What you need to know
- Code Vein is a role-playing game about vampires with gameplay inspired by Dark Souls.
- The game should release on September 27 this year.
- It was pushed back by a year to polish up the experience.
- You can preorder it on Amazon (opens in new tab) for $60.
During the "Inside Xbox" at E3 2019, it was revealed that Bandai Namco's Code Vein should launch this September. Oddly enough, it was supposed to release in September 2018, before it was pushed back by a year. The game is a Bloodborne-like experience which features an anime aesthetic.
While we don't know a lot about the game, we do know that it takes place in a world inhabited by vampires. The description says the following.
The game just went up for digital preorder on Xbox One. You can always purchase the standard edition for $60, but if you want the season pass and some exclusvie in-game items, you'll want to go with the $80 Deluxe Edition (opens in new tab). As with any major "AAA" game nowdays, it's Xbox One X Enhanced. It's unclear what the resolution and frame rate are at this time.
Anime Dark Souls
Become a revenant
Bandai Namco will soon be delivering a post-apocalyptic Japanese role-playing game where players take control of vampiric creatures called "revenants." Get ready for some bloody action this September.
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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.
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