From the makers of Bloodborne and Dark Souls, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is the brand new action-adventure game by From Software.
Featuring the crushingly challenging gameplay the studio is famous for, From Software fans will be pushed to the absolute limit when the game launches on PS4, Xbox One and PC.
With the Sekiro release date just a few weeks away, Express Online has teamed up with publisher Activision to reveal everything you need to know about Shadows Die Twice.
Sekiro Shadows Die Twice release date…
Fans of From Software don’t have long to wait for Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, which has a March 22 release date on PS4, Xbox One and PC.
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Story and Setting…
The single-player game puts players in the protagonist role of a hard-hearted warrior whose mission is to rescue his master, a young lord who is the descendant of an ancient bloodline, and exact revenge on his arch nemesis.
Set in the re-imagined world of late 1500s Sengoku Japan; a brutal, bloody period of constant life-and-death conflict, in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice you are the ‘one-armed wolf’, a disgraced and disfigured warrior rescued from the brink of death.
This reimagining of Japanese aesthetic blends a withered, yet vivid, world of the late 1500s Sengoku Japan as the age of warring states nears its end.
Witness a world brought to its knees by constant bloodshed; a ravaged world on the brink of destruction. Explore these environments, rich with From Software’s intricate design and steeped with secrets to discover.
Check out the trailer above for a closer look at the game’s story.
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice gameplay features…
Exploration is key:
Players will experience the thrill of exploration and discovery in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice like never before. Through exploration, players can uncover new items, meet new characters, and encounter hidden enemies.
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice gameplay is centred around sword combat, enhanced by a variety of prosthetic arm attachments that supplement or change the way a player fight.
Achieving strategic mastery of ‘Sekiro or the “one-armed wolf’s” techniques and abilities, from prosthetic tools, swordplay to stealth and the grappling hook is no easy feat. To overcome difficulties and bring each situation under control, gamers must discover, integrate and use a variety of new tools when heading into combat.
Play as a highly talented shinobi in the service of a young lord raised and trained by the Owl. After suffering defeat at the hands of a shadowy Ashina samurai seeking the unique heritage of your master, the two of you are separated.
Deep in the mountains, in a dilapidated temple, you reawaken to your fate. You must take back your master and exact revenge on your enemy at all costs.
Hard to the core:
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is a hard-core game worthy of the name From Software. Miyazaki designed Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice this way! Fans of From Software will find the gameplay challenging, yet fun and rewarding. The quality of combat, level of challenge, and creative enemies and bosses are something that can only be found in a From Software title.
Used as an opportunity for a tactical retreat or to deceive an enemy and go on the counter-offensive, this new combat strategy allows players to resurrect on the spot, even after a hasty death.
Larger than life enemies:
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice features fantastical fearsome enemies and bosses. Players will battle with larger-than-life enemies that will test their mettle in a variety of situations. From hidden enemies to discover to 3D combat, the quality of creative enemies and bosses are something that can only be found in a From Software title.