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Hood: Outlaws & Legends is available from today as part of the April PlayStation Plus lineup. After today’s free update, no outlaw will be left behind, with full cross-platform invites allowing players to band together before heists across all platforms. Additionally, Season 3: Ostara Battle Pass brings over a hundred new epic cosmetics to bolster the already vast collection of outfits, weapon skins, and banners, giving each player the power to decide which appearance of his legend.

This is the perfect opportunity to band up with your team of outlaws and try your hand at Hood’s nerve-wracking multiplayer action. If you’re new to the game, here’s everything you need to know.

Hood: Outlaws & Legends is a medieval multiplayer heist game released in 2021. Faced with a ruthless and out-of-control state, rival gangs clash in daring heists to hit the rich where it hurts and earn money. influence with an oppressed people. Folk hero or gold-hungry outlaw, only the best will come out on top with hard-earned riches. Assemble your team of four players, execute fierce heists in different PvP, PvE and hybrid modes, infiltrate vast medieval environments to find treasure and extract it.

Choose your character from five unique classes based on your preferred playstyle or what best suits your team’s strategy. In this game where co-op is key, your team composition can suit a long-range stealth approach, brutal melee combat, or a more balanced cookie-cutter approach. Assemble your team and jump into one of the available modes ranging from co-op PvE State Heist where you face off against alert and dangerous AI guards, to PvPvE Heist or Gold Rush modes.

In Heist, Hood’s standard PvPvE mode, outsmart or overpower an opposing team of 4 outlaws to find, steal and extract heavily guarded riches. Stealth will be your greatest friend as you locate the dreaded state sheriff who holds the key to the safe and steal it from him. Then prepare to be chased by guards and the enemy team as you do your best to extract loot using one of the winches at the many extraction points across the map.

In Gold Rush, your team must bring a certain amount of gold to one of their controlled spawn points before your opponents. But be careful, carrying too much gold will weigh you down and slow you down, so make sure you secure it regularly or that you move as a team in case the rival gang ambushes you along the way. Blood will be shed. Wealth will be stolen. Legends will be reborn!

Between heists, visit the hideout to spend some of your stolen fortune. Giving money back to people will increase the range of items available to you. Upgrade, modify and refine your characters’ skills with a range of perks, or further customize your heroes with a range of new weapon and costume skins. Each of the characters has access to unique perks that can drastically affect their playstyle, feel free to experiment.

Hood is available on PS5 and PS4 and features both cross-gen and crossplay matchmaking to make it easy to play with your friends on any platform. PS5 gamers can enjoy a variety of features such as thrilling 4K/60FPS visuals and highly responsive haptic feedback. Feel every tug of the bowstring change subtly with your stamina level, every touch, and every slide, run or fall on the different surfaces. In a game where accuracy is key, every piece of information is valuable.

Since the game launched in 2021, tons of content has been added in the form of new maps like Mountain, new modes, and two Seasons. Season 1: Samhain, brought a new sword-wielding outlaw called Eidaa, who is deadly in hand-to-hand combat. Season 2: Yule introduced Gold Rush mode. And today, to coincide with the launch of the game on PlayStation Plus, we are releasing Season 3: Ostara. Get a taste of what to expect in the brand new trailer which you can watch below:

Season 3 comes with a new Battle Pass brimming with content to pull off your heists in style and, like previous seasons, some balance tweaks as we continue to iterate on Hood with feedback from our wonderful community of outlaw. Even better, additional game content from all three seasons, as well as a large amount of cosmetics, are included in the game’s base package.

Are you ready to become legends?