Kung Fu brawler Sifu is releasing two weeks sooner than scheduled, now popping out on February 8, 2022. Developer Sloclap additionally revealed a brand new trailer showcasing the fight system and growing older mechanic. The sooner launch implies that Sifu won’t need to compete with different big-name titles comparable to Horizon Forbidden West and Elden Ring, or Future 2’s new Witch Queen growth, all of that are releasing on the finish of February 2022.
We’re approaching Gold Grasp on Sifu and are joyful to announce that we’re transferring up the discharge by two weeks! #SifuGame shall be launched on February eighth, 2022
Try our two new gameplay movies on @PlayStation beginning at 8:15 AM PT / 5:15 PM CEST pic.twitter.com/2ek2DyPaBz
— SifuGame (@SifuGame) November 18, 2021
The announcement comes just some months after Sloclap introduced earlier this Summer time that it could delay Sifu to Early 2022. As with many delayed video games this yr, the principle perpetrator was the problems surrounding distant work through the pandemic. Whereas Sloclap neighborhood supervisor Felix Garczynski provided an apology, he assured followers that the group would try to make the perfect recreation attainable. Later, Sloclap additionally introduced an official launch date of February 22, 2022 alongside opening preorders.
Along with the brand new launch date announcement, Sloclap additionally took to PlayStation Weblog to disclose some key movie inspirations in addition to clarify some vital gameplay mechanics. In Sifu, gamers will management a younger martial arts pupil as they examine the assassination of their household. Geared up with a magical pendant that resurrects them after demise at the price of a yr of growing older, gamers will punch their means via seedy golf equipment and hideouts to seek out out the reality.
Sloclap explains that gamers will age in accordance with the variety of instances they’ve died. The primary demise will age you one yr, the second demise two years, and so forth. Moreover, gamers can even have entry to shrines the place they will add perks to assist them in fight. Ageing can even cut back your most well being, however improve the power of your assaults. Previous a sure age, nonetheless, gamers shall be unable to maintain combating and leading to a recreation over. This can even end result within the participant shedding all of their perks.
Don’t fear, although. On the finish of every “chapter”, the sport will save your progress and assist you to strive once more with the age you had if you accomplished it. Which means that gamers will be capable to push themselves to do no-death good runs with out having to fret about ranging from the very starting.
You’ll be able to try the official Sifu launch date and fight trailer beneath:
Sifu launches on February 8, 2022.[Source: Twitter, PS Blog]