Dontnod Has Revealed a June Release Date for Vampyr
Last week, we told you about some new details shared in Dontnod Entertainment’s four-part web series on Vampyr with a look at Episode 3: Human After All. Now, as the webseries comes to a close with it’s fourth and final episode, we’ve learned more about the story, and a release date has been finally been revealed.
To celebrate the upcoming release of the newest title from the developers behind Life is Strange, they have been giving fans an inside look each week via a free Vampyr webseries on Youtube. In this final episode Dontnod explains “what makes videogames unique compared to other storytelling mediums, as well as their signature approach to narrative.” As the webseries draws to a close, Dontnod has revealed that the release date is set for June 5th of this year!
In addition to the big launch date reveal, the fourth episode also delved deeper into the story. In the last episode, Narrative Director Stéphane Beauverger explains that the player will be enthralled with the intricate gameplay systems within Vampyr. As such, exploration, investigations, combat, player encounters and all the choices are intertwined with the game’s narrative. Phillippe Moreau, Game Director, elaborated further stating that the feeling of control and the relationship between a player and their character, are unique to the gaming industry and he has worked to make this even more special within Vampyr. You can watch the latest episode below.
For more about the game, you can check out a brief summary below:
“London, 1918. You are newly-turned Vampyr Dr. Jonathan Reid. As a doctor, you must find a cure to save the city’s flu-ravaged citizens. As a Vampyr, you are cursed to feed on those you vowed to heal. Will you embrace the monster within? Survive and fight against Vampyr hunters, undead skals, and other supernatural creatures. Use your unholy powers to manipulate and delve into the lives of those around you, to decide who will be your next victim. Struggle to live with your decisions… your actions will save or doom London.”
For all other details make sure to take a look at the official website, and take a gander through the four-part webseries. Vampyr will release on June 5th for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Are you excited to finally get a release date? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below and keep it locked for updates!