There have been loads of eyes on the upcoming martial arts motion recreation Sifu because it was revealed earlier this yr. Following its delay announcement at Sony’s July State of Play, at this time the sport acquired a brand new official launch date.
Announced throughout Gamescom’s Opening Night Live showcase at this time, Sifu will formally be releasing on February 22, 2022. The launch date announcement got here alongside a brand new trailer that highlighted extra of the clean-looking fight that so many followers have been wowed by.
Opening Night Live host Geoff Keighley additionally revealed that he obtained the possibility to play the PlayStation console unique and that the sport “plays just as good as it looks.” Additionally, he in contrast Sifu to a different 3D action-brawler sequence, the Batman Arkham video games, but in addition famous that it nonetheless requires precision, like in 2D combating video games reminiscent of Mortal Kombat or Street Fighter.
While Sifu’s delay into 2022 was positively a disappointment for followers who’re anticipating the sport, it’s good to know that the wait gained’t be too lengthy into the brand new yr. What’s extra, the time between the delay announcement in July and the brand new launch date announcement was comparatively quick, so the fighter nonetheless appears to be excessive on loads of gaming lovers’ anticipated video games lists for 2022.
Sifu can be releasing in February alongside Horizon: Forbidden West, which additionally revealed its launch date throughout Opening Night Live. With Horizon, the untitled God of War sequel, and Gran Turismo 7, it looks like PlayStation homeowners can have fairly the action-packed yr, and Sifu is barely going to sweeten the pot.
When the studio behind Sifu, Sloclap, introduced that the sport could be showcased throughout Opening Night Live on Twitter, it additionally remarked that it has extra to point out earlier than the summer time ends. It’s not at present clear if the sport’s look at Gamescom was all that the studio was referring to within the tweet, however as there are just a few weeks left within the season, there’s probably extra details about the title on the way in which.
Alongside Sifu, Opening Night Live confirmed off numerous titles and was filled with different gaming bulletins, essentially the most notable being the launch date reveals of Horizon: Forbidden West and Halo Infinite. Additionally, loads of time was dedicated to an in-depth take a look at Call of Duty: Vanguard and the newly introduced Saints Row franchise reboot.
Sifu is ready to launch on February 22, 2022 for PC, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5.
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