Revealed at E3 this year, FromSoftware’s Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice instantly intrigued gamers. Our own team at the event had the chance to check-out a behind the stage demo of the game and walked away impressed and eager for more. Today, as Gamescom is getting underway, the developers have announced Sekiro will arrive on PS4, Xbox One, and PCs on March 22, 2019.
If you’re a FromSoftware fan, or just really excited about Sekiro, they also revealed details on an upcoming collector’s edition of the game, complete with unique goodies:
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, a third-person, action-adventure game with RPG elements, is planned to release globally on March 22, 2019. To celebrate, fans attending Gamescom 2018 in Cologne, Germany will be among the first in the world to play the game. Additionally, the Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Collector’s Edition, which is packed with collectible items, will be available for pre-order starting today in select markets. Digital pre-orders for the game will also kick-off starting today in select markets.
New gameplay details about Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice reveal that the prosthetic tools belonging to the “one-armed wolf” protagonist can be reconstructed to unlock new actions such as powerful charge attacks. These attacks allow the player to broaden their approach to defeat their foes.
The Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Collector’s Edition, available now for pre-order at select retailers, delivers fans the following collectible items:
7” Shinobi Statue
Replica Game Coins
Developed by FromSoftware, fans will find familiarity in the gritty Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice gameplay where combat reigns supreme. Directed by Hidetaka Miyazaki, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is a single-player game that puts players in the protagonist role of a hard-hearted warrior whose mission is to rescue his master, a young lord, and exact revenge on his arch nemesis. Players will enjoy combining features, such as vertical traversal, with visceral head-to-head battle to fulfill their destiny in a vast world filled with beautiful vistas, enormous castles, bizarre weaponry, and fearsome enemies.
Sekiro is getting it’s first public hands-on demo during Gamescom, which means there’s likely to be more news (or even a new trailer) for the rest of us. Be sure to keep it here to Cinelinx for all the updates!