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Among Us releases for PlayStation and Xbox consoles in December

It’s taken a while, but it’s finally coming. On December 14, Among Us will be released for PS4, PS5, Xbox consoles and Xbox Game Pass. The release comes with all previous content and on PlayStation consoles you will net a Ratchet & Clank cosmetic. While the game releasing on these consoles is good news itself, there’s even better news: the game allows for crossplay between systems so everyone can play together. And 4-15 player lobbies are supported with online multiplayer. Among Us is an online multiplayer social deduction game developed by Innersloth, and it was originally released on iOS and…

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Epic finally admits Fortnite’s Imposters mode was inspired by Among Us

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Fortnite’s Impostors mode was indeed inspired by the popular indie game Among Us, the game’s official Twitter account has admitted. The initial tweet brought to attention the fact Fortnite’s mode now contains a new Role Bias feature which allows you to decide between being an Impostor or Agent when playing Public and Private matches. The most recent update, v18.20, also added an Impostors playlist with open Voice Chat. In today’s tweet, Epic said the mode was “inspired by the hit…

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Among Us developer disappointed there was no collaboration with Epic on Fortnite Impostors mode

Fortnite‘s new Among Us-inspired mode, Impostors, went live, and staff at InnerSloth lament that Epic never asked the studio to work on a collaboration.Fortnite Impostors is suspiciously similar to the smash-hit indie game that took the world by storm last year, Among Us. In both Fortnite’s new mode and InnerSloth’s international hit, teams of players work together to either eliminate everyone else or work out who’s lying.The similarities – and the fact Epic opted to ride on the back of Among Us’ success without input from the team at InnerSloth – haven’t gone down particularly well with the staff at…

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Among Us Developers Say They ‘Burnt Out’ After Twitch Success

It’s weird to think about, but there was a time less than a year ago when Among Us wasn’t a household name. When it first launched in 2018, it wasn’t a failure, exactly, but it seemed destined to live out its days as quietly as a good imposter—except without the killing. Then, last summer, it blew up thanks to a small handful of popular Twitch streamers, who then spread it to every other popular Twitch streamer. Suddenly, all eyes were on Among Us’ then-three-person development team.

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Among Us is free this week on the Epic Games Store

By Stephany Nunneley 27 May 2021 16:55 GMT Your next freebie on the Epic Games Store is live.The popular game will usually run you $4.99, Among Us is free for the next week through the Epic Games Store.Watch on YouTubeIf you have never played the game, in it, you play with 4-10 players online or via local WiFi as you attempt to prepare your spaceship for departure. However, there could be one or more random players among the Crew that is an Impostor set on killing everyone.Here’s more: Life as a Crewmate: Complete all your tasks on the ship to win,…

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Among Us has launched its big airship map and account system

Imposter simulator Among Us has just pressed the big launch button on its new airship map. The new playground for sneaky assassinations has its own new chores to complete and shortcuts to memorize. Along with the new map, the big update also brings the account system Innersloth have been working on which allows reporting other users for their bad behavior. Worse behavior than crew murder, that is. They’ve given a rundown on both today with the map’s launch. Read more

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Among Us has introduced a quick chat option

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 6 March 2021 17:19 GMT Innersloth has introduced a quick chat option to Among Us. The new quick chat option for Among Us allows players to communicate easier, using a wheel.This brings the game up to version 2021.2.21.According to the developers, the wheel is not only easier, but a faster and safer option to play if you’re using text chat.The team also promised form information on the next update is coming soon, and that the “ball is rolling” on it.Also, it is aware of a glitch occurring with lobbies and games on some platforms. Innersloth is working…

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Here’s why Among Us updates are taking so long

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 20 January 2021 11:55 GMT Spoiler: the small team that made it couldn’t keep up with the multiplayer game’s sudden success.Developer Innersloth has given some insight into why updates for Among Us are taking a while.In a post on, the studio said that the surprise success of the multiplayer title in 2020 meant that it had to fundamentally change how it did things behind the scenes, as well as having to hire in a number of new staff to help out.“Not to dive into too much organizational stuff, but not only did we need to…

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Among Us coming to Xbox consoles in 2021

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 20 December 2020 17:41 GMT Among Us has launched on Xbox Game Pass for PC and is coming to Xbox Game Pass on consoles in 2021.Among Us is coming to Xbox next year, the platform holder announced in a post over on the Xbox blog.If you are an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscriber, you can access Among Us on PC right now – although console players are going to have to wait until the game launches in 2021.Following the announcement via the Xbox channels, Innersloth made its own announcement, too. We don’t have any idea specifically when…

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You can now play Among Us with your Switch-owning friends

Multiplayer imposter-hunting game Among Us now has a Nintendo Switch version, I say on this here PC gaming website. What’s that matter to you lot? Well, it’s got cross-platform multiplayer so you PC-owning folks can play with your Switch-having pals. It’s a nice pre-holiday surprise for those of us wondering what we can pick up to share with our friends while we stay separated through the winter. (more…)