It’s worth it | ‘Project Magnum’ now called ‘The First Descendant’, confirms platforms, closed beta on PC this fall, join now

The first offspringfeatures beautiful visuals and engaging and unique characters based on a player versus environment sci-fi style worldview. It also features thrilling battles using various skills, actions and weapons along with the fun of high quality PvE shooting battles that target huge bosses.

Experience the fun of strategic boss battles through 4-player co-op and various unique characters, exciting shooters and loot. A variety of gear is needed for growth, and you can get them by completing story missions in the game or in world missions where cooperation is crucial and battles with huge bosses.

The player becomes a Descendant in the game and is given the mission to fight against the invaders for the survival of humans and to protect the “Ingris continent”. The player can experience a spectacular story as he grows stronger through various missions and stories to finally discover the secret of the Descendants. You can also feel the unique atmosphere of the first descendant through high-quality fields developed with Unreal Engine 5 and get a new experience of SF reality and fantasy coexisting in one place.

Gameplay includes strategic boss battles with 4-player tactics, grappling hooks, unique character abilities, engaging gunplay, and tons of loot. After completing missions and defeating huge bosses, players can unlock powerful new characters, gear, and upgrades.

Previously revealed under its codename Project Magnum, The first offspring is a free cooperative looter-shooter with high quality graphics built into Unreal Engine 5.

Nexon is eager to share more The first offspring at Gamescom Online in August – and for gamers eager to get a hands-on look at the looter-shooter, beta registrations are now available on the game Steam page.

The PC closed beta is expected to start this fall (2022.10.20 00:00 PDT ~ 2022.10.26 23:59 PDT).

Main characteristics:

  • Charming and Unique Characters: You can play different characters with distinct fighting concepts and styles. We plan to add various customizable items such as skins for each character to support character decoration.
  • Exciting battles and dynamic action using various skills and guns: Experience the thrilling battles of the first descendant consisting of various characters with unique skill sets, free moves and chain actions through grappling hooks, colorful guns and additional effects. With these, the player can create any fighting style they desire.
  • Battles with huge boss monsters through cooperative play: You can target huge boss monsters with different appearances and abilities through 4-player cooperative play. The different difficulties will stimulate your competitive spirit and you will be able to destroy or extract various parts of the huge bosses thanks to the 4-player cooperative play. By targeting the huge boss gimmicks, you will be able to experience more compact team play.
  • Motivation for play and growth: You can equip a character with 3 pistols, 4 secondary equipment and various sub-weapons. Of course, there will also be items to improve a character or their gun stats or add a new ability all together. A variety of gear is a necessary item for growth, and you can get them by completing story missions in the game or in world missions where cooperation is crucial and battles with huge bosses. We provide equipment so that you can develop the characters to play continuously through character growth and acquiring and combining the different equipment. Use it to challenge yourself with more difficult tasks and enjoy the thrill of clearing them.

The first offspring is in development for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC (Steam).

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