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The Finals announces surprise launch at The Game Awards 2023

One of many surprises during The Game Awards 2023 is that The Finals has launched with its first official season.

The Finals is a new-generation first-person shooter created by Embark Studios. Team-based combat is the focus and it comes with a near-fully destructible environment. Streamers, content creators, and FPS fans have been waiting for this one to launch.

Well, you don't have to wait any longer. After multiple beta periods throughout 2023, The Finals is live now. The Embark Studios team took to The Game Awards 2023 to announce that the game has released and is available to play immediately.

How to play The Finals after surprise TGA 2023 launch announcement

The announcement of The Finals launching is sure to bring in a large number of players. In fact, the developers are certain of it. So, sit tight if you can't get in right away. The official X account of The Finals revealed they are capping the amount of players and increasing that cap as the night goes on.

The best thing you can do now is make sure to download The Finals on your system of choice. It is available via PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, or Steam. You can follow these steps to start your download:

  1. Boot up your PC, PS5, or Xbox Series console
  2. Search for The Finals on Steam, in the PlayStation Store, or in the Xbox Store
  3. Click to download the game to your respective system
  4. Watch as the download finishes and then load into the game
  5. Patiently wait for Embark Studios to up the player cap and allow more users if you can't get in right away
(Image via Embark Studios)
(Image via Embark Studios)

You'll be happy to know that The Finals is completely free-to-play. There are in-game purchases like most free-to-play titles, but these are strictly cosmetic. If you're into fast-paced action with dynamic environments, then you'll want to get your hands on The Finals.

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