Following the big relaunch at Xbox Developer Direct 2024, developer Ninja Theory has shared more details. Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2will be released for Xbox Series X/S and PC. May 21, 2024.
First, it was revealed that the game would only be available digitally at launch, with no physical copies available. This has become a trend for new releases from smaller AAA studios, and Remedy Entertainment is following the same path. alan wake 2.
Digital distribution is a much cheaper way to release a game and can be released instantly in most regions of the world, allowing everyone to jump into a new game at the same time. According to Ninja Theory, the decision to go digital-only was made to ensure “freedom” in the production process, allowing the team to price the game at a lower cost while maintaining profit margins. I did.
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“We… took advantage of the freedom provided by digital-only distribution to create a game of a length that perfectly fits the intended experience, but at a lower price point to reflect the short length of the story. We were able to sell it,” Dom Matthews said. Ninja Theory’s studio head wrote: xbox wire.
“This framework allowed us to focus on what we really care about and take our fans on an unforgettable journey into Senua’s unique world.”
Mr Matthews further admitted: Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2 It will be sold in digital format at a price of US$49.99 (AU$75.90), which is slightly lower than the standard price for a modern AAA game.
Speaking more about the match, Matthews peppered his comments with some fresh trivia. xbox wire The post confirms that the length of the game “will be similar to the first” hell blade”, indicating that it is in 8-9 hours.
“Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II It will be a game made from the heart – it will be as long as the first game hell bladewith a focused narrative… again set in 10 harsh and beautiful landscapes, with brutal and visceral combat and traversal gameplay, exploring the world of Senua through perceptual puzzles guided by psychotic experiences. You can expect to re-engage in understanding.th Century Iceland. ”
Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2 Coming soon for Xbox Series X/S and PC May 21, 2024. It will also be available on Xbox Game Pass.