Oddworld: Soulstorm Releases New Trailer, and Reveals Official Arrival Date

The trailer is out now! If you have already grabbed your PlayStation 5 then get ready for this new release too.

Oddworld: Soulstorm

Today we will talk about the much-awaited game Oddworld: Soulstorm. After a lot of waiting and sweating, the developers have finally decided to push the release date back. Initially, the game was planned to be released by the end of 2020. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the development was hindered to a great extent. They finally narrowed down the date to the Springs of 2021. The game Oddworld: Soulstorm will release by the end of February or the beginning of March 2021. The game will be available on Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, and Nintendo.

Oddworld: Soulstorm is a remake of the old game Oddworld: Abes’s Exoddus, the second game in the series franchise. The 2021 version is recreating the 1998’s version with enhanced visuals and will also expand the storyline. The game will be a continuation of 2014’s Oddworld: Nee ‘n’ Tasty and the reimagined version of 1998’s Oddworld: Abe’s Exoddus. Via press release,  it was announced that the game will release in later 2017. Later delayed to 2019,2020 and finally 2021. The game is a “complete story retake of Oddworld: Abe’s Exoddus inspired by our original tale”. A team of at least thirty people is working on the game right now. Due to the excruciating success of New ‘N’ Nasty, this game has a larger budget. 

Oddworld Soulstorm to release on PS5
Oddworld: Soulstorm On PlayStation 5

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Much like the previous parts in the series, the game is 2.5D. Side-scrolling perspective. The protagonist of the game is Abe, and his goal is to save his fellow mudrooms from slavery. The game is pretty simple but features a huge train hub area where players can access side missions and levels.

Oddworld Soulstorm: Details And Updates

The fictional planet Oddworld is the main center of the movie, and the planet in the game is ten times the size of the Earth. Oddworld is a predominantly dry planet, and it has its own Solar system, providing it with its own calendar, season, and clock. The main species of the game in the Oddworld universe are Mudokons. They are omnivorous arthropods with blue and green skin. Oddworld creator Lorne Lanning has explained that Mudokons are not always very sympathetic. Their main villain is Glukkons, a cephalopod like an arthropod.

Captured from Oddworld Gameplay in PS5

Oddworld series is a pentalogy called Oddworld Quintology, according to the developers of the game; however, Abe’s Exoddus and Stranger’s Wrath are not included in the series. The Quintology was to put a full stop after the first two games. After a couple of years of film production by the company, the gaming series is now rescheduled and recommissioned. The game is developed by Oddworld Inhabitants, Just Add Water, Sabotage Studio, Fat Kraken Studios.

The creators of the game, Sherry McKenna and Lorne Lanning have really high expectations of the new game. The game will be available on PlayStation 5, Windows, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox ONE, Game boy Advance, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Playstation portable, Playstation vita, Wii U, Nintendo Switch, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android and Ouya. Oddworld Inhabitants in association with Digital Dialect, Saffire, Just Add Water, Frima Studio, Square One Games, Fat Kraken Studios, Sabotage Studios, and streamline Studio worked together to develop this game. In contrast, it will be published by GT Interactive, Software, Infogrames, and EA games.

Fans are waiting eagerly for this game for quite a long time. Stay tuned for more updates!

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