Among Us has been updated to Version 2022.12.8. You can see the patch notes for this update below.
Adds a new game mode: Hide ‘n Seek
If you’re a Crewmate, your goal is to complete tasks to run down the timer and survive until the time is up to win. If you’re the Impostor, your goal is to eliminate all the Crewmates!
Do tasks – they make the timer go down faster.
Watch your danger meter! If the Impostor is far away, the danger meter will be empty. The closer an Impostor is, the more the bar will fill up (red means they’re REALLY close) and the louder the music gets! Crewmates get a limited number of vents in this mode, so use them wisely to escape.
FINAL HIDE! These are the last few moments of the game where the Impostor gets a power boost, special Seek map, and a directional ping to where any surviving Crewmates are. CRYING. SCREAMING. TERRIFIED.
Show Names options. There’s a new setting only for Hide n Seek called “Show Names”. This shows usernames above the heads of players. Turning this off can make it more difficult for Impostors to find Crewmates if they are hiding behind certain objects! Choose the Impostor (private lobbies only). You can pick who the Impostor is via a player’s username or select “Round-robin” and let the game cycle through the players who are it. Choosing Impostors is only for private games so hosts can’t abuse this in public lobbies!
Flashlight Mode. If set to “On”, Flashlight Mode will be activated and all players will have to control a cone of vision. If set to “Off”, all players will have radial vision (they will be able to see in a circle around them.)
Other Notable Changes:
New game filter options
When looking for public lobbies or creating one, you are now required to designate what kind of lobby it is. Currently, there are four options:
- Beginner: Best for new players.
- Casual: Best for players just looking to have fun and not take the game too seriously.
- Serious: Best for players looking to win and play more deliberately.
- Expert: Best for players who know Among Us well.
Note: Filters will display with the exact options chosen. E.g. “Beginner” and “Serious” will find you lobbies tagged as BOTH those items. It will NOT list lobbies listed as only “Beginner” or “Serious”.
Pet your pets! You can now pet your lovable companions in-game and in lobbies. Stand near your pet and hold down the button to pet them.
New Haunt button. Died? Wish you could track your friends or enemies easier to watch the end of the game? Our handy new Haunt button for ghosts allows you to do just that. Track any alive Crewmate, Impostor, or haunt your fellow ghosts!
What’s New in Cosmetics?
- more cosmetics can now be bought with beans
- adds a nugget pet
- nowflake and Snowbean Cosmicubes are back until January 1st
- adds a new Gift Cube Cosmicube, available until February 2st
- Benoit Blanc from Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is coming on December 13th (available until January 10th)