Avalanche Studios and Square Enix have released the “Choose Your Own Chaos” trailer that was shown on the show floor at this year’s E3.
The trailer is interactive, allowing you to choose the outcome at certain key junctures. Game director Roland Lesterlin provides commentary throughout, explaining some of the gameplay possibilities and features.
The trailer starts with Rico free falling over the island chain of Medici, spread out across 400 square miles and fully explorable. Medici has been taken over by evil dictator General Di Ravello (yes, another dictator). Unsurprisingly, it’s Rico’s job to save the day and topple Di Ravello’s regime and, this being Just Cause, you do that by causing plenty of destruction.
The first choice you need to make in the interactive trailer is how you want to approach tearing down a statue of the General. Launching a car at it might be fun, but using Rico’s new multi-tethers enables him to cause the statue to effectively destroy itself, forcing its outstretched arm into the rest of the statue and causing it to come crashing down.
One of the most entertaining features of Just Cause 2 was Rico’s grapple. In Just Cause 3 it’s received an upgrade, allowing you to get around faster than ever and cause even more mayhem.
Alongside the upgraded grappel, Rico’s traversal options are boosted by his new wingsuit. Grappelling into the air, unfolding your suit and then using your parachute to control your descent means that you might never need to hijack one of the many vehicles in the game. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t, and with over 80 vehicles to choose from (including jets, of course) and a refined driving model, there’s no shortage of options at your disposal when it comes to reaching your destination.
Check out the trailer to see for yourself how Avalanche is evolving the series. Just Cause 3 will be released on December 1 for PS4, Xbox One and PC.