Among Us has been a massive hit suddenly, from a casual game released in 2018 with a few thousand players to becoming the most viral game of 2020, it has come a long way. The game got famous so quickly that the developers have announced many new features that they will be bringing to Among Us in the coming days.
However, the fact is that only a couple of feature has been officially announced. There are a lot of things that are still sitting backstage. In this post, we share with you such 9 Upcoming Features Coming to Among Us in 2021.
1. Hide and Seek Mode
Innersloth is secretly working on a Hide and Seek Mode for Among Us. According to the leaks, the hide and seek mode has been already in development for around one month. The developers made this decision seeing the massive popularity of Hide and Seek mode in the custom lobbies of the game.
2. Guardian Angel
Dying first and having to play as a ghost is the most annoying and boring thing in Among Us. Thus, the developers are looking for ways to involve the ghosts in the game. On one of the Twitch Live streams, one of the game developers went ahead and spoke about bringing the ‘Guardian angel‘ feature in the game.
However, what exactly will this feature will do is still unknown. Speculations are that once a crewmate dies, he will be assigned a guardian angel role, and he can protect crewmates from getting murdered or help them.
3. New Map
Are you tired of playing in all the three available maps in Among Us? then don’t worry because Innersloth has officially announced that they are working on a henry stickman theme-based map, which is going to be even bigger then polus.
As of now, no official release date for this new map has been announced by the developers, but it is expected to release sometime in January or February 2021.
4. In-Game Voice Chat
Tired of typing? Well, players do use discord. But that is not an option in a random lobby. So Innersloth has announced that they are working on an In-Game voice chat system which will make everyone’s life easy.
It will be optimized for the game, which means it will have a feature such as Auto Mute, so that when the Impostor Kill the dying crewmate’s don’t ruin the game for everyone.
5. Account System
The account system is finally coming to Among Us, and the Innersloth studios have also officially confirmed it. It is something that everyone has been asking since day 1 – the ability to make an account. Account systems mean that your progress would be saved, you can easily switch between PC and Mobile, you could add friends and invite them to lobby, report hackers, etc.
What’s more good news for Among Us fans is that Account System will be added to the game in December 2020 itself; you won’t have to wait until 2021.
6. Reporting System
With the introduction of the Account System, players will get the ability to report the hackers. Thus, hackers will be banned, and everyone will have a peaceful life. But what’s more to this feature is that players can also report the players that are cheating by using discord.
7. Maximum Player Limit Increase
When Among Us became suddenly popular in august, the developers instantly announced a sequel of the game. Which just after a month and a half, they canceled. The developers said they would be bringing everything they planned for the sequel to the current game itself. One such thing is that the maximum number of players will be increased to 15 in a lobby.
Other than this, there are rumors that with an increase in the number of players, the developers will be adding more roles in the game. This means the game will not just be limited to Impostor vs. Crewmate, but more new roles such as detective, etc. will be added.
8. More Colors
With the increase in the number of players, more new colors will come to the game. Some of the leaked colors as of now are Maroon, Gold, etc.
9. Among Us on PS5
With the next-gen consoles out now, it makes a lot of us want to know whether Among Us will be making its way to the console or not. According to the leaks, it could actually be coming to PlayStation 5 and Xbox series X. No, it’s not just speculation; in one of the live-streams, the developers said they are talking about this internally, and there are quite good chances of it to actually happen.
So that concludes all the upcoming new features of Among Us that will be making its way to the game in early 2021. Which one are you most excited about? Do let us know in the comments section below.