Lords of the Fallen 2 is dead, long live The Lords of the Fallen. That’s right, developer CI Games has ditched the ‘two’ for its Lords of the Fallen sequel. Very little was revealed about the game (other than change in suffix), but a fancy pre-rendered trailer was shown showing lots of combat between towering dark dudes with lots of heavy armor.
HOWEVER, a quick visit to the just-activated website for the game provides a whole heap of new details. Seemingly more than just another Soulslike with nothing new to show, The Lords of the Fallen will let players explore two vast parallel worlds, leverage a mysterious device of substantial power, support full online PvE and PvP and also use Unreal Engine 5. A full gameplay video will be released later this year.
The full press release for The Lords of the Fallen can be seen below:
Taking place more than a thousand years after the events of the first game, The Lords of the Fallen introduces an all-new adventure in a vast, interconnected world, more than five times larger than the original game. An expansive RPG experience – filled with NPC quests, compelling characters, and rich narrative – players will need to create their own hero before tackling the immersive single player campaign. They will also have the option to invite a second player to join their adventure in uninterrupted online co-op – a new feature for the franchise.
Hexworks is led by Executive Producer, Saul Gascon (Dead by Daylight, PayDay 2,) and Creative Director, Cezar Virtosu (Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Assassin’s Creed: Origins). Founded in 2020, they lead a global team of over 75 internal developers and a network of external partners, working together to create a new dark vision for the divided worlds of The Lords of the Fallen. Powered by Unreal Engine 5, The Lords of the Fallen is designed exclusively for new-generation consoles and PC.
“The Lords of the Fallen is the spiritual successor fans of the original title have always wanted,” said Cezar Virtosu, Creative Director. “The game is significantly larger, with a vast, interconnected dual world split between the realms of the living and dead, that players can explore alone or with friends. It’s darker and more challenging, with faster soulslike combat, stronger thematic, richer narrative, deeper RPG systems, and more immersive storytelling.”
- A vast, interconnected world – over five times larger than the original game
- An expansive RPG experience – a huge roster of NPCs to meet and stories to uncover
- Tactical combat – a fast, fluid and challenging combat system
- Devastating magic – turn the tide of battle with spells and character buffs
- Uninterrupted online co-op – explore a vast and dark world together
- Define your legend – full character customisation and progression
You can catch the debut trailer for The Lords of the Fallen below: