Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Gets A Simultaneous Early 2019 Release

Sekiro using fire against enemies

Renowned Bloodborne and Demon’s Souls developer FromSoftware collaborates with Activision Publishing, Inc. to bring Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, a fantastical, dark, and twisted new gameplay experience set in the world of late 1500s Sengoku Japan. Amidst the chaos of this brutal and bloody period, tensions rise, and a compelling new story unfolds.

First Look

The game was first teased last December, and properly revealed at this year’s E3 2018, along with Deracine, also from the same studio. It swaps out European high fantasy and knights for Japanese fantasy and ninjas, but fans of Bloodborne will find it has much of the same roots. And it’s rumoured that the trailer itself holds hints towards Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and Bloodborne being in the same universe.

Create Your Own Path

Sekiro and companion walking through a field

In Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, you are the “one-armed wolf”, a disgraced and disfigured warrior rescued from the brink of death. You are bound to protect a young lord who is the descendant of an ancient bloodline. But this duty makes you the target of many vicious enemies, including the dangerous Ashina clan. When the young lord is captured, nothing will stop you on a perilous quest to regain your honour. Not even death itself.

Take Revenge. Restore Your Honour. Kill Ingeniously.

Sekiro stabbing an enemy with his sword

Explore late 1500s Sengoku Japan, a brutal period of constant life and death conflict. Come face to face with larger than life foes in a dark and twisted world. Unleash an arsenal of deadly prosthetic tools and powerful ninja abilities. Blend stealth, vertical traversal, and visceral head to head combat in a bloody confrontation.

Simultaneous Release

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice will be released simultaneously in Asia, Japan, Europe, and America in early 2019. It will be available with subtitles in Traditional Chinese, Korean, and English, and voice acting in Japanese or English.