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Mirror’s Edge Catalyst’s new trailer gives a glimpse of open-world gameplay

Mirror's Edge

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst is shaping up to potentially be something special indeed, and each trailer and developer diary that’s released gets me more and more pumped about a return to the rooftops of its clean, glassy metropolis.

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This latest developer diary shows off a few new things. The developers talk about combat and how Faith will have to take down the various enemy archetypes in different ways, but without guns.

There’s a bit in there about how the open-world will work, and how it opens gameplay up to allow players to create their own routes, rather than picking from a small, predefined selection.

Even the way the soundtrack has evolved sounds great, it adapting to what’s going on – more percussion comes in when you’re running, and it drifts off into chords when you’re taking in the crystal horizon. Have a watch:

If you missed last week’s combat and movement trailers, you can check them out here.

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst will be available on May 26.