The First Descendant Teases More Action to Come at Gamescom 2022

Today, NEXON released a new teaser trailer for their upcoming third-person co-operative action RPG shooter, The First Descendant. With fresh gameplay and outstanding Unreal Engine 5 graphics on display developed by NEXON Games, the latest teaser gives gamers a mouthwatering taste of the action-packed trailer to be revealed later this month at Gamescom 2022.

Previously revealed under its codename “Project Magnum” in an official Sony trailer (which received over 2.1M views), The First Descendant is a free-to-play co-operative looter-shooter featuring high-quality graphics built in Unreal Engine 5. You play as a Descendant with mysterious inherited powers and fight to protect humanity against alien invaders. The gameplay includes strategic boss fights with 4-player tactics, grappling hooks, unique character abilities, gripping gunplay, and tons of looting. After clearing missions and defeating enormous bosses, players can unlock powerful new characters, equipment, and upgrades.

NEXON is looking forward to sharing more of The First Descendant at Gamescom Online this August- and for players itching to get a hands-on look at the looter-shooter, beta sign-ups are available now on the game’s Steam Page. The PC closed-beta is slated to kick off this Autumn.

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 Steam Page for more news on the beta and launch dates.

About The First Descendant
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. Feel The First Descendant’s unique atmosphere through high-quality fields developed with Unreal Engine 5 and gain a new experience of reality and Sci-Fi fantasy coexisting in one place.


  • 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. Don’t miss your chance to play as twelve different characters during the closed-beta test this Autumn.

  • 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!

8. August 2022, von Markus 'Markus S.' Schaffarz

Nexon Europe


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