Just Cause 4 announced for PS4, Xbox One, and PC

Play Rico's latest adventure on December 4.

Just Cause 4

Square Enix announced Just Cause 4 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC during Microsoft’s E3 2018 press conference. It will launch on December 4.

Here is an overview of the game, via Square Enix:

Set in the fictional South American world of Solis, Just Cause 4 takes the series incredible destruction and unique physics to a whole new level with the introduction of tornadoes and other Extreme Weather events. Just Cause 4 has four distinct biomes: Rainforest, Grasslands, Alpine & Desert. With each biome offering its own individual, fully simulated weather event, players will have a truly unique experience as they traverse this deep, diverse world.

Rico Rodriguez returns in Just Cause 4 with his trademark parachute, wingsuit and, of course his grapple hook, now enhanced with new functionality and fully customisable. Making it the most powerful and creative tool the player has ever had.

“We’ve taken everything that players loved from our previous games and with brand new features, enhanced physics and core gameplay improvements, we’ve created the most ambitious Just Cause experience to date,” said Francesco Antolini, Game Director at Avalanche Studios. “The introduction of Extreme Weather is a complete game changer – players will not have seen anything like this in a videogame. We have created fully physicalized tornadoes, blizzards, sandstorms and torrential downpours which affect gameplay in a very real way. All of this is now possible thanks to our brand new Apex engine.”

The new Apex engine underpins everything in Just Cause 4. It delivers the most interactive, extreme weather simulations ever seen in a videogame, complimented by incredible visuals, unparalleled physics and endless creative possibilities.

Just Cause 4 will be available in standard, Digital Deluxe, and Gold Editions. Here is an overview of each:

Standard Edition

  • A copy of Just Cause 4 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or PC

Digital Deluxe Edition

  • A copy of Just Cause 4 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or PC
  • 24 hour early access
  • Black Hand Prototype Weaponized Wingsuit
  • Black Hand Stealth Micro Jet

Gold Edition

  • A copy of Just Cause 4 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or PC
  • 24 hour early access
  • Expansion Pass (Daredevils, Demons, and Danger)
  • Golden Gear Pack
  • Black Hand Prototype Weaponized Wingsuit
  • Black Hand Stealth Micro Jet

Additionally, Square Enix has announced plans to live stream Just Cause 4 video premieres with famous YouTubers, gameplay, and deep-dive developer interviews on Twitch during E3 2018 from June 12 to 14. Here is the full schedule:

June 12

  • 1:00 p.m. – Show Opening
  • 1:15 p.m. – The World of Solis Reveal
  • 1:25 p.m. – Force of Nature Reveal
  • 1:45 p.m. – Nerdcubed Plays Just Cause 4
  • 2:30 p.m. – Franchise Creator Interview
  • 3:30 pm. – Jelly Plays Just Cause 4
  • 4:00 p.m. – Achievement Hunter Plays Just Cause 4
  • 4:45 p.m. – Grappling Hook Reveal
  • 5:15 p.m. – Community Takeover

June 13

  • 10:10 a.m. – Show Opening
  • 10:30 a.m. – Ali-A Plays Just Cause 4
  • 11:00 a.m. – Gabriela and the Black Hand Reveal
  • 12:00 p.m. – Smosh Games Plays Just Cause 4
  • 12:30 p.m. – Redefining Rico
  • 2:00 p.m. – Apex Power Reveal
  • 2:30 p.m. – Slogoman Plays Just Cause 4
  • 3:00 p.m. – Creating Worlds reveal
  • 3:30 p.m. – Jacksepticeye Plays Just Cause 4
  • 4:00 p.m. – Armanni Reign Interview
  • 4:30 p.m. – Community Takeover

June 14

  • 10:00 a.m. – Show Opening
  • 10:30 a.m. – Kwebbelkop Plays Just Cause 4
  • 11:00 a.m. – Sandbox Playtime Reveal
  • 11:30 a.m. – All About the Narrative Reveal
  • 1:00 p.m. – MessYourself Plays Just Cause 4
  • 1:30 p.m. – New Possibilities Reveal
  • 2:00 p.m – Community Takeover

Watch the announcement trailer and E3 2018 live stream teaser below. View the first screenshots at the gallery. Visit the official website here.


E3 2018 Live Stream Teaser

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