The Precinct: Gameplay Explainer

A Day in Averno City: The Precinct Unveils Captivating Trailer Highlighting Immersive Gameplay

Leamington Spa, UK – May 21, 2024 – Leading UK games publisher Kwalee and UK based studio, Fallen Tree Games, are pleased to unveil the highly anticipated trailer for their latest creation, “The Precinct.” Combining the intricacy of police simulation with the adrenaline rush of sandbox action, “The Precinct” promises to flip the genre on its head.

Titled “A Day in Averno City,” the newly released trailer provides an enthralling glimpse into the immersive experience awaiting players. Narrated by Lewis Boadle, Art Director at Fallen Tree Games, the trailer showcases the daily routine of a beat cop navigating the bustling streets of Averno City. With meticulous attention to detail, Boadle walks viewers through the game’s patrol mechanics, offering a tantalising taste of what awaits within this dynamic world.

“The Precinct” sets itself apart by seamlessly blending the nuances of police procedural with the excitement of open-world exploration. Players will step into the shoes of law enforcement officers tasked with maintaining order in Averno City, a sprawling metropolis teeming with life and intrigue. From routine traffic stops to high-stakes criminal investigations, every decision made will shape the fate of the city and its inhabitants.

Ade Lovell Lawton, Head of Marketing at Kwalee Gaming, shared his enthusiasm for “The Precinct,” stating, “Fallen Tree Games poured their hearts and souls into creating an experience that captures the essence of both police simulation and sandbox spectacle. ‘A Day in Averno City’ offers just a glimpse of the rich tapestry of gameplay awaiting players, and we can’t wait for them to dive in and experience it for themselves.”

Wishlist the game on Steam and the Epic Games Store

The Precinct is coming to PC via Steam and Epic Games Store, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S in 2024

About The Precinct 

You are Officer Nick Cordell Jr. As a rookie beat cop fresh out of the Academy, you’re on the front line of defence for Averno’s citizens. Dive into a world of thrilling car chases, procedurally-generated crimes, and a healthy dose of 1980s noir as you protect the populace and solve the mystery of your father’s murder in the line of duty.

Take to the Streets 

A love letter to classic cop movies, The Precinct combines police sim detail with action sandbox spectacle. Patrol the streets and respond to callouts to fight criminals petty and powerful. Choose your own tactics in thrilling chases and shootouts. Feel the shifting power struggles of Averno’s gangs in a living city full of procedurally generated crimes, from parking infractions to bank heists, street racing to drug deals.

Hot Pursuit 

Speed through the city in intense car and helicopter chases and pursue your mark through twisting alleyways before bringing them to justice. There’s no need to be a lone wolf: You’ve got Averno’s Finest backing you up, with an in-depth support system that allows you to call in squad cars, roadblocks, spike strips, and more.

A Sleepless City 

Explore the ever-shifting criminal underbelly of Averno City. Deal with yuppies, bums, street vendors and furious taxi drivers from the Projects to the Financial District. Chase perps through neon-lit alleys, rain-soaked streets, and grand, decaying parklands, all subject to a day/night cycle and dynamic weather. This is the 1980s East Coast in all its neon-noir glory.

About Kwalee

Kwalee is a multi-award-winning games publisher and developer based in Leamington Spa, UK, and has published a growing catalogue of PC and console titles including Eternal Hope, Scathe, Wildmender and ROBOBEAT along with upcoming titles The Precinct, The Spirit of the Samurai, Voidwrought and Hordes of Hunger.

Founded by games industry icon and Codemasters co-founder David Darling CBE, who leads a fast-growing team of global gaming experts with studios in the UK, India, China and Portugal along with remote team members all over the world, Kwalee is on the lookout for high-quality games to publish on all platforms and encourages developers to get in touch.

Officially recognised as ‘Best Publisher’ (Mobile Games Awards 2022) and ‘Best Large Studio’ (TIGA Awards 2021), Kwalee is also an ambassador of not-for-profit organisation Women in Games and a regular supporter of the charity SpecialEffect.

About Fallen Tree Games

Fallen Tree Games is a renowned indie game development studio with a rich history of creating immersive and innovative gaming experiences. Founded in 2012, the studio was born out of the shared passion and vision of industry veterans Joe Moulding and Lewis Boadle. With a diverse portfolio of releases ranging from mobile puzzle series ‘Quell’ to epic open-world sandbox ‘American Fugitive’, the team is fully remote. Throughout their journey, Fallen Tree Games has consistently demonstrated their commitment to quality, creativity, and memorable player experiences. Their games have garnered numerous awards and nominations, earning them a loyal fanbase worldwide.

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