Action-platformer Blasphemous is getting a story-concluding ultimate DLC on the finish of this 12 months, adopted by a brand new sequel someday later in 2023. The DLC, titled Wounds of Eventide will tie a neat bow on the title, which was initially launched in 2019. Wounds of Eventide shall be accessible as a free obtain on PS4 and different consoles beginning December 9, 2021.

If you haven’t heard of Blasphemous, the sport is a 2D Metroidvania the place gamers management “The Penitent One”: the lone survivor of a non secular congregation who wears a full plated masked helmet adorned with thorns. Armed along with his sword, the Mea Culpa, he’s tasked with liberating the tormented souls of Cvstodia. The sport options outstanding Catholic imagery, with many enemies and characters representing facets similar to guilt, penance, and even has a pope-like central antagonist named His Holiness Escribar.

Developer Game Kitchen has but to announce any particulars in regards to the upcoming Wounds of Eventide DLC. However, if it’s something like earlier DLC, followers are sure to get a great deal of content material that can hold them entertained till the discharge of the sequel. For context, the final DLC titled The Stir of Dawn added fully new story content material in addition to a New Game Plus, vastly enlarging the scope of the unique sport. It additionally reworked the sport’s fight and animations, in addition to many current mechanics like quick journey to enhance gameplay.

Similarly, whereas not a lot is thought in regards to the specifics of the Blasphemous sequel, Game Kitchen states that it has formally begun growth on the title. The studio expressed pleasure and thanked followers for his or her continued help, stating:

We’re so excited to lastly announce that we’ve began on a Blasphemous sequel, the neighborhood have proven a lot love for the primary sport and we will’t wait to share extra once we can!

The announcement trailer focuses totally on the prevailing sport’s DLC in superbly animated glory, with a shock sequel announcement in direction of the top. You can test it out beneath:

Blasphemous II is coming in 2023. The Wounds of Eventide DLC shall be accessible free for the primary sport on December ninth, 2021.

[Source: IGN]