The Lords of the Fallen Announced at Gamescom 2022 Opening Night Live

Dive into this epic adventure again and dare to hope!

A new dark-fantasy action-RPG called The Lords of the Fallen has been announced tonight during Gamescom’s Opening Night Live.

The Lords of the Fallen Announced

The Lords of the Fallen was recently announced during the Opening Night Live hosted by Geoff Keighley. It is developed by HEXWORKS (a CI Games studio). This is a reboot of the 2014 hit, Lords of the Fallen and it is currently in development for PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S. the game is powered by Unreal Engine 5.

Narrated by Joseph Quinn

The three-minute cinematic trailer showcased the upcoming game’s new dark fantasy setting and was narrated by actor Joseph Quinn, famous for his portrayal of Eddie Munson in Stranger Things. CI Games also revealed the game’s new title and logo, key art illustrating the vast world, split between the realm of the living and the dead – a core gameplay feature.

Reboot Takes Place A Thousand Years After First Game

The game will take place more than a thousand years after the events of the first game. This will introduce an all-new adventure in a vast, interconnected world, which is more than five times the original game. It is an expansive PRG experience and filled with NPC quests, compelling characters, and rich narrative. Create your own hero before going through this epic adventure. They can also invite a second player to join their adventure in an uninterrupted online co-op.

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 full gameplay reveal will be shown later this year.

Key Features:

  • 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 customization and progression
the lords of the fallen gamescom 2022

The Lords of the Fallen is in development for PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S.

Source: Press Release