Senua’s Saga Hellblade 2 release date, platforms, trailers, and gameplay

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Ninja Theory has finally revealed when the Senua’s Saga Hellblade 2 release date will be, and fans couldn’t be more excited for what’s to come. Aside from announcing the kickoff to their psychology thrilling follow-up, the game’s developers also gave viewers a quick look at the excitingly terrifying combat and the brutal storyline that’s sure to keep fans talking in the months ahead of its launch.

But alas, it isn’t all sunshine and rainbows for the highly anticipated sequel, as some fans already plan to skip Hellblade 2 due to its digital-only release. Nevertheless, if you’re still excited to get your hands on what’s shaping up to be one of the year’s biggest and most visually arresting projects, keep reading to find out more.

When is the Hellblade 2 release date?

The Hellblade 2 release date will take place on May 21, 2024, for the Xbox Series X|S and PC. Developer Ninja Theory officially confirmed the sequel’s launch during the January 2024 Xbox Developer Direct showcase, wherein they also gave players a quick look at what they can expect in the next chapter of Senua’s harrowing adventure.

What platforms is Hellblade 2 on?

Senua’s Saga Hellblade 2 is available on the following platforms:

Unfortunately for PlayStation players, Hellblade 2 is an Xbox-exclusive game, so those on the Sony gaming console won’t yet be able to play the sequel. It’s currently unclear whether Ninja Theory will release a PS5 port in the future. But for now, you’ll need to get the game either on the current-gen Xbox platform or the PC to experience it.

Senua’s Saga Hellblade 2 trailers

Now, the in-depth, behind-the-scenes clips showcased during the Developer Direct weren’t the first trailers Ninja Theory released, as the studio had also previously provided an official trailer during The Game Awards 2023. Of course, the developers announcement of the sequel in 2019 was also accompanied by its own exciting snippet, which they then followed-up two years later with the gameplay reveal in 2021.

Senua’s Saga Hellblade 2 gameplay

Senua’s Saga Hellblade 2, much like its predecessor, features an over-the-shoulder action-adventure gameplay, similar to other prominent games, like Santa Monica Studios’ God of War and Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us. Based on the trailers Ninja Theory has provided, Hellblade 2 will be even more story-driven than the first, with the developers often merging cutscenes and combat together to give players an even more immersive experience.

According to the developers in their January 2024 Developer Direct segment, the sequel will also be much more brutal and unforgiving because they want players to experience Senua’s onscreen struggle “in every step of her journey.” Though Ninja Theory has yet to specify the changes they’ve made to the sequel’s brand new combat system, the sneak peeks they’ve provided so far indicate that it will be a wholly different experience to that of their previous installment.

That covers all you need to know about the Senua’s Saga Hellblade 2 release date. While you wait for more details on the game, check out our pages on the Avowed release date, the Diablo 4 Season 3 release date, and the 2024 upcoming games list.

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