SteamWorld Heist 2 shows off its gameplay proposition ahead of its release on Xbox Game Pass


The long-awaited release of SteamWorld Heist 2 is approaching, and development team Image & Form Games has given fans a new preview of what they can expect with this new installment in the form of a sequel. In a recent trailer, design lead Robert Olsén presents a detailed look at the gameplay, highlighting the key elements that will define the gameplay experience.

SteamWorld Heist 2 takes place in an action-packed turn-based combat world, featuring the brave Captain Leeway and his crew of Steambots on a series of missions. One of the most notable features is the free aiming system, which introduces a unique ricochet mechanic. Before opening fire, each shot must be carefully planned to make the most of bullets bouncing off the environment, adding an intriguing strategic element to combat.

SteamWorld Heist 2 will arrive on August 8 on PC, Xbox and Game Pass.

In addition, SteamWorld Heist 2 features an innovative job system that allows specific roles and skills to be assigned to each crew member. From snipers skilled in the use of laser sights to agile assailants armed with shotguns, players will have the freedom to customize their team to suit their preferred play style. With a variety of classes available, each with their own unique weapons and abilities, players will be able to create specialized builds and experiment with different strategies to meet any challenge.

The game also features a wide variety of enemies, from the formidable Royal Navy to the mysterious Rattlers, each with their own unique tactics and abilities. SteamWorld Heist 2 is scheduled for release on August 8 on multiple platforms, including Xbox Game Pass, and promises to deliver an exciting, action-packed gaming experience that will captivate fans of the series and new players alike.

SteamWorld Heist 2 will be available on August 8 on all platforms and PC via Steam, GOG and Epic Games Store. Also, with direct release on the Xbox Game Pass service. If you’re interested, keep an eye on the release schedule, as with its deep customization system and immersive narrative, this game is a must-have addition to any strategy and adventure game lover’s library.