New screenshots for the sequel to the 2013 Tomb Raider have been unveiled along with details about the game’s features.
Rise of the Tomb Raider is set following the events of Tomb Raider and follows Lara Croft as she must use her survival skills, learn to trust new friends, and ultimately accept her destiny as the Tomb Raider.
Lara will also travel across the world, visiting locations filled with exploration spaces.
Camilla Luddington, who portrayed Croft in Tomb Raider, will reprise her role whilst Rhianna Pratchett will also return as the writer.
Some of the game’s features include Lara’s ability to hunt animals to craft weapons, scale trees, and dive underwater to avoid or takedown enemies. Players can also configure Lara’s gear, weapons, and ammo to fit their style.
“Bigger and better than ever” tombs, littered with deadly traps, will be featured in the game for players to explore and solve dramatic environmental puzzles, and decipher ancient texts to reveal crypts.
Rise of the Tomb Raider will launch exclusively on Xbox One on November 13th.
The exclusivity has caused enormous controversy since it was first announced last year.
When news broke of the title’s exclusivity, fans took to social media with many blasting the decision, some even citing the game’s birth on PlayStation.
Crystal Dynamics’ Head of Studios, Darrell Gallagher, took to Tumblrshortly after to defend the decision.
A few days later, Xbox head Phil Spencer revealed that the exclusivity was actually a timed exclusive but refused to reveal how long for.
The President of Sony Worldwide Studios later said he “hopes” the title will eventually come to PlayStation 4.
The new screenshots are available below.