutes with the demo, which includes a boosted account with multiple characters and advanced skills unlocked.

The First Descendant is currently in development for release on Steam, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. Stay tuned to The First Descendant’s Twitter and Discord for more news on upcoming events and launch dates.

The player becomes a Descendant whose mission is to fight against alien invaders for the survival of humanity by protecting the Ingris continent. Experience a spectacular story while growing stronger through various missions and stories to finally discover the Descendants' secret. The First Descendant and its immersive Sci-Fi fantasy world is an original IP from Nexon games. The cooperative looter-shooter is currently in development for release on Steam, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.


  • 4-Player Co-Op Play - Team up with other players for four-player co-op strategic battles. Each player’s amazing powers and abilities will lead to tactical battles for the win.

  • Charming and Unique Characters - Play as different characters, each with distinctive concepts and battle styles. Characters will have customizable elements to allow players to support character decoration.

  • Exciting Battles, Dynamic Action, Multiple Skills, and Unique Weapons - Experience exciting battles with different characters, each with unique skill sets, free movements, and chain actions through grappling hooks, colorful firearms, and additional effects. Players create the battle style they desire!

  • Battle Huge Boss Monsters - Battle huge boss monsters with different appearances and abilities. Various powers and difficulties will stimulate the player’s competitive spirit as you struggle not to fall in battle. Target the boss’s gimmicks to experience a more compact and strategic team play.

  • Motivating Play and Growth - Equip characters with 3 guns, 4 pieces of secondary equipment, and various sub-weapons. Use and change the equipment based on the types of battles encountered. New equipment develops character growth by combining various pieces, enhancing character and firearm stats, or adding a new ability. Obtain new items through clearing scenario missions or in the world missions where cooperation is crucial. Use new items to challenge yourself with more complex tasks!

18. November 2022, von Markus 'Markus S.' Schaffarz

Nexon Europe


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