Sunday, July 8, 2018

Darksiders 3 Release Date Leaked

Microsoft Store might have unintentionally leaked the release date for upcoming hack and slash action-adventure Darksiders III.

One of the most anticipating game news action-adventure fans were dying to hear was something new about Darksiders III. This upcoming hack and slash title from Gunfire Games and THQ Nordic have players waiting eagerly to get a glimpse of a new gameplay, trailer or news of a release date during E3 2018 press conference but got nothing so far. However, looks like we have a launch date ahead of us this year on November 27, 2018, courtesy of a recent Microsoft Store leak.

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Darksiders III Release Date Leaked

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The first game of the series, Darksiders came out in 2010 for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, where players assume the role of War in an apocalyptic future. Since he arrived at work pretty early, he messed up and got into trouble. A sequel, Darksiders II was released in 2012 where Death of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, tries clearing out his brother's name. It was available for all platforms mentioned above including PlayStation 4, Wii U and Xbox One before going into a six-year hiatus.

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The third entry of the fan-favorite series, Darksiders III features Fury, a whip-wielding female "Horseman". She came back to the same war-torn Earth to finish what her brothers' started; seek out and destroy the Seven Deadly Sins. This feminine iteration of a Horseman the story is probably to replace the fabled Famine, because starvation apparently doesn't suit very much for an action-adventure hack and slash game. Compared to a whip lashing protagonist, it would seem lame.

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Darksiders III Microsoft Store Listing

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The title was initially stuck into development hell for a long period of time from 2012 as original developer of the franchise; Vigil Games was shut down due to its parent company THQ going completely bankrupt. In 2013, Nordic Games bought the rights to the game series to work on it suggesting it won't come out before two years. Then on May 2, 2017, the title was accidentally revealed through a leak from Amazon listing, a day before it was officially announced by the publisher.

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Despite the product page of the game at Microsoft Store showing a November 27 release date in the first place, now it has been replaced by saying "Coming Soon". Considering Darksiders III is only four months away from release and the news is already out, an official announcement from THQ will probably arrive soon. When the game was not showcased on E3 event last month, many believed that it may not relapse in 2018 but the leak suggests the studio is almost finished making it.