The devs showed off a work in progress gameplay of the Archwing on their latest dev stream. In summary, there will be different types of Archwings all with separate abilities. There will also be ArchWing weapons separate from your warframe arsenal. No mention what this subgame mode (as they refer to it as) integrates with the regular game as of yet.
Digital Extremes made several announcements during their Gamescom Dev Stream about the upcoming updates to the game.
- Xbox One Release Date September 2
- Ice Planet Tileset and Game Mode
- Tyl Regor Boss redesign
- Updates to Kubrow (Dog) Customization
- Concepts for Underwater Tileset and Swimming
One of the biggest teasers is the introduction of space combat that is coming to the game in Update 15
The developers have said to expect on their next live dev stream on september 5th, a gameplay demo of the Archwing.
For details of what else was announced check out this post
Just a note to PS4 players still waiting for the lastest Update to come to PS4. The devs said they submitted a build of Update 14.1 to Sony for cert.
PC players, expect Kubrow customization in Update 14.5. (PC is currently on Update 14.2)
Archive of the Gamescom Stream