Maximum Games and Iron Galaxy Games upcoming game 'Extinction' is scheduled for a release in Q1 2018, and has now been confirmed by the developer to not be featuring any micro-transactions, to go with this announcement the publisher has released a video showcasing the games skills and mechanics.
From the above video we can see that players will have the option of a variety of different skills and traits each benefiting the main character in different ways overall giving the edge in battle. It is explained that the foes you are versing will sometimes require players to unlock these trains is in order for a successful kill to take place, this system of making players flee from some foes means that each combat encounter will be different and challenging.
In attempt to save humanity from these massive monsters players will not only be using their unlocked traits and abilities to their advantage they will also be using the environment around them as much as they can. Sprinting across roof tops and climbing trees will become the norm as strategy with placement of your character will be detrimental to survival.
Taken from the games website, is the description of the features the game will include.
DEEP STORY CAMPAIGN
Protect the human population across an abundant story campaign, rescuing as many civilians as possible and taking down brutal opponents.
DYNAMIC SIDE MISSIONS
Complete numerous side missions with various objectives, earning upgrades to aid you in your campaign.
Travel horizontally and vertically, perform wall runs, and use your whip as a vault to perform devastating air assaults. Master dynamic combat maneuvers to effectively traverse the giant beasts and expose their weak points, progressing along different skill trees to develop a path best suited to your playstyle.
Move freely around a fully destructible environment, and use objects throughout the world to your strategic advantage.
INNUMERABLE BATTLE SCENARIOS
Every battlefield is different from the last, ensuring a unique combat situation each time you play.
Create unique battlegrounds with varied objectives, and challenge players online to compete for the top score.
Fight off a continuous horde of assailants as wave after wave of ogres and their minions attack without respite.
Extinction is due for release on PC, Xbox One, and PS4 early next year.