Christmas came early as InnerSloth announces the arrival of Among Us on PlayStation and Xbox this month. The digital version of the hit social deduction game is slated for a December 14 release on both platforms, while the physical version does not come out until early next year. This move is expected to attract a new wave of players for the killer game, which has been seeing a slight decline in popularity.
– a tiiiny peek at something ✨new✨ at #TheGameAwards tomorrow (not map) (i know everyone wants map peek pls i do not have)
– xbox and playstation versions dropping next week!! dec 14!!!! aaaAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA pic.twitter.com/KcZgsZ8Rzr
— Among Us ⭐️ Roles & Cosmicubes update OUT NOW! (@AmongUsGame) December 8, 2021
Among Us will release on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. For Xbox users, it will be available on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox Game Pass for Console.
The clamor for an Among Us PlayStation and Xbox versions started in early 2020 when the game was resurrected at the onset of the pandemic. It already has a PC version available via Steam.
Prices and Special Perks
Unlike its mobile version, Among Us won’t be free on PlayStation and Microsoft Store. It will cost $5 just like it does on Steam.
Despite the price, it will still feature the gameplay we all fell in love with. You know the drill, you will work with your teammates to find the impostor in your midst or be the killer that will eliminate the entire crew. Crossplay will also be available on Among Us PlayStation and Xbox versions, which means you can team up with players on mobile and PC. But, PlayStation is more special, thanks to exclusive themed cosmetics.
Among Us Physical Editions
Physical editions of the game will also come out globally on different dates. Here is the schedule:
Crewmate Edition: UK and Europe (December 14), Japan and South Korea (December 16), US, Canada, and Latin America (January 11)
The Impostor Edition and Ejected Edition: Spring 2022
Those who want to get the Among Us physical edition early can pre-order through the Maximum Games store.
About Among Us
Among Us is a 2018 indie murder mystery game that employs the social deduction mechanic. It dramatically rose to fame in 2020, which prompted many changes in the game such as additional modes to play and cosmetics for the spacemen. Not long ago, Among Us dropped a major update that included new roles and cosmicubes. Plans for cross-progression on different platforms have already been announced, a feature that is proven to bring longevity to video games.