Soul Sacrifice will launch for PlayStation Vita in North America on April 30 and in Europe on May 1, Sony has announced.
Consumers who pre-order the game will receive an exclusive pack of in-game content, which includes a Japanese voice-over pack (this will be available for purchase, as well), two unique costumes and three magic items to aid players in battle. They are:
- 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
“I’m excited that we are finally able to announce the release date of Soul Sacrifice,” said project lead Keiji Inafune. “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!”
Soul Sacrifice is an action RPG developed in collaboration between Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Studio, Marvelous AQL, and Comcept. View screenshots of the pre-order bonuses, as well as the game’s final box art, at the gallery.