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This article is about the remaster. For the original game see Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission Las Vegum (2005).



Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 is a remaster of Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission Las Vegum. It was first announced on July 6, 2018, together with Asterix & Obelix XXL 3.

The changes from the original game are listed below.

Changes/differences from the original

Gameplay

  • addition of shops where the player can restore health, buy shields, upgrades and figurines
  • addition of challenges: optional fights with large amounts of enemies and time limit; the player needs to hit punching bags in the challenge stands to begin
  • addition of enemies in places they were not in before
    • enemies are now present in boss fights
    • there is a chance of Larry Craft reappearing in the final boss fight
  • the keys for throwing Romans and using them as whips have been swapped
  • Dogmatix can now defeat enemies
  • addition of 3 difficulty modes, the player can freely switch between them
  • implementation of auto-save system
    • save slots have been removed
    • maps which were previously used to save the game are now points of fast-travel
    • the player can manually save the game by changing the characters' costumes
  • removal of Chapters
    • the player can no longer replay boss fights without starting a new game or using backed up save files made before completion of boss fights


Collectibles

  • helmet rebalancing
    • diamond helmets no longer increase helmet count
    • removal of multiplier collectibles
  • changes in collectibles' placement
  • roast boar now restores multiple hp
  • shields have been recolored and repurposed
  • new collectibles: postcards


100% Game Completion

For achieving a progress of 100% one needs to complete the following:

100% completion will reward the player with the Indomitable Player achievement.

Visuals

  • the Main menu is different: the animated background is replaced with a static blurred image, and there is no music
  • redesigned HUD: it now uses 2D illustrations instead of models
  • new health bar, represented by 4-part hearts; the player now starts out with 4 hearts (16 hp) and can raise their health up to 7 hearts (28 hp)
    • shields also consist of 4 parts, the player can have up to 3 shields; maxed health with 3 shields sums up to 40 hp
  • enhanced character models
  • enhanced textures
  • edited lighting (it is now brighter)
  • depth of field is now used (cannot be disabled)
  • addition of "classic" costumes for Asterix and Obelix which replicate their comic designs, the player can freely switch them in the Pause Menu
  • minor changes in environment details
    • addition of Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion posters, depicting Getafix
    • Internetus signs have been replaced with Microids logos
  • the cinematic cutscenes are not fullscreen by default, but can be switched to that

Extras

  • removal of souvenir shops
  • postcards have been changed into collectibles
  • figurines are now bought in the new shops; they are 3D models instead of pre-rendered animations and they still rotate but have no animations
  • the game no longer allows the player to rewatch the cinematic cutscenes


Trivia


  • The game's settings contain only one setting for quality, which makes insignificant change to the graphics but noticeably impacts framerate (unless the PC specs are high enough).
  • Some visual effects from the original game are missing.
  • The game was named Roman Rumble in Las Vegum: Asterix & Obelix XXL 2 in the US.
  • If too many Challenges are completed on the PS4 version, the game will crash.
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