The Finals is only around a month old at this point, but the team at Embark Studios has continued to push out updates since launch. Last week the team re-worked the game's aim assist mechanics, and now they're back with a more substantial update - featuring a new game mode! The Finals update 1.5 ad
Both Xbox consoles perform really well!
The Finals surprise launched on Xbox at last year's The Game Awards show, bringing destruction-laden first-person shooting to Xbox Series X and S. Those destruction physics are one of the most unique aspects of this free-to-play title, and the tech team at Digital Foundry has now taken a look at how it all...
Here are the full patch notes
Less than a month after becoming the "Top Free Game" on Xbox following its surprise launch at The Game Awards, The Finals just got a brand-new update that completely reworks the aim assist on Xbox. According to the team, an "in-depth review" of the game's aiming mechanics has taken place in the last month-or-so to...
What do you think of it so far?
Is it us, or does it feel like The Game Awards was forever ago?! It's actually only been a couple of weeks since the big event, during which we were treated to a free shadow drop in the form of the new first-person shooter, The Finals. Ever since then, the game has continued to prove popular on the
The full game is out now!
About a month ago we were only talking about The Finals' super-successful open beta and now the game has just shadow dropped out of nowhere! Yep, as revealed during The Game Awards 2023, The Finals is out now on Xbox and it's completely free-to-play.
"An unforgettable week for us"
The Finals' open beta has now officially wrapped up, and it looks like it's been a very successful week or so for the team at Embark Studios. After a bumpy first day or two while the team smoothed over some launch issues, the open beta managed to bring in 7.5 million players while it was live on Xbox, PlayStation and...
"Making games without actors isn't an end goal"
Embark Studios' new arena-battle FPS The Finals has been getting a lot of attention recently, but it's not all good news. During a recent podcast, the game's audio designers Carl Strandberg and Andreas Almström mentioned how AI and text-to-speech were used on commentary and other vocalisations in the...
The Finals has been firmly on our FPS radar ever since we learnt that some of the masterminds behind the Battlefield series are at the helm, and we're in luck, because Xbox players are being treated to a free open beta for the game this week. As announced during
The game's beta is hitting big right now
Competitive shooter The Finals has been the talk of the FPS town this week, as the game's new playtest has become available on PC through March 21st. As of now, the test isn't available on console just yet, but, will the full game launch on Xbox? Is The Finals Coming To Xbox?: The short answer is that yes,...
The game was teased last month
Okay, so, this one's blasted onto our radar out of absolutely nowhere! 'The Finals' is an upcoming free-to-play shooter from Swedish developer Embark Studios, who's also hard at work on the promising-looking Arc Raiders. The team is comprised of ex-Battlefield devs among others, and going off this trailer, you can...