Soul Sacrifice launches in the US in April, May in Europe

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 29 January 2013 17:08 GMT

Soul Sacrifice for PS Vita launches in stores and via PSN across Europe in May and in the US in April, it’s been announced. There’s also a bonus available for those who pre-order the Keiji Inafune-designed title.

Those who pre-order the game will be given access to three magic items: 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; and Spirits’ Fulgurwood – Root provided by the Thunder spirits which tracks enemies on the ground and attacks with thunder spell.

It also comes with two costumes which players can use to customize their character. Another pre-order bonus is the Japanese voice-over pack for free, which will be sold separately post launch.

“I’m excited that we are finally able to announce the release date of Soul Sacrifice,” said Keiji Inafune, CEO of Comcept. “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 will release in Europe on May 1 and in North America on April 30.

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