Issue #4: Big Trouble in the Big Apple is the fourth major content update for The Secret World since the game launched just four months ago, introducing an impressive assortment of new content and gameplay mechanics for players to discover.
Funcom has also shared with us a brand new lengthy (over 6 minutes) preview video, narrated by Game Director Joel Bylos, providing a unique look at what is coming in this massive update:
Here are some of the additions in ‘Issue #4: Big Trouble in the Big Apple’:
The Manhattan Exclusion Zone – the game’s very first raid set in the middle of a devastated Times Square, offering a massive challenge for groups of 10 players.
The Albion Theater – in this London theater venue, players can put on their own stage plays, control everything from props to lighting, and invite others to sit in the audience.
The Chainsaw – a brand new and extremely powerful auxiliary weapon that opens up several new abilities for players to acquire.
Reticule Combat – a new, optional combat mode that allows you to use your mouse pointer to aim for targets.
Massive PvP Enhancements – this update revitalizes parts of the player vs. player gameplay, particularly the large-scale secret society warfare in Fusang.
‘Issue #4: Big Trouble in the Big Apple’ is set to go live this November.