Today, Paradox Interactive and Tectonic Studio shared a new gameplay video of their upcoming simulation game Life by You.
The video, hosted by studio general manager Rod Humble (who you may know from his work on The Sims franchise and Second Life) shows an interesting feature of the game.
While with indirect control you can click on items to interact with them and locations to walk there as you would expect in other games in the genre, you can activate direct control to manually maneuver your character with the keyboard or a controller. , while the mouse action or button will allow you to interact with whatever the character is looking at.
On top of that, if you’re close enough to your parked vehicle, you can summon it and drive it right through town, which is certainly a nifty feature.
You can watch the game below.
life for you will get early access on Steam and the Epic Games Store for PC on September 12.
The game was teased during an event early last month and then fully revealed a couple of weeks later with the first trailer.
If you’re interested in simulation games, Paradox and Colossal Order have also been announced. city skylines successor Skylines of cities II during the same event. That will arrive for PC, Xbox Series X|S and PS5 in 2023, including Game Pass.