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Thumper update adds new harder difficulty, PS4 Pro support

Thumper update adds new harder difficulty, PS4 Pro support

Play+ mode speeds things up, removes continues.

Blazing hot and vaguely dangerous rhythm game Thumper just received a new update that adds an even harder difficulty, Play+ mode.

In Play+ mode, you play as a golden beetle that gains more points and moves much faster. But if you die once it's game over.

Play+ mode will unlock once you've finished level 3.

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Thumper is a rhythm action game of brooding, shifting menace. Something bad is coming this way, it seems to suggest. What form will it take? Well, it turns out that now we know. The horror has arrived. Testify, DanM (@Lithosfear):

Psychedelic rhythm game Thumper will be a PlayStation VR launch title

Trippy rhythm game Thumper will be a launch title on PlayStation VR upon its 13th October release, developer Drool has confirmed.

It will simultaneously launch on Steam.

We covered Thumper upon its announcement back in March. At the time I described it as "a more aggressive version of Amplitude mixed with Dyad." It's a pretty simple premise in which you guide a metallic beetle along a neon rail as you try to press buttons in tune to the marks you race across.

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