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Blasphemous II

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Team17
Developer: The Game Kitchen
Release Date: Aug. 24, 2023

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'Blasphemous II' Leaked Release Date Reveals August Launch

by Rainier on June 8, 2023 @ 9:55 a.m. PDT

Blasphemous II returns to follow The Penitent One again through a mysterious land filled with nightmare blending skilled hack'n slash combat and tricky platforming elements, but improving upon the abilities and pixel art style.

The second scripture in the Blasphemous series portends the return of The Penitent One, with a story that continues from the free Wounds of Eventide update for the original game, where The Heart in the sky heralded the return of The Miracle and foretold the birth of a new miracle child. 

Hordes of grotesque enemies stand in your way, awaiting final judgement by the brutal hand of the Penitent One, with titanic twisted bosses also lurking in the darkness, waiting for their chance to return you to the grave from whence you came.   

Taking them down won’t be easy, but with Blasphemous II offering more chances to customize and improve your skill set, along with several new unique weapons to wield with righteous zeal and unending fury, victory might just be within grasp.    

Ultimately, only one thing is certain… Penance Never Ends

A quickly edited/updated PlayStation Store listing revealed Blasphemous II is scheduled for August 24, 2023.

A new Blasphemous II trailer on the PS5 store also includes the release date at the end, seemingly confirming the date.

Key Features:

  • Explore a fuller Non-Linear world: Having awoken in a strange new land, your journey starts anew in a series of enchantingly grotesque landscapes, oozing Gothic charm and littered with unforgiving traps. How you tackle the labyrinthian world remains at your discretion, there is no wrong turn to be made, only scores to settle 
  • Savage Combat: The Penitent One shows no mercy, and with a series of new weapons offering new moves, brutal executions, and expanded combos, destruction will rain on any that stand in his way 
  • Customize your playthrough your way: Blasphemous 2 offers up new ways to play, with the ability to customize and improve your base skillset, alongside several new unique weapons to unleash devastating attacks on enemies 
  • Grand Intense Boss Battles: Hordes of monstrous foes stand between you and your goal; twisted bosses with unique attack patters and sundering abilities will put your skills to the test as you fight to stand triumphant when the dust settles  
  • Explore a deep new world: A whole new world awaits, bustling with mysterious new NPCs to interact with, some will offer aid, some will ask for it, and others will send you on death defying missions to obtain long forgotten items. With so much to see and do, the stories and myths you encounter will help you unpick the games myriad of secrets, granting you a deeper understanding of this strange new world 

Blasphemous II is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS5, Xbox Series X|S and PC on August 24, 2023.

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