Darksiders 3 is set to launch on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on November 27, 2018, publisher THQ Nordic announced today.
This news comes after a long period of silence since Darksiders 3‘s original announcement back in 2017. Along with the release date announcement comes a full pre-order campaign so fans can claim their copy of Darksiders 3 and its special editions as early as today. This campaign is ambitious and one of the most rewarding ones I have seen, but we will get to those specifics in a moment.
Players that decide to pre-order Darksiders 3 will receive the game along with Fury’s exclusive DLC armor skins. The skins will always be visible during gameplay but not affect the characters armor stats, just the way it should be. The DLC Armor will be available on launch day.
Along with the release date announcement, THQ Nordic dropped a new trailer for Darksiders 3. As usual, IGN got the video for their “First” segment, so you can find it on their site, or YouTube since they’re never far behind. The video showcases Flame Fury for the first time and teases some new areas and moments.
Those of you that want to pre-order your copy through either the PlayStation Store or Microsoft store will have a chance to choose from 3 exclusive offers; exclusive in-game content, 24-hour early access to the game, or special discounts. The specifics for each opportunity can be found here.
THQ Nordic has also given fans the chance to order one of two exclusive limited-edition bundles for Darksiders 3 that reward those die-hard fans for sticking with the series for so long. The Collector’s Edition or the Apocalypse Edition.
The Collector’s Edition will come with the game, in a premium box, a Fury figurine standing just under a foot tall, an original steel book, artbook, soundtrack, and the exclusive DLC armor.
The Apocalypse Edition of Darksiders 3 is where shit gets crazy… On top of the game, DLC armor, steel book, artbook, and soundtrack, fans that pre-order this impressive edition will also receive a premium box, a fabric wall scroll (with hanger), a heavyweight amulet/necklace, and four figurines. That’s right, on top of Fury, you will also get War, Vulgrim, and Death, its ok to shit yourself now… I know I did.
In Darksiders 3 players will return to a post-apocalyptic Earth and take part in awesome hack-n-slash action. You will assume the role of Fury and join her in her quest to hunt down the seven deadly sins. The Charred Council has called upon this horseman to battle across heaven, hell, and Earth in an attempt to restore the balance between good and evil.
Unlike War and Death, Fury is a mage and her form evolves throughout gameplay, along with her abilities and weapons. The game world of Darksiders 3 has been described as “an open-ended, living, free-form planet Earth, dilapidated by war and decay, and overrun by nature”. Fury will travel between locations battling demons, angels, and other creatures while solving/unlocking puzzles in order to progress the story.
After years of speculation and waiting long time fans of the Darksiders series will only need to wait a few more months to enter this new chapter in the Darksiders universe! Darksiders 3 drops worldwide November 27, 2018, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.