Sunset Overdrive screenshot
Sunset Overdrive screenshot

You will be able to choose a female playable character in Sunset Overdrive, Insomniac Games has confirmed.

Not only will players have complete control over the gender of their character, but all clothing items are gender neutral. This mens a guy can wear a skirt if you want.

Somewhat cheekily - given the controversy over Ubisoft's lack of playable female characters in Assassin's Creed Unity - Insomniac has released a gameplay video of a female character wearing an outfit which very strongly resembles the garb of one of Ubisoft's assassins.

Check the video below.

Sunset Overdrive will launch October 31 for Xbox One.


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OMG, that must have cost a billion or so, where do they get all that Money?!
Posted 13:03 on 21 June 2014
Karlius's Avatar


Glad this is gaining some traction number one on my most wanted list.
Posted 00:58 on 21 June 2014
Nxs's Avatar


Just terrible! Should have been just dudes.
Posted 23:25 on 20 June 2014
Jesus_Phish's Avatar


Nice to see the VG award front and centre on that awards board.
Posted 23:10 on 20 June 2014
Endless's Avatar


This does look rather awesome I admit :)
Posted 19:13 on 20 June 2014
ThEvilMammal's Avatar


Well played Insomniac.
Posted 17:26 on 20 June 2014


Ha! Man, that is classic. Well done Insomniac.
Posted 17:04 on 20 June 2014
Lalaland's Avatar


Now that's a burn for the ages! Brilliant!
Posted 16:48 on 20 June 2014

Game Stats

Release Date: 31/10/2014
Developer: Insomniac Games
Publisher: Microsoft
Genre: Action
Rating: TBC
Site Rank: 720 68
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