10 Sep 2021 9:59 PM +00:00

Deathloop: Everything We Know So Far

Deathloop, the next title from Arkane Studios, is coming to PS5 in 2021. Offering a time-bending assassination adventure told from two conflicting perspectives, it sounds as if it'll offer some truly unique combat and gameplay scenarios.

Let's dive into all we know about the latest game from the studio behind Dishonored.

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Deathloop Has Gone Gold - August 6th

Arkane confirmed that Deathloop's just gone gold, advising they're ready for launch on September.

Deathloop Has Been Curated For Next-Gen Consoles, Says Developer - August 5th

In July (Issue 4) of Play Magazine, the Game's Director Dinga Bakaba discussed the decision to make Deathloop exclusive to PC and next-generation consoles. You can read more here.

New Deathloop Trailer Reveals Deeper Look At Pre-Order Contents - July 22nd

Bethesda has revealed a new trailer allowing players to view the cosmetics up for grabs. Both pre-order contents from the standard edition and the Deluxe Edition are on display.

Reprise Ability And More Shown Off - July 9th

Sony's latest State of Play highlighted Colt's Reprise ability, with 9 minutes of gameplay.

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Day One Patch Size Revealed - July 5th

PropseroPatches.com may have revealed the game's day one patch size, although this is subject to change.

According to the site, the game's update weighs in at 16.1GB.

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Release Date

Deathloop has been delayed, and now won't ship until September 14.

“We’ve made the very hard decision to delay the launch of Deathloop to September 14, 2021. At Arkane we have a strong vision for Deathloop, and we don’t want to compromise on that. But we also need to do all we can to ensure the health and safety of everyone in the studio.”, the game's director Dinga Bakaba explained.

Find out more here.

Platforms

Deathlloop is going to be a two platform exclusive when it releases. According to a blog post posted on the Playstation website, it will not release on the Xbox Series X but instead will only be playable on the PS5 and PC. With Microsoft acquiring Bethesda, it'll come to new platforms later.

In fact, it appears it could come to Xbox next year.

Trailer

Check out the first gameplay trailer:

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What Is Deathloop?

As per the game's storefront synopsis:

Take on the role of Colt as you search for a way to put an end to a timeloop trapping Blackreef while being hunted by the island’s inhabitants.

Use powerful weapons and abilities to take out eight key targets across the stunning and chaotic island before the day resets.

Lurking in the shadows is rival assassin Julianna whose sole mission is to take Colt out and keep the loop going. Learn from each cycle, try new paths and approaches to break the loop once and for all.

Expect time-bending, supernatural assassination fun, then. There are going to be multiple ways to play Deathloop, which does not come as a surprise from Arkane. The line between stealth and chaos will likely be just as fun to walk as it is in Dishonored, but we may just end up going for the latter with the game supporting PS5's Dualsense controller's adaptive triggers.

Weapons

Deathloop will feature the usual pistols, shotguns, and rifles, but also some quirky-looking offerings too. Find out all we know here.