Three operators against nine different herds of Archaeans, all of which exhibit different traits depending on the area you are defending. This is how you define Extraction Spillover game mode in one short sentence.
He is a mad. This pushes you to your limits, as you and your teammates will need to defend an area for a minute and a half. It may seem like a short period of time, but it’s not here at all.
With nine areas on the map, each has a different trait: Archaeans invisible, Archaeans with spores, or mutations. Are you ready to face the dangers?
Well, you better be. After playing Spillover for a few hours, I can say that it’s all down to you, your teammates, and how you handle your balls and utility.
It’s the perfect mining experience. Although you always know what will appear once you activate the REACT gadget, it feels like you are facing the unknown.
Communication, coordination and site preparation are key. Reinforcing or barricading are aspects of siege we don’t often see in Extraction. Here, these can be very impactful. Reinforcing a wall, barricading a window, or creating a new vantage point can save you time that will end up feeling invaluable.
Additionally, smooth communication with your teammates and coordination are essential. It really feels like the best of Extraction – the chaos, high enemy count – and Siege, with its tactics, its strategies, its communication. It perfectly combines the best of seat and extraction.
Even though I know it’s not that deep, it really feels good. Chaos controlled at one point. Time flies too, as you only have 25 minutes to complete the tasks.
In order not to burn yourself to death, there are various health kits, REACT kits, and bullet kits next to the extraction area. It is a very good addition that could change your destiny.
Operators like Capitão, Zofia or Gridlock are useful operators, especially Gridlock. His Trax Stingers will slow down enemies and give your team enough time to kill more Archaeans. Don’t think about bringing a Hibana or any other Operator with weak weapons. Instead, bring a Doc to heal your teammates, a Finka, or a Lion.
It’s a fun experience. It’s pure chaos, but at the same time, you have to think twice about everything. You are left in the wild and must kill as many Archaeans as possible. Defend the area while the gadget does its thing when activated, like in Siege. And the good thing is that if it gets destroyed, you can always get another one from the extraction area.
Once you blend in with the environment and get used to the weapons, abilities, and your teammates, you’ll be more than ready to take on these Crisis event challenges. Although it may seem quite difficult at first, just keep playing, improve and you will finally enjoy and win.
It’s a crisis event, it’s not meant to be an easy challenge. It is, indeed, difficult. Stay, improve, win. Protect the world from the Archaeans. The perfect extraction experience.