Saints Row has always had incredibly in-depth character creation, but it seems to extend to everything customizable in the new game. A recent Saints Row The trailer featured character customization, vehicle customization, weapon customization, and a look at how players can customize their empires. Before that, Game Rant got to see a presentation about its customization options.
At first glance, Saints RowThe vehicle customization options feel deeper than most racing games, as most racing games aim for a certain level of realism, while the Saints throw it out the window. There are over 80 vehicles in the game, including the basic expectations and a ton more, like food trucks, hoverboards, VTALs, and more. There is even a vehicle, the Frying Dutchman, which appears to be a Sponge Bob SquarePants reference.
Saints Row Vehicle Customization
Every aspect of the vehicle can be customised, with one developer commenting that this is the deepest customization in the series. Much like the hoods, roofs, tires, spoilers, side skirts and more are customizable, but the depth of options is where Saints Row shines. When it comes to tires, for example, players can even adjust the tire profile, from extremely low to extremely low. There are special rim options, like them being wooden, and players can even customize individual axles if they want.
Vehicles also come with signature abilities that allow players to use their vehicles in ways that most games don’t. It adds depth to Saints Row’s vehicular gameplay; it’s not that players just choose the fastest car on the road to steal. Players can unlock abilities like cannonball and chain that will destroy cops or rivals chasing them. There are knee pads to blast tires from vehicles that stop next to the player, and there’s even an option for ejection seats, so players can fly around and put their wingsuit in place. Saints Row at any time. Really, that’s just the tip of the iceberg too.
To really put the empire in Saints RowIn the criminal empire of Santo Ileso, players can also design the types of vehicles their crew will stop in. There will be many places around Santo Ileso to acquire vehicles and necessary upgrades, and they can access them from the Saints Row HQ Garage. Indeed, players may want to spend as much time under the hood, or on the body, or any area as they do customizing their Boss in Saints Row.
Saints Row releases August 23 for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.
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