Just Cause 4: Force of Nature [ESRB]

July 26, 2019

over here we've got our rendering teams they're a big part of that Wolffe Eckstein was over here back in sound and then the gameplay content or swordmaker can work together so even before we started working on Just Cause 4 we did like to refer to Rico as a force of nature what's the one thing that can go up against the force of nature it's another force of nature nature is probably the the biggest friend and biggest enemy can have it just sort of changes the game he can't fight it with bullets he can't fight it with explosions it completely changes how the enemies and the AI have to react to it it completely changes how a helicopter can fly through it so yeah you go to read those sand storms a torrential rain these are all things that the Just Cause 3 is avalanche engine you just couldn't do taking that functionality around weather tied game play around with this something that I dreamt up for over a decade how do you code for something like that well we look at real world events look at the aerodynamics of objects and we actually compute them and try to figure out how can we make it look realistic but also still be fun we actually have a proper simulation system that takes into account you me today wind currents air pressure and this is reflected in the shape of the clouds that this time around the real clouds they have a volume so you can actually feel like you're touching them and going right through these particles and clouds we have the tornado when that goes through space it's just decimating anything in its path from huge bridges to incredible glass domes the lightning it actually finds the highest point of the highest dinging in there and we'll strike it so that if you're just doing smoothing around that they may hinder you but if you strategically glide around and make sure those lightning strikes actually hit your enemies then you are playing just gospel big portion of some of our research and study is to figure out how to not only make it look good just being a rainstorm how to actually form a rainstorm we're not talking about set-piece scripted events that occur like in a boss fight or something this is in the world when they interact with it is in completely systemic just like anything else it works with the physics it works with the tool set of Rico even when a tornado forms it actually forms around the clouds and connects with the clouds and can you see that from the distance or is it more along the lines of it suddenly appears you can see as far as you can which is in our game is almost infinite really cool to say oh there's a tornado there I want to go there which is we give you full control once you learn how they work you can use them for example by throwing a black env you got up into the sky and then enjoy a lightning strike it use your customizable grapple hook to attach an air lifter to an enemy and then watch them float up in the air you could even kind of surf the tornado itself and their point is that is not just about two visuals it's not just about atmosphere extreme weather for just cause war is not just a new fun thing for the player to play with this is not the first time anyone's ever seen a point of a video game this is the first time that you could open a wingsuit and fly into point


  • Reply no name July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    if any of the guys asked the chobot girl to repeat the last 2 seconds of what they just said, she wouldn't even be able to tell what is the name of the game they are talking about…
    talk about extreme absolute uselessness …

    people still don't understand why she quit the video industry.

    question : who has never felt like slapping that journalist bitch in the mass effect 3 game…? i had to reload a different save file, and chose not to invite her to the Normandy ship… i couldn't stand her presence, her persona and her dialogs.

  • Reply Michael Marais July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    I see they have tornados, but what happened to them adding avalanches?

  • Reply Michelle Duberry July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    please dont be lying to beCAUSE im hyped for this

  • Reply Surreal Supercell July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    Im curious to how the weather works. Do thunderstorms in the desert form up under certain conditions and then can give rise to a sandstorm (which is a common method of sandstorm creation). Do supercelluar thunderstorms form, leading to the formation of the tornado. Or do they just "pop" out nowhere like any other weather system. Can you actually witness a cumulus field form into a thunderstorm? Or is it just like every other game?

  • Reply 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    Everyone is asking for destructible buildings, even though this would take a metric fuck ton of processing power. “But red faction could do it!” Yes, but only with small and boring buildings (though there were some larger structures). Adding dozens of detailed and destructible skyscrapers to an already massive and detailed world would absolutely KILL performance.

  • Reply Muhd Hisham July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    I hope they improvise the driving mechanism in the game.i like racing games btw

  • Reply Lucia July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    the tags have Just Cause mispelled.

  • Reply Maxus CRANGERT July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm


  • Reply Fabian Laboy July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    Why did they put hurricane maria as an example ;-;

  • Reply XxMarkitosxX July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    Add a multiplayer and that's it

  • Reply Mikey G July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    YES. Bigger cities. More landmarks. More interiors. More interactive easter eggs. More vehicles. More gadgets. Better and longer story.
    And please.. multiplayer? ._.
    That would be a dream of a game!

  • Reply Ahmad Hussain Taha July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    Jc3 was not having a big story and having less missions so jc4 should be better than jc3 which means more missions big story etc

  • Reply don Juan July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    Yes another enhanced tittle for my xb1 x

  • Reply Endi July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    tsunamis pls

  • Reply Ahmad Hussain Taha July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    Should be a big story

  • Reply jake godfrey July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    This game looking ducking mad

  • Reply DvS July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    if there ever will be a just cause 5: please focus on making everything destructible. its pretty disappointing to see that, again, you can only destroy bridges, red-marked things in enemy bases and cars…

  • Reply Erick July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    Tornado? Wont stop me!!!!

  • Reply keko July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    And people still get excited over fortnite…

  • Reply Herra Tuntematon04 July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    HYPE 4.12

  • Reply gunz2233 July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    Tornado surfing. Yes please.

  • Reply CrispinCreations July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    I wonder how the rebel drop kind of system will work

  • Reply Doktor Waffel July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    I really hope Just Cause 4 won't be as empty as Just Cause 3 was.

  • Reply Sam Muir July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm

    sooooo exciteddd

  • Reply Meme Lord July 26, 2019 at 12:16 pm


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