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Official Launch of First VR Authentic JRPG “SOUL COVENANT”

Official Launch of First VR Authentic JRPG “SOUL COVENANT” – A New Chapter in Narrative-Driven VR Gaming

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. April 18, 2024 –Thirdverse, a pioneer in VR development and publishing, announced the global release of its groundbreaking multiplayer VR Narrative Action JRPG, SOUL COVENANT. Developed by the acclaimed team behind the beloved Japanese Action RPG, SOUL SACRIFICE, its new spiritual successor SOUL COVENANT transports players into a post-apocalyptic Tokyo, offering an unparalleled VR journey. Available now for $39.99 on Meta Quest 3, Meta Quest 2, and $49.99 on PSVR2 and PCVR platforms.
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Embark on a Journey to Save Tokyo: SOUL COVENANT unfolds in a devastated Tokyo, standing as humanity’s final defense against the genocidal AI army, “Deus Ex Machina.” Players become part of the “Reincarnation Project,” embodying warriors with the memories of historical heroes, fighting for the survival of humanity and the future of Tokyo. This title promises to deliver a narrative-rich experience, intense combat, and a unique take on death and rebirth mechanics, alongside cooperative multiplayer gameplay for up to 4 players.
Key Features of SOUL COVENANT include:

  • Deep Emotional Storytelling: Immerse yourself in a narrative-driven experience that explores themes of sacrifice, redemption, and the resilience of the human spirit.
  • Intense Hack and Slash Combat: Battle against advanced AI enemies in adrenaline-pumping combat encounters that will test your skills and reflexes to their limits.
  • Death and Rebirth Mechanics: Explore the concept of death and rebirth as integral gameplay elements, fueling the intensity of your journey and shaping the fate of Tokyo.
  • Multiplayer Experience: Team up with friends in multiplayer mode (1-4 players) and strategize together to overcome the challenges that await. 

Teruyuki Toriyama, Executive Producer of SOUL COVENANT, said: “We’re honored to deliver the first authentic JRPG experience in VR with the launch of SOUL COVENANT, building on our legacy with the highly successful and beloved SOUL SACRIFICE. This game is a tribute to our dedication, creativity, and the groundbreaking potential of VR technology. We eagerly await the community’s response and are excited for players to immerse themselves in the rich, narrative-driven world we’ve created.”
Product Overview:

  • Supported Platforms: Meta Quest 3, Meta Quest 2, PSVR2, and PCVR
  • Genre: VR Narrative Action JRPG
  • Price: $39.99 on Meta Quest 3, Meta Quest 2, and $49.99 on PSVR2 and PCVR platforms
  • Release: April 18, 2024
  • Players: 1-4
  • Website: https://soul-covenant.com/

About Thirdverse, Co., Ltd

Founded in 2020, Thirdverse, Co., Ltd is a virtual reality game development, distribution and management company paving the path to the metaverse with two studios in Japan and the United States.

Thirdverse is experienced in sword-fighting multiplayer VR games and has expanded into PvP shooting, narrative-driven VR games and VR Esports. The studio has launched two successful VR co-op sword-fighting games “SWORDS of GARGANTUA” and “ALTAIR BREAKER” for Meta Quest 2 and PCVR. In November 2023, Thirdverse launched multiplayer VR hero shooter “X8” developed by its US Studio. In November, they announced that both titles are joining the lineup for PlayStation®VR2. Additionally, Thirdverse revealed in late 2023 that the core team of the Japanese favorite action RPG SOUL SACRIFICE had reunited with its studio to develop its spiritual successor “SOUL COVENANT” for VR. Thirdverse continues to drive a robust roadmap of VR titles and feature updates scheduled for release in 2024 and beyond.

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