A Comprehensive Q&A Guide for 2023’s Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon
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Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon is the latest entry in the long-standing Armored Core series. This comprehensive Q&A aims to answer the most frequently asked questions about the game, serving as a knowledge base for fans and newcomers alike.
When is the release date for Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon?
Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon is set to launch on 25th August 2023.
When can I pre-order the game?
The game can be pre-ordered now.
Is there a pre-order or launch edition, and what is the pre-order or launch edition content?
Yes, there is a pre-order available. If you pre-order now, you will receive the following bonus content: MELANDER C3 G13 Special Customisation “TENDERFOOT”, MELANDER C3 parts set (early unlock), Emblem (early unlock), and Exclusive AC Decal. The Deluxe Edition includes the full game, an exclusive digital artbook, and the original soundtrack.
What type of game is Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon?
Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon is an action game. It combines FromSoftware’s longstanding expertise in mech games with their signature action gameplay. Players will assemble their mech from a wide variety of parts and weaponry to soar freely through mission locales that redefine three-dimensional mobility.
What is the setting for Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon?
Armored Core VI takes place on the planet Rubicon, where a powerful energy source called “Coral” has been discovered. The planet is filled with contrasts, with hollowed-out industrial ruins smouldering beneath a shiny shell of state-of-the-art mining constructs encasing the planet.
What is the story of Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon?
The story takes place on the planet Rubicon, where a powerful energy source called “Coral” has been discovered. This energy source is extremely volatile and has already caused a massive disaster that nearly turned all of Rubicon to ash many years prior. Despite this, futuristic megacorps continue to war for it to this day.
Are there multiple endings in Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon?
Yes, there will be multiple endings to Armored Core VI’s narrative, with new paths opening up on subsequent playthroughs, giving players plenty of incentive to explore the world and story thoroughly.
How long is the game in terms of hours to complete the single-player campaign?
Specific information about the length of the single-player mode for Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon is currently unavailable.
What is the gameplay like in Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon?
In Armored Core VI, you play an augmented mercenary piloting a huge, customisable mech. The game features high-speed mech combat with the ability to switch between long-range gunfighting and close-range melee. The game also introduces a new feature called Assault Boost, which allows for instantaneous bursts of speed and sudden changes of tempo in combat.
What new features does Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon introduce?
One of the biggest new features in Armored Core VI is the Assault Boost, which allows for an instantaneous switch between long-range gunfighting and close-range melee. Another addition to the series’ combat is a “stagger” element: if a mech takes too many hits over a short period of time, its Attitude Control System will be overloaded, making it vulnerable for a short time.
Can you customise your mech in Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon?
Yes, customisation is a key part of the Armored Core experience. You have access to an assortment of parts to upgrade and fine-tune the power of your mech. Four slots for holding weaponry—one in each hand and two on the back—give you a lot of space to experiment with custom loadouts.
What is the Arena in Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon?
The Arena is a mode where you can fight a series of battles against a wide array of specially customised mechs. It returns in Armored Core VI as a “combat aptitude evaluation program” or simulated training exercise.
Is the game multiplayer? Or is the game single-player only?
The game supports both single-player and multiplayer modes.
Will Armored Core 6 Fires of Rubicon be Crossplay?
Specific information about cross-platform multiplayer for Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon is currently unavailable. So, assume there is not.
What is the age rating for the game?
The game has references to drugs, language, violence, and user interaction. Armored Core VI Fires of Rubicon has been given a PEGI rating of 12.
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