PS Vita exclusive Soul Sacrifice was officially unveiled in May last year and quickly became one of the most talked about titles for the handheld. A demo was subsequently released in Japan during December, giving fans around the world some hands-on time with this promising dark fantasy action-RPG.
Now Sony has revealed when the game will be released in the West and what pre-order bonuses fans can look forward to receiving.
Soul Sacrifice will be available at retail and via PSN from April 30th in the US and May 1st in European territories. Meanwhile, pre-ordering the game in either of these territories will net you the following items:
- Two unique costumes with which players can customise their character
Three magic items to aid players in battle:
- Spirits’ Flamepike ‒ Shards of the spear provided by Fire spirits, unleashing a five hit combo attack with heat effects
- Spirits’ Blightstone ‒ Explosive stones with poison effects provided by the spirits
- Spirits’ Fulgurwood ‒ Root provided by the Thunder spirits. Tracks enemies on the ground and attacks with thunder spell
Japanese voice-over pack
Soul Sacrifice’s lead designer Keiji Inafune responded to these announcements with the following message to fans:
“I’m excited that we are finally able to announce the release date of Soul Sacrifice. I have put all my passion and soul into the game’s concept and my talented team has made an incredible effort to create the best game it could ever be. I’m confident that we’ve created an extremely engaging game that you will enjoy playing.
“The game has become nothing like any other game with an original and deep world settings which could only be possible in a dark fantasy environment. I’m looking forward to you being able to experience the unique adventure of real heroism in Soul Sacrifice. Immerse yourself in the world of Soul Sacrifice and have fun playing it!”
Here’s the game’s US box art:
Head over here to browse through El33tonline’s previous coverage of this exciting new IP from SCE Japan Studio.
Source: PlayStation Blog