Most of the
Worlds Adrift videos we’ve seen so far have focused on the â€œbigâ€ bits of the game: Magical airships blazing away at each other as they soar majestically through the sky, while players leap and swing between them and the floating islands they traverse. This new one is quite a bit calmer, and yet in many ways I think it’s actually better.
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It’s the opposite of epic in every way, as it follows a single character doing a bit of exploration on one of the game’s islands. But it looks fantastic—not photo-realistic or hyper-detailed, just really pretty—and suggests that proper attention is being paid to an aspect of the game that I think is very important but easy to overlook amidst the sound and fury of cannon fire and collisions. After all, what’s the point of exploring the floating remains of an ancient, shattered land if there’s nothing to see?