Among Us, a multiplayer video game initially launched in 2018, skyrocketed in popularity during 2020. The game revolves around a group of Crewmates striving to complete tasks while an Imposter cunningly plots their demise. Prepare yourself once more to put your detective skills to the test as you embark on an exhilarating multiplayer adventure, joining forces with up to 15 players from across the globe, all while fine-tuning your magnificent spaceship.
Who created Among Us?
Among Us was developed by Innersloth LLC, who describe it as a game that combines teamwork with treachery, providing an intriguing blend of loyalty and betrayal.
How to play
To play Among Us, imagine the familiar premise of social-deduction games like Mafia or Werewolf. At the beginning of each game, players are divided into two teams: Crewmates and Imposters. Meanwhile, three or fewer players are selected as Imposters, deceptively disguised as Crewmates but harboring a sinister agenda to eliminate them. Once the teams are determined, players are granted unrestricted freedom to traverse the map, choosing to either fulfill their assigned tasks or wreak havoc by sabotaging and executing their Crewmate counterparts.
When a Crewmate discovers a lifeless body or presses the emergency button located in the heart of the map, a crucial "Emergency Meeting" ensues. This is where your deductive reasoning and acting prowess come into play, as surviving players engage in heated debates to identify the Imposters and determine their expulsion from the game. The Crewmates emerge victorious by successfully ejecting all Imposters or by diligently completing all assigned tasks. Conversely, the Imposters achieve triumph by eliminating enough Crewmates to achieve numerical parity or by sabotaging critical components, such as oxygen tanks or nuclear generators, forcing the Crewmates into an insurmountable predicament.
This game, the original Among Us, is accessible through your web browser or as a downloadable version for your PC, offering you the flexibility to choose your preferred method of gameplay. Will you rise to the challenge, fulfill your mission, avert disaster, and evade detection? While it may sound straightforward, the slightest misstep can place your very life in jeopardy! Immerse yourself in the delightful world of cute, vibrant graphics as you prove yourself to be the epitome of stealth. Good luck!
WASD or arrow keys to move
Space bar or E to interact
M to open map
Esc to close opened interface