Since more people are staying at home lately, games are one of the best ways to keep in touch with friends and family. Among Us, a game launched on June 15 2018 by InnerSloth, got a great increase in popularity in the last months. The online multiplayer game take place in different places where 4 up to 10 players have to complete a set of tasks, among the players we can find maximum 3 impostors. The players that join the game beside the tasks they have to report when find bodies or when they witness a crime can call an emergency meeting.
Among Us is a free game on mobile (Android and IOS) and it can be found on Steam Store at the price of 4.99$. There is a way to run mobile apps on PC with the help of emulators. Bluestacks is one of the most popular android emulators used by players on PC. I will show you how to setup Bluestacks and start playing Among Us for free on your computer.
- Download the official version of Bluestacks from their website and run the installer. After the setup is done the program should start automatically.
- Login with a Google account to have access to the AppStore
- Search for Among Us and install the app
- After the setup the game will be added to the homescreen of Bluestacks emulator, click and start playing the game.
This is a simple trick to run the game for free on PC and the game is cross-plaform which means that you can play with your friends no matter what version they run, mobile or desktop.
A game consists of 4 to 10 players, and it can have a maximum of 3 impostors. The goal of the impostors is to kill all the regular players from the game while the regular crew have to finish unharmed and trying to find and eject the impostors. You have to resolve different tasks and you can call emergency meeting with the crew when find a dead player or you are witnessing a crime made by the impostor. During the meeting every player is discussing and you can vote to eliminate a player that is suspect. When a player is killed by the impostor, he becomes a ghost, can’t interact with other crew members but the ghost can help them solve the tasks without being seen.
During the game you have to be very careful how you talk to the other crew members, the goal is to earn their trust and work together to find all the impostors and go on safe with the journey.
There are 3 maps that can be played in a game of Among Us. The Skeld, first map of the game, is set on a spaceship, second map is named MIRA HQ and the action takes place on a sky base and the last map that is available in the game is called Polus, players are in a research base from the purple planet of Polus.
This game is best enjoyed while played with friends or family. Is very simple to create a lobby, password protected to have fun with your favorite people. Because of the popularity the number of players is growing every day and you will have no problem finding a game while queueing solo.
The developers are still getting new updates, new maps and cosmetics even new animations that make everything more fun. While people are still waiting for new features to be announced by the developers, we are expecting to see a game, Among Us 2 probably, that will bring a number of new maps, a new and improved lobby and account system and maybe a ranked mode.