Grounded’s Newest ‘Fully Yoked’ Update Goes Live

Posted on April 16, 2024 by Nick Moreno

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When it comes to consoles, platform exclusives are a selling point for most companies. But for Microsoft, this traditional business model is being experimented now with select games coming to more platforms. In total, there are a predetermined four titles now on the way to PlayStation & Nintendo consoles. However, it is pressed the list does not go beyond the confirmed games selected.

Among these titles, Obsidian Entertainment’s Grounded is enroute for new platforms. On Tuesday April 16th, the online experience is now making way for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 & PlayStation 5. Additionally, a recent with Limited Run Games confirms Grounded is to receive a physical release for both Xbox & PlayStation later this year.

The same day as its release, a new update for Grounded is to also arrive. The Fully Yoked Update brings more depth to the three ant colonies, New Game+, and the new ASL (Advanced System Library) to upgrade weapons beyond what was possible before. Of course, new achievements will go live alongside the promised implementation for crossplay across all systems.

“Each of the three ant colonies in Grounded now has a royal leader you can meet, the Ant Queen, who can be found deep within their respective hills. You will face a crucial decision with each queen: to befriend or betray her with a delectable offering. The path you choose determines not only the unique rewards you’ll receive but will also shape how the entire colony reacts to you. But tread carefully – some decisions have ripple effects that might not be immediately obvious…”

The blog post continue: “The New Game+ mode brings a thrilling twist to every corner of your backyard, heightening your gaming experience with unique challenges. Each playthrough morphs the backyard in astonishing ways, introducing a multitude of new system enhancements.

“Accessing this mode isn’t a walk in the yard – you’ll need to conquer the Broodmother, Mantis, Wasp Queen, and emerge victorious in the Javamatic fight. After defeating those bosses, players can choose to leap into an alternate dimension courtesy of Wendell’s new creation, the REMIX.R. Expect different creature spawns, tougher bosses, and a host of eerie anomalies and hidden secrets in these otherworldly dimensions.”

What has you excited for the newest Grounded update?

Grounded is out now for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

Source: Obsidian Entertainment

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