The makers of the wonderful Salt and Sanctuary over at Ska Studios appear to be returning for a brand new challenge in the identical vein, entitled Salt and Sacrifice, and revealed right now on the Summer time Recreation Fest.
Like its predecessor, Salt and Sacrifice attracts on a number of the darkish and gothic tones of the Darkish Souls universe, in addition to a number of the identical difficult gameplay, however in a 2D sidescrolling setting. Nonetheless, it’s unclear if Salt and Sacrifice is a real sequel, because it duties gamers with a really particular mission – searching down mages.
Within the reveal trailer, we see the personalized and created participant character combating a wide range of mammoth enemies and utilizing varied weapons to confront their foes. By ingesting a concoction referred to as magebane they turn out to be a marked inquisitor, who’s is now tasked with the only real job of taking out mages.
The trailer gives greater than only a glimpse of the motion, as loads of fight and monsters are on show, ready to be found in Salt and Sacrifice. A gap shot reveals an intriguing sequence the place the characters are studying a large elk-like animal, however after that it’s straight right into a collection of detailed battle sequences.
Gamers are capable of make the most of magic, swords, spears, bow and arrow. There’s additionally a candy trying grapple system that helps reaching greater platforms. As well as, we get a glimpse of a wide range of lessons that gamers can choose, together with murderer, cleric, fighter, duelist, highblade, paladin, ranger, and sage. After choosing a category, a leveling system permits gamers to enhance stats like Energy, Arcana, or Resolve, amongst a number of others.
Stacked up towards this highly effective hero are some particularly threatening trying magic customers, a lot of whom appear to have used their spells to balloon to gargantuan dimension.
Salt and Sacrifice additionally options each native and on-line multiplayer.
Salt and Sacrifice is concentrating on launch in 2022 on PS5 and PS4. We are able to’t wait to be taught extra, as Salt and Sanctuary earned our excessive reward upon its launch in 2016.