Verfasst: 25. April
With now more than 1330 hours in this awesome game, I decided to rework my old review.
As you can see from my played hours, this is my absolutely favourite game, and I really enjoy playing it.
But sadly it has some downsides:
The most annoying one is the immense amount of bags you have to carry on actually all the maps. There isn´t a single map where is no bag you could move. But, of course, you have some verry useful skills which helps you a lot to solve this issue.
The second problem is about the huge amount of DLC´s you can bye. Of course you don´t have to bye them all, but if you wont all the Achivments, you need to bye most of them. Waiting for a Steam Sale is a option, but not for me. Thats why I´m so poor. ;)
Last but not least, the desync. For me, as a guy who loves and enjoys stealthing, this is the biggest downside. Difficult stealth heists are hard to complete with other guys, even if they know how to do their job well. Guards or Cams spot them or another suspicous activity without they even notice it, just because the dedection of all stealth releated game mecanics is on the host side. I would appreciate it if OVERKILL would change this to client side.
But enough from the bad aspects. Let´s start with the great ones:
As I already mentioned I do enjoy stealthing. You gain a experience bonus for completing heists in stealth, which isn´t really hard, if you know how to play in a stealthy way and to use the game mechanics for your advantage.
But of course the game is mainly focused on the plan B. The loud option, where you kill the cops instead of avoiding them. Five different skill trees opens your options. You can choose between a slowly, tanky play style which allows you to cover a huge area, or the fast and furious play style with almost no armor but doge which is RNG based. With a little bit of luck you can survive for ever, or, if you are verry unlucky, die instantly.
While playing you´ll find a lot of eastereggs, not just to other games or filmes, but also to some great community members and groups. OVERKILL really listens to the community, and trys to implement their wishes. Thats why I love them.
There are many othere reasons why this game is my absolutely favourite one which you can´t explain to someone who don´t know it. So go ahead and bye it, or, if you aren´t sure if it is worth to invest your money in this game, download the test version of it. You´ll see, it is worth it.