Konami’s canceled Sega Dreamcast sport Castlevania Resurrection is now out there to the general public. The 3D motion platformer went up for public sale on eBay earlier in April 2021. Comby Laurent, the proprietor of the web site Sega Dreamcast Info Games Preservation, acquired the construct and launched it on-line for archiving and distribution functions on April 27, 2021.

After receiving the prototype, Laurent uploaded the ROM to the web. His web site lists an intensive breakdown of the ROM’s information along with a download. This early beta of Castlevania Resurrection is a construct that reportedly predates E3 1999. Journalists got a hands-on demonstration of the online game that 12 months on the occasion. In this ROM, the participant takes management of Sonia Belmont and might combat off hordes of basic creatures from the collection in 5 separate places.

Taking place simply earlier than the occasions of the unique Castlevania, the protagonists of Castlevania Resurrection are Sonia and Victor Belmont. According to the Art Director Greg Orduyan, it was far alongside in improvement earlier than Konami pulled the plug in March 2000. Had the sport seen a launch, it will have been Victor Belmont’s debut within the collection. However, Konami would later introduce him in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2.

Although Konami has not made a mainline entry within the Castlevania collection since 2014, they’ve licensed the IP for a Netflix animated collection that will likely be wrapping up in 2021.